Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 44%, Trump 40% (Bloomberg/Selzer 8/5-8/8/16)

Population 1,007 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Bloomberg/Selzer
This poll asked respondents 13 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

If the general election were held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton for the Democrats, Donald Trump for the Republicans, Gary Johnson for the Libertarian Party, and Jill Stein for the Green Party, for whom would you vote?

Asked of 749 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 44%
Donald Trump 40%
Gary Johnson 9%
Jill Stein 4%
Not sure 3%

If the general election were held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton for the Democrats and Donald Trump for the Republicans, for whom would you vote?

Asked of 749 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 50%
Donald Trump 44%
Other/wouldn't vote 3%
Not sure 3%

In general, do you think things in the nation are headed in the right direction, or have they gotten off on the wrong track?

Asked of 1007 Adults
Right Direction 25%
Wrong Track 68%
Not sure 7%

Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president?

Asked of 1007 Adults
Approve 50%
Disapprove 44%
Not sure 6%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1007 Adults
Favorable 51%
Unfavorable 44%
Not sure 5%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1007 Adults
Favorable 40%
Unfavorable 57%
Not sure 3%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1007 Adults
Favorable 33%
Unfavorable 63%
Not sure 4%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 1007 Adults
Favorable 38%
Unfavorable 27%
Not sure 35%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1007 Adults
Favorable 38%
Unfavorable 31%
Not sure 31%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1007 Adults
Favorable 42%
Unfavorable 47%
Not sure 11%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1007 Adults
Favorable 35%
Unfavorable 53%
Not sure 12%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1007 Adults
Favorable 40%
Unfavorable 34%
Not sure 25%

Gary Johnson Favorable Rating

Asked of 1007 Adults
Favorable 21%
Unfavorable 21%
Not sure 59%