Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 50%, Trump 41% (Bloomberg/Selzer 10/14-10/17/16)

Population 1,328 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Bloomberg/Selzer
This poll asked respondents 14 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

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 1006 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 50%
Donald Trump 41%
Other/wouldn't vote (vol.) 4%
Not sure 2%
Don’t want to tell 3%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 93%
Donald Trump 4%
Other/wouldn't vote (vol.) 1%
Not sure 1%
Don’t want to tell 1%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 6%
Donald Trump 85%
Other/wouldn't vote (vol.) 4%
Not sure 2%
Don’t want to tell 2%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 39%
Donald Trump 38%
Other/wouldn't vote (vol.) 13%
Not sure 3%
Don’t want to tell 6%

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 1006 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 47%
Donald Trump 38%
Gary Johnson 8%
Jill Stein 3%
Would not vote (vol.) 1%
Not sure 2%
Don’t want to tell 2%

2016 National House Race

Asked of 1328 Adults
Democratic candidate 46%
Lean Democratic candidate 1%
Republican candidate 42%
Lean Republican candidate 1%
Other (vol) 1%
Not sure 8%

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 1328 Adults
Right Direction 30%
Wrong Track 64%
Not sure 6%

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

Asked of 1328 Adults
Approve 51%
Disapprove 44%
Not sure 5%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1006 Likely Voters
Favorable 55%
Unfavorable 44%
Not sure 2%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1006 Likely Voters
Favorable 47%
Unfavorable 52%
Not sure 1%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1006 Likely Voters
Favorable 37%
Unfavorable 62%
Not sure 1%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 1006 Likely Voters
Favorable 41%
Unfavorable 39%
Not sure 20%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1006 Likely Voters
Favorable 47%
Unfavorable 38%
Not sure 15%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1006 Likely Voters
Favorable 48%
Unfavorable 47%
Not sure 4%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1006 Likely Voters
Favorable 35%
Unfavorable 61%
Not sure 4%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1006 Likely Voters
Favorable 37%
Unfavorable 46%
Not sure 17%

Party Identification

Asked of 1328 Adults
Republican 29%
Democrat 35%
independent 34%
Other (vol) 1%
Refused/not sure 1%