Poll Update

2014 National House Race - Republican 44%, Democrat 42% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 12/5-12/8/13)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2014 National House Race

Asked of Registered Voters
Republican 44%
Democrat 42%
Undecided 14%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
Right Direction 29%
Wrong Track 64%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 500 Adults
Approve 39%
Disapprove 58%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 500 Adults
Approve 44%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 8%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 22%
Somewhat Positive 20%
Neutral 11%
Somewhat Negative 13%
Very Negative 33%
Undecided 1%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 6%
2 Somewhat Positive 20%
3 Neutral 22%
4 Somewhat Negative 26%
5 Very Negative 25%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 1%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 10%
2 Somewhat Positive 26%
3 Neutral 19%
4 Somewhat Negative 20%
5 Very Negative 24%
6 Undecided 1%

From what you have heard about Barack Obama's health care plan, do you think his plan is a good idea or a bad idea? If you do not have an opinion either way, please just say so.

Asked of 1000 Adults
Good Idea 34%
Bad Idea 50%
No Opinion 16%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 20%
2 Democrat 11%
3 Lean Democrat 11%
4 independent 17%
5 Lean Republican 14%
6 Republican 10%
7 Strong Republican 13%
8 Other 3%
9 Undecided 1%