Poll Update

Barack Obama Favorable Rating - Very Positive 29%, Somewhat Positive 23% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 1/13-1/17/11)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 35%
Wrong Track 56%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Undecided 4%

2) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 53%
Disapprove 41%
Undecided 6%

3) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 5%

4) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Positive 29%
Somewhat Positive 23%
Neutral 15%
Somewhat Negative 14%
Very Negative 18%
Undecided 1%

5) Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Positive 27%
Neutral 21%
Negative 49%
Undecided 3%

6) Party Identification

Asked of 1,000 adults
SD Strong Democrat (D) 20%
Democrat 11%
LD Lean Democrat (D) 10%
SR Strong Republican (R) 12%
Republican 9%
LR Lean Republican (R) 11%
independent 18%
Other 7%
Undecided 2%

7) 2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of 1,000 adults
Mitt Romney 19%
Haley Barbour (R) 2%
Mitch Daniels (R) 3%
Newt Gingrich (R) 10%
Mike Huckabee (R) 18%
Not Voting 6%
Sarah Palin (R) 14%
Ron Paul (R) 8%
Tim Pawlenty (R) 5%
Rick Santorum (R) 3%
John Thune (R) 1%
Other 2%
Undecided 8%

8) 2012 National Presidential General Election

Asked of 1,000 adults
Barack Obama 51%
Mike Huckabee (R) 41%
Not Voting 1%
Other 4%
Undecided 3%

9) 2012 General Election: Gingrich vs Obama

Asked of 1,000 adults
Barack Obama 54%
Newt Gingrich (R) 35%
Not Voting 1%
Other 5%
Undecided 5%

10) Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 1,000 adults
Good Idea 39%
Bad Idea 39%
No Opinion 21%
Undecided 1%