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
Wrong Track 55%
Right Direction 39%
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
Disapprove 51%
Approve 47%
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%
Very Negative 31%
Somewhat Positive 13%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Neutral 9%
Undecided 1%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 900 registered voters
Negative 43%
Positive 38%
Neutral 18%
Undecided 1%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 736 likely voters
Barack Obama I 50%
Mitt Romney 45%
Other 3%
Undecided 2%
Depends 1%

Party Identification

Asked of 900 registered voters
SD Strong Democrat (D) 22%
SR Strong Republican (R) 18%
independent 16%
LR Lean Republican (R) 12%
LD Lean Democrat (D) 10%
Democrat 10%
Republican 7%
Undecided 3%
Other 2%