Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 40%, Trump 38% (Ipsos/Reuters (Web) 9/1-9/5/16)

Population 1,760 Adults
Margin of Error ±2.7 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 1084 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 40%
Donald Trump 38%
Other 11%
Wouldn't vote 4%
Don't know/Refused 7%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 78%
Donald Trump 10%
Other 7%
Wouldn't vote 1%
Don't know/Refused 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 6%
Donald Trump 76%
Other 11%
Wouldn't vote 3%
Don't know/Refused 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 24%
Donald Trump 23%
Other 30%
Wouldn't vote 7%
Don't know/Refused 16%

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

Asked of 1084 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 40%
Donald Trump (Republican) 38%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 8%
Jill Stein (Green) 3%
Other 2%
Wouldn’t Vote 4%
Don’t know / Refused 5%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 78%
Donald Trump (Republican) 9%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 4%
Jill Stein (Green) 4%
Other 2%
Wouldn’t Vote 1%
Don’t know / Refused 3%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 6%
Donald Trump (Republican) 76%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 9%
Jill Stein (Green) 2%
Other 2%
Wouldn’t Vote 2%
Don’t know / Refused 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 24%
Donald Trump (Republican) 23%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 22%
Jill Stein (Green) 4%
Other 8%
Wouldn’t Vote 5%
Don’t know / Refused 13%

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

Asked of 1760 Adults
Total Approve 47%
Total Disapprove 48%
Not sure 5%
Asked of 749 Adults - Democrat
Total Approve 82%
Total Disapprove 17%
Not sure 1%
Asked of 634 Adults - Republican
Total Approve 14%
Total Disapprove 84%
Not sure 2%
Asked of 206 Adults - independent
Total Approve 36%
Total Disapprove 60%
Not sure 4%

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 1760 Adults
Right Direction 22%
Wrong Track 64%
Don't Know 14%

Party Identification

Asked of 1760 Adults
Strong Democrat 15%
Moderate Democrat 21%
Lean Democrat 6%
Lean Republican 6%
Moderate Republican 20%
Strong Republican 10%
Independent 10%
None of These 8%
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 1084 Likely Voters
Democratic Candidate 40%
Republican Candidate 39%
Candidate from Another Party 4%
Will not/do not plan to vote 4%
Don't Know/Refused 14%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1479 Registered Voters
Favorable 43%
Unfavorable 57%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1479 Registered Voters
Favorable 45%
Unfavorable 55%