Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 47%, Trump 42% (American Research Group 8/17-8/20/16)

Population 1,100 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.6 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source ARG [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

If the election for president were being held today between Hillary Clinton, the Democrat, and Donald Trump, the Republican, for whom would you vote - Clinton or Trump?

Asked of 994 Registered Voters
Clinton 47%
Trump 42%
Other (vol.) 6%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 350 Registered Voters - Democrat
Clinton 90%
Trump 4%
Other (vol.) 2%
Undecided 4%
Asked of 306 Registered Voters - Republican
Clinton 8%
Trump 81%
Other (vol.) 5%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 338 Registered Voters - independent
Clinton 38%
Trump 47%
Other (vol.) 10%
Undecided 5%

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

Asked of 1100 Adults
Approve 46%
Disapprove 50%
Undecided 4%

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the economy?

Asked of 1100 Adults
Approve 47%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 4%

Do you think the national economy is getting better, staying the same, or getting worse?

Asked of 1100 Adults
Getting better 32%
Staying the same 22%
Getting worse 46%
Undecided 1%