RealClearPolitics Poll AverageSM
Right Track-Wrong Track/Direction of Country

Poll
Date
Right Direction
Wrong Direction
Spread
RCP Average
2/12 - 3/8
31.4%
61.4%
-30.0%
3/6 - 3/8
30%
67%
-37%
2/25 - 3/1
30%
64%
-34%
2/23- 2/27
32%
62%
-30%
2/23 - 2/26
34%
59%
-25%
2/16 - 2/19
29%
57%
-28%
2/13 - 2/15
34%
61%
-27%
2/12 - 2/15
31%
60%
-29%
2/6 - 2/9
35%
62%
-27%
2/6 - 2/8
35%
61%
-26%
1/26 - 1/29
31%
57%
-26%
1/24 - 1/26
33%
63%
-30%
1/22 - 1/25
38%
60%
-22%
1/22 - 1/25
32%
61%
-29%
1/12 - 1/15
33%
54%
-21%
1/9 - 1/12
36%
61%
-25%
1/6 - 1/9
33%
54%
-21%
1/5 - 1/8
31%
62%
-31%
1/3- 1/5
32%
65%
-33%
12/12 - 12/13
32%
54%
-22%
12/8 - 12/11
36%
61%
-25%
12/5 - 12/7
33%
64%
-31%
12/2 - 12/6
31%
60%
-29%
11/29 - 12/1
34%
60%
-26%
11/16 - 11/20
31%
62%
-31%
Gallup
11/17 - 11/20
36%
62%
-26%
11/10 - 11/11
26%
68%
-42%
11/7 - 11/9
32%
64%
-32%
11/4 - 11/7
26%
63%
-37%
11/2 - 11/6
31%
62%
-31%
10/13 - 10/16
31%
68%
-37%
10/12-13 & 17
31%
62%
-31%
10/12 - 10/16
26%
60%
-34%
10/9 - 10/12
27%
66%
-39%
10/8 - 10/10
28%
59%
-31%
10/5 - 10/10
34%
58%
-24%
10/3 - 10/5
28%
66%
-38%
10/3 - 10/5
26%
69%
-43%
9/19 - 9/21
33%
61%
-28%
9/14 - 9/15
35%
58%
-23%
9/9 - 9/13
31%
63%
-32%
9/9 - 9/12
32%
57%
-25%
9/8 - 9/9
28%
66%
-38%
9/6 - 9/8
32%
65%
-33%
8/8 - 8/11
37%
60%
-23%
8/2 - 8/4
36%
54%
-18%
8/1 - 8/3
37%
59%
-22%
7/29 - 8/2
37%
57%
-20%
7/25 - 7/28
40%
58%
-18%
7/19 - 7/25
37%
56%
-19%
7/11 - 7/12
39%
53%
-14%
7/8 - 7/11
34%
52%
-18%
7/7 - 7/10
31%
54%
-23%
6/20 - 6/26
36%
56%
-20%
6/20 - 6/22
43%
53%
-10%
6/16 - 6/19
42%
56%
-14%
6/10 - 6/15
33%
61%
-28%
6/7 - 6/8
41%
52%
-11%
6/6 - 6/8
38%
60%
-22%
6/6 - 6/8
35%
59%
-24%
5/17 - 5/23
37%
55%
-18%
5/12 - 5/16
35%
52%
-17%
5/2 - 5/5
39%
58%
-19%
5/2 - 5/4
36%
59%
-23%
4/18 - 4/21
38%
56%
-18%
4/13 - 4/19
34%
56%
-22%
4/4 - 4/7
38%
59%
-21%
4/4 - 4/6
38%
56%
-18%
3/31 - 4/3
34%
51%
-17%
3/21 - 3/23
38%
59%
-21%
3/15 - 3/21
41%
52%
-11%
3/15 - 3/17
44%
51%
-7%
3/7 - 3/10
42%
56%
-14%
3/7 - 3/9
39%
54%
-16%
3/7 - 3/9
40%
55%
-15%
2/24 - 2/28
42%
52%
-10%
2/16 - 2/21
38%
56%
-18%
2/14 - 2/16
47%
48%
-1%
2/10 - 2/14
42%
48%
-6%
2/7 - 2/10
46%
52%
-6%
2/7 - 2/9
39%
58%
-19%
1/14 - 1/18
39%
56%
-17%
1/15 - 1/17
40%
48%
-8%
1/13 - 1/17
40%
47%
-7%
1/13 - 1/14
46%
49%
-3%
1/5 - 1/9
40%
54%
-14%
1/3 - 1/5
44%
51%
-7%
12/13 - 12/14
40%
50%
-10%
12/1 - 12/16
39%
54%
-15%
12/9 - 12/13
41%
46%
-5%
12/6 - 12/8
43%
52%
-9%
Newsweek
12/2 - 12/3
46%
46%
EVEN
11/18 - 11/21
40%
54%
-14%
Gallup
11/7 - 11/10
44%
54%
-10%
11/3 - 11/11
47%
46%
+1%
11/3 - 11/5
46%
51%
-5%
11/2 - 11/3
41%
51%
-10%

