Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 55%, Right Direction 39% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 9/12-9/16/12)

Population 900 Registered Voters
Margin of Error ±3.27 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 900 Registered Voters
Right Direction 39%
Wrong Track 55%
Mixed (vol) 4%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 900 Registered Voters
Approve 50%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 900 Registered Voters
Approve 47%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 900 Registered Voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 900 Registered Voters
Very Positive 35%
Somewhat Positive 13%
Neutral 9%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 31%
Undecided 1%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 900 Registered Voters
Positive 38%
Neutral 18%
Negative 43%
Undecided 1%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 736 Likely Voters
Depends 1%
Obama I 50%
Other 3%
Romney 45%
Undecided 2%

Party Identification

Asked of 900 Registered Voters
1 Strong Democrat 22%
2 Democrat 10%
3 Lean Democrat 10%
4 independent 16%
5 Lean Republican 12%
6 Republican 7%
7 Strong Republican 18%
8 Other 2%
9 Undecided 3%