Poll Update

Party Identification - Strong Democrat 21%, independent 17% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 10/17-10/20/08)

Population 1,159 Registered Voters
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Party Identification

Asked of 1159 Registered Voters
1 Strong Democrat 21%
2 Democrat 10%
3 Lean Democrat 10%
4 independent 17%
5 Lean Republican 11%
6 Republican 10%
7 Strong Republican 15%
8 Other 3%
9 Undecided 3%

Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1159 Registered Voters
Negative 48%
Neutral 12%
Positive 38%
Undecided 2%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1159 Registered Voters
Right Direction 12%
Wrong Track 78%
Mixed (vol) 7%
Undecided 3%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1159 Registered Voters
Very Positive 39%
Somewhat Positive 18%
Neutral 8%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 24%
Undecided 1%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1159 Registered Voters
Approve 12%
Disapprove 79%
Undecided 9%

Pres (43) Bush - Job Approval

Asked of 1159 Registered Voters
Approve 27%
Disapprove 66%
Undecided 7%

2008 National General Election

Asked of 1159 Registered Voters
Depends 1%
McCain 42%
Neither/Other 2%
Obama 52%
Undecided 3%