POLITICS
05/23/2012 08:11 am ET Updated Jul 23, 2012

US-2012 President: 47% Obama (D), 43% Romney (R) (NBC/WSJ 5/16-20)

NBC/Wall Street Journal
5/16-20/12; 1,000 adults, 3.1% margin of error
Registered voters, 3.4% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
NBC release, NBC story, WSJ story (paywalled)

National

State of the Country
33% Right Direction, 58% Wrong Track (chart)

Obama Job Approval
48% Approve, 46% Disapprove (chart)
Economy: 43/52 (chart)
Foreign Policy: 51/42 (chart)

Positive / Negative
Barack Obama: 49 / 41 (chart)
Mitt Romney: 34 / 38 (chart)

2012 President
47% Obama (D), 43% Romney (R) (chart)

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