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 12 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

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

Obama Job Approval

Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

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

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 800 Adults
Positive 33%
Neutral 26%
Negative 36%
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
Depends 1%
Obama I 49%
Other 4%
Romney 43%
Undecided 2%

Party Identification

Asked of 800 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 21%
2 Democrat 9%
3 Lean Democrat 13%
4 independent 14%
5 Lean Republican 15%
6 Republican 9%
7 Strong Republican 15%
8 Other 3%
9 Undecided 1%

From what you have heard about Barack Obama's health care plan, do you think his plan is a good idea or a bad idea? If you do not have an opinion either way, please just say so.

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

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 11%
2 Somewhat Positive 22%
3 Neutral 23%
4 Somewhat Negative 19%
5 Very Negative 24%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 1%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 15%
2 Somewhat Positive 24%
3 Neutral 21%
4 Somewhat Negative 19%
5 Very Negative 19%
6 Undecided 1%