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 1,000 adults
Wrong Track 64%
Right Direction 29%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Undecided 2%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 54%
Approve 43%
Undecided 3%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

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

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Negative 33%
Very Positive 22%
Somewhat Positive 20%
Somewhat Negative 13%
Neutral 11%
Undecided 1%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Negative 26%
Very Negative 25%
Neutral 22%
Somewhat Positive 20%
Very Positive 6%
Don't Know Name/Not Sure 1%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Positive 26%
Very Negative 24%
Somewhat Negative 20%
Neutral 19%
Very Positive 10%
Undecided 1%

Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 1,000 adults
Bad Idea 50%
Good Idea 34%
No Opinion 16%

Party Identification

Asked of 1,000 adults
SD Strong Democrat (D) 20%
independent 17%
LR Lean Republican (R) 14%
SR Strong Republican (R) 13%
LD Lean Democrat (D) 11%
Democrat 11%
Republican 10%
Other 3%
Undecided 1%