U.S. economy improving?
Americans are sharply divided over whether the U.S. economy is on the mend.
Our national poll found 38% believe the economy is improving, 38% believe it’s deteriorating, and 22% believe the economic is staying the same – not improving or worsening.
Among Republicans, 53% say the economy is deteriorating, 18% say it’s improving, and 28% say the economy is staying the same.
Democrats: 68% say the economy is improving, 11% say it’s getting worse, and 19% say it’s the same.
Independents: 48% worse, 30% better, 19% staying the same.
The poll’s demographic crosstabs: Poll Position crosstabs – economy status.
Poll Position’s scientific telephone survey of 1,242 registered voters nationwide was conducted Feb. 12, 2012 and has a margin of error of ±3%. Poll results are weighted to be a representative sampling of all American adults.
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