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 13 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 41%
Wrong Track 53%
Mixed (vol) 3%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 53%
Disapprove 43%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 49%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 52%
Disapprove 40%
Undecided 8%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Negative 14%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Very Negative 24%
Very Positive 37%
Neutral 9%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

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

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

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

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Positive 35%
Negative 44%
Neutral 21%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 5%
Somewhat Negative 15%
Somewhat Positive 18%
Very Positive 21%
Very Negative 23%
Neutral 18%

Party Identification

Asked of 1,000 adults
Democrat 8%
Republican 7%
LR Lean Republican (R) 12%
LD Lean Democrat (D) 13%
SR Strong Republican (R) 13%
independent 16%
SD Strong Democrat (D) 24%
Undecided 2%
Other 5%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 2%
Very Positive 9%
Somewhat Negative 18%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Very Negative 27%
Neutral 23%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Negative 16%
Very Negative 19%
Very Positive 21%
Somewhat Positive 23%
Undecided 2%
Neutral 19%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Positive 3%
Somewhat Negative 14%
Very Negative 15%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 29%
Neutral 23%