Poll Update

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating - Negative 36%, Positive 31% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 1/22-1/24/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 20 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Positive 31%
Neutral 26%
Negative 36%
Undecided 7%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
Right Direction 30%
Wrong Track 61%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 48%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 51%
Disapprove 41%
Undecided 8%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 13%
Disapprove 80%
Undecided 7%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 28%
Somewhat Positive 22%
Neutral 10%
Somewhat Negative 14%
Very Negative 25%
Undecided 1%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of Registered Voters
Depends 1%
Obama I 49%
Other 4%
Romney 43%
Undecided 3%

2012 General Election: Gingrich vs Obama

Asked of Registered Voters
Gingrich 37%
Obama I 55%
Other 5%
Undecided 3%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 20%
2 Democrat 10%
3 Lean Democrat 14%
4 independent 14%
5 Lean Republican 14%
6 Republican 10%
7 Strong Republican 13%
8 Other 3%
9 Undecided 1%

2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of 248 Likely Voters - Republican
Gingrich 37%
Not Voting 1%
Other 1%
Paul 12%
Romney 28%
Santorum 18%
Undecided 3%

Rick Santorum Favorable Rating

Asked of 441 Registered Voters
Neutral 25%
Somewhat Negative 12%
Somewhat Positive 18%
Undecided 22%
Very Negative 15%
Very Positive 8%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Adults
Democrat 47%
Republican 41%
Undecided 12%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 8%
2 Somewhat Positive 23%
3 Neutral 24%
4 Somewhat Negative 19%
5 Very Negative 25%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 1%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 3%
2 Somewhat Positive 7%
3 Neutral 25%
4 Somewhat Negative 7%
5 Very Negative 12%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 46%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 15%
2 Somewhat Positive 23%
3 Neutral 23%
4 Somewhat Negative 21%
5 Very Negative 18%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 4%
2 Somewhat Positive 14%
3 Neutral 22%
4 Somewhat Negative 16%
5 Very Negative 16%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 28%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 4%
2 Somewhat Positive 10%
3 Neutral 23%
4 Somewhat Negative 10%
5 Very Negative 21%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 32%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 8%
2 Somewhat Positive 15%
3 Neutral 22%
4 Somewhat Negative 12%
5 Very Negative 32%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 11%