Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 43%, Trump 39% (Ipsos/Reuters (Web) 7/30-8/3/16)

Population 1,631 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.8 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source Ipsos/Reuters
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 1072 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 43%
Donald Trump 39%
Other 9%
Wouldn't vote 4%
Don't know/Refused 6%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 81%
Donald Trump 9%
Other 5%
Wouldn't vote 2%
Don't know/Refused 3%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 7%
Donald Trump 76%
Other 7%
Wouldn't vote 4%
Don't know/Refused 5%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 27%
Donald Trump 27%
Other 32%
Wouldn't vote 7%
Don't know/Refused 6%

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

Asked of 1072 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 42%
Donald Trump (Republican) 38%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 6%
Jill Stein (Green) 2%
Other 2%
Wouldn’t Vote 3%
Don’t know / Refused 7%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 78%
Donald Trump (Republican) 10%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 3%
Jill Stein (Green) 3%
Other 1%
Wouldn’t Vote 2%
Don’t know / Refused 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 7%
Donald Trump (Republican) 73%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 5%
Jill Stein (Green) 2%
Other 3%
Wouldn’t Vote 4%
Don’t know / Refused 7%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 25%
Donald Trump (Republican) 30%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 20%
Jill Stein (Green) 3%
Other 9%
Wouldn’t Vote 6%
Don’t know / Refused 0%

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

Asked of 1631 Adults
Total Approve 48%
Total Disapprove 48%
Not sure 4%
Asked of 735 Adults - Democrat
Total Approve 83%
Total Disapprove 16%
Not sure 1%
Asked of 572 Adults - Republican
Total Approve 14%
Total Disapprove 84%
Not sure 2%
Asked of 191 Adults - independent
Total Approve 37%
Total Disapprove 57%
Not sure 6%

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 1631 Adults
Right Direction 23%
Wrong Track 64%
Don't Know 13%

Party Identification

Asked of 1631 Adults
Strong Democrat 15%
Moderate Democrat 20%
Lean Democrat 8%
Lean Republican 6%
Moderate Republican 17%
Strong Republican 12%
Independent 12%
None of These 5%
Don't Know 4%

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 1072 Likely Voters
Democratic Candidate 40%
Republican Candidate 37%
Candidate from Another Party 4%
Will not/do not plan to vote 4%
Don't Know/Refused 15%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1631 Adults
Favorable 44%
Unfavorable 56%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1631 Adults
Favorable 50%
Unfavorable 50%