Poll Update

US Economy - Better or Worse - Getting Worse 77%, Getting Better 13% (Gallup 12/4-12/7/08)

Population 1,009 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Gallup
This poll asked respondents 3 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Right now, do you think that economic conditions in the country as a whole are getting better or getting worse?

Asked of 1009 Adults
Getting Better 13%
Getting Worse 77%
Staying the Same 8%
Undecided 2%

Party Identification

Asked of 1009 Adults
Republican 27%
independent 33%
Democrat 37%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1009 Adults
Approve 20%
Disapprove 74%
Undecided 6%