Right Direction / Wrong Track logo Right Direction / Wrong Track logo
Is the United States Heading in the Right Direction?

Updated: Oct. 3, 2022 | By Lydia Rose Rappoport-Hankins

 

“Now, generally speaking, would you say that things in the country are going in the right direction, or have they pretty seriously gotten off on the wrong track?”

Morning Consult surveys more than 6,000 U.S. adults daily on their views regarding the current state and trajectory of the country, providing an unparalleled gauge of public sentiment. This dashboard is updated weekly to offer a topline look at that data. Learn more about Political Intelligence and sign up below to get the latest data first.

Perceptions of the State of Affairs in America:
A Demographic Breakdown

Shares of respondents who believe that the United States is on the right track

SUBSCRIBE

Our Best Intel

A Daily Roundup of Morning Consult's Latest Data, Charts & Insights

All fields are required

About

Methodology

Every day, Morning Consult surveys a representative sample of 6,400 U.S. adults on average and asks the question, “Now, generally speaking, would you say that things in the country are going in the right direction, or have they pretty seriously gotten off on the wrong track?” Results are weighted to account for a range of demographic characteristics including age, gender and race/ethnicity, and have a margin of error of +/-1 percentage point.

About Morning Consult

Morning Consult is a global decision intelligence company changing how modern leaders make smarter, faster, better decisions. The company pairs its proprietary high-frequency data with applied artificial intelligence to better inform decisions on what people think and how they will act. Learn more at morningconsult.com.

Email press@morningconsult.com to speak with a member of the Morning Consult team.