Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 40%, Trump 36% (Ipsos/Reuters (Web) 7/16-7/20/16)

Population 1,522 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.9 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source Ipsos/Reuters [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 8 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were as below, for whom would you vote?

Asked of 1232 Registered Voters
Hillary Clinton 40%
Donald Trump 36%
Neither/Other 13%
Wouldn't vote 3%
Don't know/Refused 8%
Asked of Registered Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 76%
Donald Trump 10%
Neither/Other 8%
Wouldn't vote 3%
Don't know/Refused 5%
Asked of Registered Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 8%
Donald Trump 74%
Neither/Other 11%
Wouldn't vote 2%
Don't know/Refused 6%
Asked of Registered Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 15%
Donald Trump 33%
Neither/Other 31%
Wouldn't vote 8%
Don't know/Refused 13%

If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were as below, for whom would you vote?

Asked of 1232 Registered Voters
Hillary Clinton 39%
Donald Trump 35%
Gary Johnson 7%
Jill Stein 3%
Neither / Other 5%
Wouldn’t Vote 3%
Don’t know / Refused 8%
Asked of Registered Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 74%
Donald Trump 9%
Gary Johnson 4%
Jill Stein 4%
Neither / Other 4%
Wouldn’t Vote 1%
Don’t know / Refused 5%
Asked of Registered Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 7%
Donald Trump 71%
Gary Johnson 7%
Jill Stein 2%
Neither / Other 4%
Wouldn’t Vote 2%
Don’t know / Refused 7%
Asked of Registered Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 14%
Donald Trump 32%
Gary Johnson 17%
Jill Stein 5%
Neither / Other 13%
Wouldn’t Vote 6%
Don’t know / Refused 13%

Overall, do you approve or disapprove about the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?

Asked of 1522 Adults
Total Approve 44%
Total Disapprove 49%
Not sure 7%
Asked of 650 Adults - Democrat
Total Approve 78%
Total Disapprove 19%
Not sure 3%
Asked of 496 Adults - Republican
Total Approve 11%
Total Disapprove 87%
Not sure 1%
Asked of 196 Adults - independent
Total Approve 27%
Total Disapprove 60%
Not sure 13%

Generally speaking, would you say things in this country are heading in the right direction, or are they off on the wrong track?

Asked of 1522 Adults
Right Direction 19%
Wrong Track 67%
Don't Know 14%

Would you say you are generally favorable or unfavorable towards these public figures?

Asked of 1522 Adults
Favorable 43%
Unfavorable 57%

Would you say you are generally favorable or unfavorable towards these public figures?

Asked of 1522 Adults
Favorable 46%
Unfavorable 54%

Party Identification

Asked of 1522 Adults
1 Democrat 34%
2 Lean Democrat 6%
3 Lean Republican 4%
4 Republican 27%
5 independent 14%
6 None of these 9%
7 Don't Know 5%

In 2016, if the election for U.S. Congress were held today, would you vote for the Democratic candidate or the Republican candidate for U.S. Congress in your district where you live?

Asked of 1232 Registered Voters
Democratic Candidate 45%
Republican Candidate 34%
Candidate from Another Party 4%
Will not/do not plan to vote 3%
Don't Know/Refused 14%