Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 53%, Right Direction 40% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 9/26-9/30/12)

Population 1,000 Registered Voters
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 1,000 registered voters
Wrong Track 53%
Right Direction 40%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Disapprove 51%
Approve 46%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Very Positive 37%
Very Negative 31%
Somewhat Positive 15%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Neutral 6%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Negative 44%
Positive 41%
Neutral 14%
Undecided 1%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Very Negative 24%
Neutral 19%
Somewhat Positive 19%
Very Positive 18%
Somewhat Negative 14%
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 6%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Strongly Favorable 23%
Strongly Unfavorable 20%
Neutral 18%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Undecided 12%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Democrat 47%
Republican 43%
Undecided 10%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 832 likely voters
Barack Obama I 49%
Mitt Romney 46%
Undecided 3%
Other 2%

Party Identification

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
SD Strong Democrat (D) 22%
SR Strong Republican (R) 19%
independent 14%
LR Lean Republican (R) 13%
LD Lean Democrat (D) 13%
Democrat 10%
Republican 7%
Other 2%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Very Negative 25%
Somewhat Positive 24%
Somewhat Negative 18%
Neutral 18%
Very Positive 14%
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 1%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 registered voters
Very Negative 22%
Very Positive 21%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Somewhat Negative 17%
Neutral 17%
Undecided 2%