Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 40%, Trump 39% (Ipsos/Reuters (Web) 8/25-8/29/16)

Population 1,946 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.5 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 1404 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 40%
Donald Trump 39%
Other 9%
Wouldn't vote 5%
Don't know/Refused 7%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 79%
Donald Trump 11%
Other 4%
Wouldn't vote 2%
Don't know/Refused 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 5%
Donald Trump 78%
Other 8%
Wouldn't vote 2%
Don't know/Refused 6%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 18%
Donald Trump 30%
Other 29%
Wouldn't vote 11%
Don't know/Refused 11%

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

Asked of 1404 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 40%
Donald Trump (Republican) 38%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 6%
Jill Stein (Green) 2%
Other 4%
Wouldn’t Vote 4%
Don’t know / Refused 7%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 78%
Donald Trump (Republican) 11%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 3%
Jill Stein (Green) 1%
Other 1%
Wouldn’t Vote 1%
Don’t know / Refused 5%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 5%
Donald Trump (Republican) 76%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 7%
Jill Stein (Green) 2%
Other 3%
Wouldn’t Vote 2%
Don’t know / Refused 6%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 18%
Donald Trump (Republican) 32%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 15%
Jill Stein (Green) 6%
Other 14%
Wouldn’t Vote 5%
Don’t know / Refused 9%

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

Asked of 1946 Adults
Total Approve 47%
Total Disapprove 48%
Not sure 6%
Asked of 810 Adults - Democrat
Total Approve 82%
Total Disapprove 16%
Not sure 1%
Asked of 703 Adults - Republican
Total Approve 12%
Total Disapprove 86%
Not sure 2%
Asked of 227 Adults - independent
Total Approve 40%
Total Disapprove 52%
Not sure 8%

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 1946 Adults
Right Direction 24%
Wrong Track 63%
Don't Know 13%

Party Identification

Asked of 1946 Adults
Strong Democrat 15%
Moderate Democrat 20%
Lean Democrat 6%
Lean Republican 7%
Moderate Republican 16%
Strong Republican 10%
Independent 12%
None of These 8%
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 1404 Likely Voters
Democratic Candidate 39%
Republican Candidate 37%
Candidate from Another Party 5%
Will not/do not plan to vote 4%
Don't Know/Refused 16%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1665 Registered Voters
Favorable 44%
Unfavorable 56%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1665 Registered Voters
Favorable 46%
Unfavorable 54%