Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 58%, Right Direction 32% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 8/5-8/9/10)

Population 1,000 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.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Adults
Right Direction 32%
Wrong Track 58%
Mixed (vol) 6%
Undecided 4%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 47%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 5%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Adults
Approve 44%
Disapprove 52%
Undecided 4%

Congress Job Approval

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

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Adults
Very Positive 27%
Somewhat Positive 19%
Neutral 13%
Somewhat Negative 14%
Very Negative 27%
Undecided 0%

Party Identification

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