Poll Update

Barack Obama Favorable Rating - Very Positive 29%, Very Negative 24% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 5/6-5/10/10)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 7 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Positive 29%
Very Negative 24%
Somewhat Positive 20%
Somewhat Negative 14%
Neutral 12%
Undecided 1%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 44%
Undecided 6%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 500 adults
Approve 48%
Disapprove 46%
Undecided 6%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Disapprove 72%
Approve 21%
Undecided 7%

Obama Health Care Law: Favor/Oppose

Asked of 1,000 adults
Bad Idea 44%
Good Idea 38%
No Opinion 17%
Undecided 1%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Wrong Track 56%
Right Direction 34%
Mixed (vol) 6%
Undecided 4%

Party Identification

Asked of 1,000 adults
SD Strong Democrat (D) 20%
independent 16%
SR Strong Republican (R) 14%
LR Lean Republican (R) 13%
Democrat 12%
LD Lean Democrat (D) 11%
Republican 10%
Other 3%
Undecided 1%