Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 59%, Right Direction 33% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 4/13-4/17/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 800 adults
Wrong Track 59%
Right Direction 33%
Mixed (vol) 6%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 800 adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 800 adults
Disapprove 52%
Approve 45%
Undecided 3%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 adults
Very Positive 30%
Very Negative 26%
Somewhat Positive 18%
Somewhat Negative 13%
Neutral 13%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 adults
Negative 36%
Positive 33%
Neutral 26%
Undecided 6%

2012 National House Race

Asked of registered voters
Democrat 46%
Republican 44%
Undecided 10%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of registered voters
Barack Obama I 49%
Mitt Romney 43%
Other 4%
Undecided 2%
Depends 1%

Party Identification

Asked of 800 adults
SD Strong Democrat (D) 21%
LR Lean Republican (R) 15%
SR Strong Republican (R) 15%
independent 14%
LD Lean Democrat (D) 13%
Republican 9%
Democrat 9%
Other 3%
Undecided 1%

Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 800 adults
Bad Idea 45%
Good Idea 36%
No Opinion 17%
Undecided 2%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Negative 24%
Neutral 23%
Somewhat Positive 22%
Somewhat Negative 19%
Very Positive 11%
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 1%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Positive 24%
Neutral 21%
Very Negative 19%
Somewhat Negative 19%
Very Positive 15%
Undecided 1%