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 1000 Adults
Very Positive 29%
Somewhat Positive 20%
Neutral 12%
Somewhat Negative 14%
Very Negative 24%
Undecided 1%

Obama Job Approval

Obama Job Approval - Economy

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

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 21%
Disapprove 72%
Undecided 7%

From what you have heard about Barack Obama's health care plan, do you think his plan is a good idea or a bad idea? If you do not have an opinion either way, please just say so.

Asked of 1000 Adults
Good Idea 38%
Bad Idea 44%
No Opinion 17%
Undecided 1%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
Right Direction 34%
Wrong Track 56%
Mixed (vol) 6%
Undecided 4%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Adults
1 Strong Democrat 20%
2 Democrat 12%
3 Lean Democrat 11%
4 independent 16%
5 Lean Republican 13%
6 Republican 10%
7 Strong Republican 14%
8 Other 3%
9 Undecided 1%