Emily Swanson | December 15, 2009
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling job creation?
Total: 38 / 47
Unemployed: 47 / 44
How would you rate the condition of the national economy these days? Is it very good, fairly good, fairly bad, or very bad?
Total: 22% Very/Fairly Good, 77% Very/Fairly Bad
Unemployed: 12% Very/Fairly Good, 88% Very/Fairly Bad
Do you think the economy is getting better, getting worse, or staying about the same?
Total: 29% Better, 23% Worse, 47% Same
Unemployed: 27% Better, 22% Worse, 50% Same
Regardless of how you usually vote, do you think the Republican party or the Democratic party is more likely to create new jobs?
Total: 42% Democratic, 31% Republican
Unemployed: 45% Democratic, 24% Republican
So far, do you think the government's stimulus package has made the economy better, made the economy worse, or has it had no impact on the economy so far?
Total: 32% Better, 15% Worse, 46% No impact
Unemployed: 33% Better, 13% Worse, 50% No impact
From what you know so far, which comes closest to your own view?
6% Total / 2% Unemployed: The economic stimulus package has already created a substantial number of new jobs in the U.S.
44% Total / 51% Unemployed: It will create a substantial number of new jobs but hasn't done that yet
45% Total/ 41% Unemployed: It will not create a substantial number of new jobs
Over the next year, do you think the job market in your area will get better, get worse, or stay about the same?
Total: 39% Better, 18% Worse, 41% Same
Unemployed: 39% Better, 22% Worse, 36% Same