Poll Update

2016 National Republican Primary - Trump 25%, Carson 22% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 10/15-10/18/15)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ
This poll asked respondents 25 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2016 National Republican Primary

Asked of 400 Likely Voters - Republican
Trump 25%
Cruz 9%
Kasich 3%
None 1%
Rubio 13%
Carson 22%
Jeb Bush 8%
Undecided 5%
Other 1%
Christie 1%
Fiorina 7%
Rand Paul 2%
Huckabee 3%
Gilmore 0%
Santorum 0%
Graham 0%
Pataki 0%
Jindal 0%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
Right Direction 25%
Wrong Track 64%
Mixed (vol) 7%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 46%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 27%
Somewhat Positive 17%
Neutral 12%
Somewhat Negative 13%
Very Negative 31%
Undecided 0%

Jeb Bush Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 5%
Somewhat Positive 19%
Neutral 31%
Somewhat Negative 21%
Very Negative 19%
Don't know name/Not sure 5%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 19%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Neutral 12%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 35%
Undecided 1%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Favorable 13%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Neutral 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 39%
Undecided 0%

Marco Rubio Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 9%
Somewhat Positive 22%
Neutral 23%
Somewhat Negative 14%
Very Negative 11%
Undecided 21%

Carly Fiorina Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 7%
Somewhat Positive 19%
Neutral 22%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 12%
Undecided 30%

Ben Carson Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 16%
2 Somewhat Positive 22%
3 Neutral 18%
4 Somewhat Negative 11%
5 Very Negative 13%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 20%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 19%
2 Somewhat Positive 23%
3 Neutral 24%
4 Somewhat Negative 17%
5 Very Negative 14%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 3%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 16%
Somewhat Positive 22%
Neutral 19%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 16%
Undecided 16%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 7%
Somewhat Positive 14%
Neutral 23%
Somewhat Negative 12%
Very Negative 22%
Don't know name/Not sure 22%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strongly Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Neutral 28%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Strongly Unfavorable 12%
Undecided 22%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 2%
2 Somewhat Positive 5%
3 Neutral 24%
4 Somewhat Negative 18%
5 Very Negative 15%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 36%

John Boehner Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 2%
2 Somewhat Positive 10%
3 Neutral 32%
4 Somewhat Negative 20%
5 Very Negative 18%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 18%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 6%
2 Somewhat Positive 13%
3 Neutral 22%
4 Somewhat Negative 13%
5 Very Negative 33%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 13%

2016 General Election: Carson vs. Clinton

Asked of 1000 Adults
Carson 45%
Clinton 47%
Other 5%
Undecided 3%

2016 General Election: Rubio vs. Clinton

Asked of 1000 Adults
Rubio 45%
Clinton 46%
Other 5%
Undecided 4%

2016 General Election: Cruz vs. Clinton

Asked of 1000 Adults
Cruz 41%
Clinton 49%
Other 6%
Undecided 4%

2016 General Election: Carson vs. Sanders

Asked of 1000 Adults
Carson 43%
Sanders 44%
Other 6%
Undecided 7%

2016 General Election: Cruz vs. Sanders

Asked of 1000 Adults
Cruz 38%
Sanders 50%
Other 6%
Undecided 6%

2016 General Election: Rubio vs. Sanders

Asked of 1000 Adults
Rubio 41%
Sanders 45%
Other 6%
Undecided 7%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 8%
2 Somewhat Positive 21%
3 Neutral 24%
4 Somewhat Negative 21%
5 Very Negative 24%
6 Don't Know Name/Not Sure 2%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Very Positive 16%
2 Somewhat Positive 25%
3 Neutral 23%
4 Somewhat Negative 16%
5 Very Negative 19%
6 Undecided 1%