Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 74%, Right Direction 17% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 10/6-10/10/11)

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

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
Right Direction 17%
Wrong Track 74%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 44%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 39%
Disapprove 57%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 23%
Somewhat Positive 23%
Neutral 14%
Somewhat Negative 12%
Very Negative 28%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Positive 27%
Neutral 30%
Negative 29%
Undecided 14%

2012 National Presidential General Election

Asked of 1000 Adults
Depends 1%
Obama I 51%
Other 5%
Perry 39%
Undecided 4%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1000 Adults
Depends 1%
Obama I 46%
Other 5%
Romney 44%
Undecided 4%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 16%
2 Democrat 9%
3 Lean Democrat 15%
4 independent 19%
5 Lean Republican 16%
6 Republican 8%
7 Strong Republican 12%
8 Other 4%
9 Undecided 1%

2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of 336 Likely Voters - Republican
Bachmann 5%
Cain 27%
Gingrich 8%
Huntsman 3%
Not Voting 1%
Paul 11%
Perry 16%
Romney 23%
Santorum 1%
Undecided 5%

Rick Santorum Favorable Rating

Asked of 336 Likely Voters - Republican
Neutral 26%
Somewhat Negative 6%
Somewhat Positive 22%
Undecided 37%
Very Negative 5%
Very Positive 4%