Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 58%, Right Direction 33% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 2/29-3/3/12)

Population 800 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.5 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ
This poll asked respondents 15 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 800 Adults
Right Direction 33%
Wrong Track 58%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 800 Adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 45%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 800 Adults
Approve 45%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 4%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
Very Positive 28%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Neutral 14%
Somewhat Negative 12%
Very Negative 25%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
Positive 28%
Neutral 28%
Negative 39%
Undecided 5%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of Registered Voters
Depends 1%
Obama I 50%
Other 4%
Romney 44%
Undecided 1%

2012 General Election: Gingrich vs Obama

Asked of Registered Voters
Gingrich 37%
Obama I 54%
Other 7%
Undecided 2%

2012 General Election: Santorum vs Obama

Asked of Registered Voters
Obama I 53%
Other 5%
Santorum 39%
Undecided 3%

Party Identification

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 18%
2 Democrat 9%
3 Lean Democrat 16%
4 independent 18%
5 Lean Republican 15%
6 Republican 7%
7 Strong Republican 13%
8 Other 3%
9 Undecided 1%

2012 National GOP Primary

Asked of 400 Likely Voters - Republican
Gingrich 13%
Not Voting 2%
Paul 13%
Romney 38%
Santorum 32%
Undecided 2%

Rick Santorum Favorable Rating

Asked of 400 Registered Voters
Neutral 21%
Somewhat Negative 16%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Undecided 16%
Very Negative 23%
Very Positive 8%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 800 Adults
Democrat 46%
Republican 41%
Undecided 13%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 8%
2 Somewhat Positive 24%
3 Neutral 23%
4 Somewhat Negative 19%
5 Very Negative 24%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 2%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Very Positive 15%
2 Somewhat Positive 23%
3 Neutral 24%
4 Somewhat Negative 18%
5 Very Negative 18%
6 Undecided 2%