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 14 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Right Direction 40%
Wrong Track 53%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Approve 46%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 37%
Somewhat Positive 15%
Neutral 6%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 31%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Positive 41%
Neutral 14%
Negative 44%
Undecided 1%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
1 Very Positive 18%
2 Somewhat Positive 19%
3 Neutral 19%
4 Somewhat Negative 14%
5 Very Negative 24%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 6%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Strongly Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Neutral 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Strongly Unfavorable 20%
Undecided 12%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Democrat 47%
Republican 43%
Undecided 10%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 832 Likely Voters
Obama I 49%
Other 2%
Romney 46%
Undecided 3%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
1 Strong Democrat 22%
2 Democrat 10%
3 Lean Democrat 13%
4 independent 14%
5 Lean Republican 13%
6 Republican 7%
7 Strong Republican 19%
8 Other 2%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
1 Very Positive 14%
2 Somewhat Positive 24%
3 Neutral 18%
4 Somewhat Negative 18%
5 Very Negative 25%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 1%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

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