Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 40%, Trump 39% (Ipsos/Reuters (Web) 9/8-9/12/16)

Population 1,752 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 1127 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 40%
Donald Trump 39%
Other 9%
Wouldn't vote 3%
Don't know/Refused 8%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 79%
Donald Trump 8%
Other 8%
Wouldn't vote 2%
Don't know/Refused 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 7%
Donald Trump 79%
Other 6%
Wouldn't vote 2%
Don't know/Refused 5%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 22%
Donald Trump 30%
Other 27%
Wouldn't vote 4%
Don't know/Refused 17%

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

Asked of 1127 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 39%
Donald Trump (Republican) 39%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 8%
Jill Stein (Green) 2%
Other 2%
Wouldn’t Vote 2%
Don’t know / Refused 8%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 78%
Donald Trump (Republican) 8%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 5%
Jill Stein (Green) 3%
Other 2%
Wouldn’t Vote 1%
Don’t know / Refused 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 6%
Donald Trump (Republican) 78%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 8%
Jill Stein (Green) 0%
Other 1%
Wouldn’t Vote 1%
Don’t know / Refused 5%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 22%
Donald Trump (Republican) 31%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 15%
Jill Stein (Green) 4%
Other 7%
Wouldn’t Vote 2%
Don’t know / Refused 19%

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

Asked of 1752 Adults
Total Approve 48%
Total Disapprove 48%
Not sure 4%
Asked of 770 Adults - Democrat
Total Approve 82%
Total Disapprove 17%
Not sure 2%
Asked of 614 Adults - Republican
Total Approve 14%
Total Disapprove 85%
Not sure 1%
Asked of 221 Adults - independent
Total Approve 31%
Total Disapprove 62%
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 1752 Adults
Right Direction 22%
Wrong Track 65%
Don't Know 13%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1489 Registered Voters
Favorable 43%
Unfavorable 57%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1489 Registered Voters
Favorable 44%
Unfavorable 56%

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 1127 Likely Voters
Democratic Candidate 40%
Republican Candidate 38%
Candidate from Another Party 5%
Will not/do not plan to vote 3%
Don't Know/Refused 14%

Party Identification

Asked of 1752 Adults
Strong Democrat 15%
Moderate Democrat 21%
Lean Democrat 7%
Lean Republican 6%
Moderate Republican 16%
Strong Republican 12%
Independent 13%
None of These 6%
Don't Know 5%