Poll Update

US Right Direction Wrong Track - Wrong Track 57%, Right Direction 38% (Politico/GWU/Battleground 9/16-9/20/12)

Population 1,000 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Politico/GWU/Battleground
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Right Direction 38%
Undecided 6%
Wrong Track 57%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Somewhat Negative 9%
Somewhat Positive 12%
Undecided 1%
Very Negative 36%
Very Positive 41%

Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 46%
Undecided 5%
Unfavorable 49%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 41%
Not Heard Enough 14%
Undecided 8%
Unfavorable 36%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 43%
Not Heard Enough 6%
Undecided 7%
Unfavorable 45%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 50%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 3%

2012 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Democrat 46%
Republican 45%
Undecided 9%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 48%
Disapprove 51%
Undecided 1%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 50%
Disapprove 45%
Undecided 5%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Democrat 34%
independent 33%
Republican 31%
Undecided 2%

2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Obama I 50%
Romney 47%
Undecided 3%