Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 58%, Right Direction 33% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 5/16-5/20/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 13 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
Right Direction 33%
Wrong Track 58%
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 43%
Disapprove 52%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 51%
Disapprove 42%
Undecided 7%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 32%
Somewhat Positive 17%
Neutral 10%
Somewhat Negative 12%
Very Negative 29%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Positive 34%
Neutral 23%
Negative 38%
Undecided 5%

2012 National House Race

Asked of Registered Voters
Democrat 44%
Republican 43%
Undecided 13%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of Registered Voters
Depends 1%
Obama I 47%
Other 6%
Romney 43%
Undecided 4%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 21%
2 Democrat 8%
3 Lean Democrat 15%
4 independent 16%
5 Lean Republican 14%
6 Republican 7%
7 Strong Republican 15%
8 Other 3%
9 Undecided 1%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 15%
2 Somewhat Positive 20%
3 Neutral 21%
4 Somewhat Negative 16%
5 Very Negative 21%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 7%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 9%
2 Somewhat Positive 23%
3 Neutral 23%
4 Somewhat Negative 19%
5 Very Negative 24%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 2%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 17%
2 Somewhat Positive 22%
3 Neutral 19%
4 Somewhat Negative 21%
5 Very Negative 19%
6 Undecided 1%