Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 42%, Trump 40% (George Washington University/Battleground 8/28-9/1/16)

Population 1,000 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source GWU/Battleground [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 9 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2016 General Election: Trump vs. Clinton

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton, the Democrat 42%
Donald Trump, the Republican 40%
Gary Johnson, Libertarian 11%
Jill Stein, the Green Party 3%
Undecided 5%

2016 National House Race

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Republican 41%
Lean Republican 2%
Lean Democrat 1%
Democrat 44%
Undecided (vol) 13%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Right direction/strongly 13%
Right direction/somewhat 14%
Wrong track/somewhat 11%
Wrong track/strongly 55%
Unsure 7%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve/strongly 37%
Approve 13%
Disapprove 6%
Disapprove/strongly 41%
Unsure 3%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Strongly Favorable 22%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 8%
Strongly Unfavorable 48%
No opinion 1%
Never Heard of 0%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Strongly Favorable 11%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Strongly Unfavorable 10%
No opinion 19%
Never Heard of 30%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Strongly Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 8%
Strongly Unfavorable 50%
No opinion 3%
Never Heard of 0%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Strongly Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Strongly Unfavorable 18%
No opinion 14%
Never Heard of 25%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Republican/strong 22%
Republican/not strong 9%
Lean Republican 9%
independent 14%
Lean Democrat 8%
Democrat/not strong 9%
Democrat/strong 27%
No preference (vol.) 1%
Other (vol.) 0%
Unsure/refused (vol.) 1%