Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 52%, Right Direction 37% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 1/12-1/15)

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

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
Right Direction 37%
Wrong Track 52%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Not sure 6%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 56%
Disapprove 40%
Not sure 4%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 40%
Somewhat Positive 17%
Neutral 10%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 22%
Don't know name/Not sure 0%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 20%
Somewhat Positive 18%
Neutral 13%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 38%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 13%
Somewhat Positive 22%
Neutral 22%
Somewhat Negative 21%
Very Negative 22%
Don't know name/Not sure 0%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 12%
Somewhat Positive 23%
Neutral 19%
Somewhat Negative 16%
Very Negative 28%
Don't know name/Not sure 2%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 20%
Somewhat Positive 15%
Neutral 22%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 21%
Don't know name/Not sure 11%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 35%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Neutral 19%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 12%
Don't know name/Not sure 3%

Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 1000 Adults
Good Idea 45%
Bad Idea 41%
Do not have an opinion 13%
Not sure 1%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Adults
Strong Democrat 22%
Not very strong Democrat 10%
independent/lean Democrat 9%
independent 17%
independent/lean Republican 11%
Not very strong Republican 8%
Strong Republican 16%
Other (vol) 5%
Not sure 2%