Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 54%, Right Direction 33% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 12/12-12/15/16)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ
This poll asked respondents 9 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
Right Direction 33%
Wrong Track 54%
Mixed (vol) 6%
Not sure 7%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 52%
Disapprove 42%
Not sure 6%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 36%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Neutral 12%
Somewhat Negative 12%
Very Negative 24%
Don't know name/Not sure 0%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 20%
Somewhat Positive 20%
Neutral 13%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 35%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 10%
Somewhat Positive 24%
Neutral 23%
Somewhat Negative 20%
Very Negative 22%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 12%
Somewhat Positive 23%
Neutral 26%
Somewhat Negative 18%
Very Negative 20%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 21%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Neutral 18%
Somewhat Negative 9%
Very Negative 20%
Don't know name/Not sure 16%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 8%
Somewhat Positive 18%
Neutral 28%
Somewhat Negative 15%
Very Negative 12%
Don't know name/Not sure 19%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strong Democrat 22%
Not very strong Democrat 8%
independent/lean Democrat 9%
independent 14%
independent/lean Republican 10%
Not very strong Republican 7%
Strong Republican 22%
Other (vol) 5%
Not sure 3%