RCP Final Pre-Election Avg
10/27-11/1
43.3%
50.9%
-7.6%
11/1
45%
52%
-7%
10/31-11/1
43%
52%
-9%
10/29 - 10/31
46%
52%
-6%
10/29 - 10/31
41%
47%
-6%
10/28 - 10/30
47%
51%
-4%
10/27 - 10/29
39%
56%
-17%
10/27 - 10/28
42%
46%
-4%
10/25 - 10/28
41%
53%
-12%
10/21 - 10/22
40%
56%
-16%
10/20 - 10/22
43%
54%
-11%
10/18 - 10/20
41%
56%
-15%
10/17 - 10/19
44%
54%
-10%
10/15 - 10/19
36%
58%
-18%
10/17 - 10/18
39%
48%
-9%
10/14 - 10/17
39%
57%
-18%
10/14 - 10/15
40%
55%
-15%
10/11 - 10/14
41%
52%
-11%
10/6 - 10/8
43%
54%
-11%
10/4 - 10/7
40%
53%
-13%
10/4 - 10/6
40%
56%
-16%
10/4 - 10/5
41%
53%
-12%
10/1 - 10/3
40%
51%
-11%
10/1 - 10/3
48%
47%
+1%
9/30 - 10/2
38%
57%
-19%
9/29 - 10/1
42%
54%
-12%
9/27 - 9/30
41%
50%
-9%
9/25 - 9/28
42%
53%
-11%
9/20 - 9/23
39%
53%
-14%
9/21 - 9/23
43%
51%
-8%
9/20 - 9/22
38%
53%
-15%
9/20 - 9/22
45%
52%
-7%
9/20 - 9/22
41%
54%
-13%
9/17 - 9/19
39%
49%
-10%
9/17 - 9/19
43%
50%
-7%
9/15 - 9/17
42%
54%
-12%
9/12 - 9/16
41%
51%
-10%
9/13 - 9/15
41%
56%
-15%
9/12 - 9/15
41%
53%
-12%
9/3 - 9/12
42%
51%
-9%
9/9 - 9/10
39%
53%
-14%
9/8 - 9/9
46%
48%
-2%
9/7 - 9/9
44%
52%
-8%
9/2 - 9/3
43%
49%
-6%
8/31 - 9/2
45%
50%
-5%
8/23 - 8/25
36%
50%
-14%
8/9 - 8/29
39%
52%
-13%
8/21 - 8/24
40%
52%
-12%
CBS News
8/15- 8/18
39%
55%
-16%
Battleground Poll
8/15- 8/17
39%
54%
-15%
Gallup
8/9- 8/11
44%
55%
- 11%
8/3 - 8/5
39%
59%
- 20%
8/2 - 8/5
39%
55%
- 16%
Marist
7/30 - 8/2
41%
48%
- 7%
Newsweek
7/29 - 7/30
36%
58%
- 22%
Annenberg
7/5-7/25
37%
55%
- 18%
NBC/WSJ
7/19-7/21
36%
48%
- 12%
7/18-7/20
40%
54%
-14%
7/17-7/21
39%
54%
-15%
7/8 - 7/18
38%
55%
- 17%
7/12 - 7/15
38%
52%
- 14%
7/10- 7/13
41%
54%
- 13%
7/8 - 7/11
41%
57%
- 16%
7/8 - 7/9
40%
54%
- 14%
7/6 - 7/8
39%
49%
- 10%
7/6 - 7/7
47%
48%
- 1%
7/5 - 7/7
41%
56%
- 15%
6/16 - 6/30
35%
56%
- 21%
6/25 - 6/28
36%
48%
- 12%
6/23 - 6/27
36%
57%
- 21%
6/20 - 6/23
40%
55%
- 15%
6/8 - 6/21
40%
50%
- 10%
6/6 - 6/10
40%
54%
- 14%
6/7 - 6/9
40%
56%
- 16%
6/5- 6/8
34%
58%
- 24%
6/3 - 6/6
39%
59%
- 20%
6/2 - 6/5
44%
50%
- 6%
5/18 -5/24
41%
58%
- 17%
5/18 -5/24
41%
58%
- 17%
5/20 - 5/23
30%
65%
- 35%
5/10 - 5/13
37%
56%
- 19%
5/3 - 5/9
33%
61%
- 28%
5/3 - 5/6
36%
56%
- 20%
5/2 - 5/4
36%
62%
- 26%
5/1 - 5/3
33%
50%
- 17%
4/26 - 5/3
44%
55%
- 11%
4/23 - 4/27
36%
55%
- 19%
4/19 - 4/22
40%
54%
- 14%
4/15-4/17
44%
49%
- 5%
4/8-4/9
36%
59%
- 22%
4/5 - 4/7
38%
57%
- 19%
3/28 - 3/31
38%
57%
- 19%
3/27 - 3/30
36%
55%
- 19%
3/16 - 3/22
48%
51%
- 3%
3/16 - 3/21
42%
50%
- 8%
3/10-3/14
38%
54%
  - 16%
3/8- 3/11
39%
60%
  - 21%
3/6- 3/8
41%
49%
  - 8%
3/1-3/3
35%
60%
 - 25%
2/6,28,29,3/1
40%
54%
  - 14%
Pew Research
2/24 - 2/29
39%
55%
 -16%
CNN/Gallup/USA Today
2/9 - 2/12
45%
54%
  - 9%
CNN/Time*
2/5 - 2/6
60%
NA
NA
Ipsos-Public Affairs/AP
2/2 - 2/4
44%
52%
   - 8%
CNN/Time
1/14 - 1/15
65%
NA
NA
CNN/Gallup/USA Today
1/12 - 1/15
46%
53%
  - 7%
Ipsos-Public Affairs/AP
1/5 - 1/7
49%
46%
  + 3%
CNN/Gallup/USA Today
1/2 - 1/5
55%
43%
 + 12%
*: Instead of right direction vs. wrong direction, CNN/Time asks "are things in the country going very or fairly well?"

Ayres McHenry is a Republican Polling Firm, Democracy Corps is a Democratic Polling Firm

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