Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 53%, Right Direction 41% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 12/6-12/9/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
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 Adults
Right Direction 41%
Wrong Track 53%
Mixed (vol) 3%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 53%
Disapprove 43%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 52%
Disapprove 40%
Undecided 8%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 37%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Neutral 9%
Somewhat Negative 14%
Very Negative 24%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 Adults
Very Favorable 34%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Neutral 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 12%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 500 Adults
Strongly Favorable 14%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Neutral 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Strongly Unfavorable 19%
Undecided 13%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Positive 35%
Neutral 21%
Negative 44%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 21%
2 Somewhat Positive 18%
3 Neutral 18%
4 Somewhat Negative 15%
5 Very Negative 23%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 5%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 24%
2 Democrat 8%
3 Lean Democrat 13%
4 independent 16%
5 Lean Republican 12%
6 Republican 7%
7 Strong Republican 13%
8 Other 5%
9 Undecided 2%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 9%
2 Somewhat Positive 21%
3 Neutral 23%
4 Somewhat Negative 18%
5 Very Negative 27%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 2%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 21%
2 Somewhat Positive 23%
3 Neutral 19%
4 Somewhat Negative 16%
5 Very Negative 19%
6 Undecided 2%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 3%
2 Somewhat Positive 16%
3 Neutral 23%
4 Somewhat Negative 14%
5 Very Negative 15%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 29%