Emily Swanson | October 15, 2009
Economist / YouGov
10/11-13/09; 1,000 adults, 4.9% margin of error
Congressional Job Approval
14% Approve, 60% Disapprove (chart)
2010 House: Generic Ballot
47% Democrat, 37% Republican (chart)
State of the Country
40% Right direction, 48% Wrong track (chart)
President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Do you approve
or disapprove of Barack Obama receiving the Nobel Peace Prize?
35% Approve, 45% Disapprove
Which of these statements best describes how you feel about Barack Obama being awarded
this year's Nobel Peace Prize?
20% I think Barack Obama deserved this year's Nobel Peace Prize
39% I am happy Barack Obama received the prize, but the Nobel Committee really
should have waited until he had been president longer and had accomplished
41% I think that awarding the prize to Barack Obama this year was a mistake; he
does not deserve it
Overall, given what you know about them, do you support or oppose the proposed changes
to the health care system being developed by Congress and the Obama Administration?
51% Support, 49% Oppose (chart)
Do you favor or oppose having a "public option" which would allow individuals to purchase
health insurance coverage from the government?
45% Favor, 33% Oppose