Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 48%, Romney 47% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 11/1-11/3/12)

Population 1,475 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±2.55 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1,475 likely voters
Barack Obama I 48%
Mitt Romney 47%
Depends 2%
Other 2%
Undecided 1%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,475 likely voters
Wrong Track 53%
Right Direction 42%
Mixed (vol) 3%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,475 likely voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,475 likely voters
Disapprove 51%
Approve 47%
Undecided 2%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,475 likely voters
Very Positive 40%
Very Negative 35%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Somewhat Positive 9%
Neutral 6%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,475 likely voters
Positive 45%
Negative 44%
Neutral 11%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,475 likely voters
Democrat 47%
Republican 45%
Undecided 8%

Party Identification

Asked of 1,475 likely voters
SD Strong Democrat (D) 25%
SR Strong Republican (R) 20%
LR Lean Republican (R) 15%
independent 14%
LD Lean Democrat (D) 12%
Republican 6%
Democrat 6%
Other 1%
Undecided 1%