Poll Update

Party Identification - Strong Democrat 23%, independent 19% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 12/5-12/8/08)

Population 1,009 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 6 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Party Identification

Asked of 1009 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 23%
2 Democrat 11%
3 Lean Democrat 12%
4 independent 19%
5 Lean Republican 8%
6 Republican 7%
7 Strong Republican 13%
8 Other 5%
9 Undecided 2%

Palin, Sarah - US - Favorable Rating

Asked of 1009 Adults
Negative 45%
Neutral 16%
Positive 35%
Undecided 4%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1009 Adults
Right Direction 26%
Wrong Track 60%
Mixed (vol) 10%
Undecided 4%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1009 Adults
Very Positive 45%
Somewhat Positive 22%
Neutral 15%
Somewhat Negative 8%
Very Negative 8%
Undecided 2%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1009 Adults
Approve 21%
Disapprove 69%
Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1009 Adults
Approve 73%
Disapprove 13%
Undecided 14%