Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 41%, Trump 36% (Ipsos/Reuters (Web) 8/13-8/17/16)

Population 1,607 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 1049 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 41%
Donald Trump 36%
Other 10%
Wouldn't vote 4%
Don't know/Refused 9%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 82%
Donald Trump 6%
Other 5%
Wouldn't vote 3%
Don't know/Refused 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 5%
Donald Trump 72%
Other 11%
Wouldn't vote 2%
Don't know/Refused 9%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 20%
Donald Trump 37%
Other 22%
Wouldn't vote 10%
Don't know/Refused 12%

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

Asked of 1049 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 39%
Donald Trump (Republican) 35%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 7%
Jill Stein (Green) 2%
Other 4%
Wouldn’t Vote 4%
Don’t know / Refused 9%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 79%
Donald Trump (Republican) 6%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 4%
Jill Stein (Green) 2%
Other 2%
Wouldn’t Vote 2%
Don’t know / Refused 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 4%
Donald Trump (Republican) 71%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 8%
Jill Stein (Green) 2%
Other 3%
Wouldn’t Vote 2%
Don’t know / Refused 10%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 19%
Donald Trump (Republican) 37%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 10%
Jill Stein (Green) 5%
Other 11%
Wouldn’t Vote 9%
Don’t know / Refused 8%

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

Asked of 1607 Adults
Total Approve 46%
Total Disapprove 48%
Not sure 5%
Asked of 680 Adults - Democrat
Total Approve 83%
Total Disapprove 14%
Not sure 3%
Asked of 578 Adults - Republican
Total Approve 12%
Total Disapprove 86%
Not sure 1%
Asked of 187 Adults - independent
Total Approve 31%
Total Disapprove 64%
Not sure 5%

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 1607 Adults
Right Direction 21%
Wrong Track 67%
Don't Know 13%

Party Identification

Asked of 1607 Adults
Strong Democrat 14%
Moderate Democrat 20%
Lean Democrat 8%
Lean Republican 6%
Moderate Republican 18%
Strong Republican 10%
Independent 12%
None of These 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 1049 Likely Voters
Democratic Candidate 40%
Republican Candidate 39%
Candidate from Another Party 3%
Will not/do not plan to vote 3%
Don't Know/Refused 14%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1354 Registered Voters
Favorable 38%
Unfavorable 62%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1354 Registered Voters
Favorable 46%
Unfavorable 54%