Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 43%, Trump 39% (Ipsos/Reuters (Web) 10/13-10/17/16)

Population 1,750 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 1190 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 43%
Donald Trump 39%
Other 8%
Wouldn't vote 3%
Don't know/Refused 7%
Asked of Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 80%
Donald Trump 8%
Other 5%
Wouldn't vote 3%
Don't know/Refused 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 7%
Donald Trump 78%
Other 8%
Wouldn't vote 1%
Don't know/Refused 6%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 24%
Donald Trump 39%
Other 24%
Wouldn't vote 5%
Don't know/Refused 7%

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

Asked of 1190 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) 8%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 4%
Jill Stein (Green) 3%
Other 1%
Wouldn’t Vote 2%
Don’t know / Refused 4%
Asked of Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 8%
Donald Trump (Republican) 77%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 5%
Jill Stein (Green) 1%
Other 3%
Wouldn’t Vote 2%
Don’t know / Refused 5%
Asked of Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton (Democrat) 23%
Donald Trump (Republican) 34%
Gary Johnson (Libertarian) 19%
Jill Stein (Green) 6%
Other 5%
Wouldn’t Vote 4%
Don’t know / Refused 8%

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

Asked of 1750 Adults
Total Approve 51%
Total Disapprove 45%
Not sure 4%
Asked of 723 Adults - Democrat
Total Approve 84%
Total Disapprove 14%
Not sure 2%
Asked of 643 Adults - Republican
Total Approve 14%
Total Disapprove 85%
Not sure 1%
Asked of 210 Adults - independent
Total Approve 41%
Total Disapprove 56%
Not sure 3%

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 1750 Adults
Right Direction 22%
Wrong Track 66%
Don't Know 12%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1501 Registered Voters
Favorable 42%
Unfavorable 58%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1501 Registered Voters
Favorable 49%
Unfavorable 51%

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 1190 Likely Voters
Democratic Candidate 43%
Republican Candidate 39%
Candidate from Another Party 4%
Will not/do not plan to vote 2%
Don't Know/Refused 13%

Party Identification

Asked of 1750 Adults
Strong Democrat 18%
Moderate Democrat 22%
Lean Democrat 7%
Lean Republican 7%
Moderate Republican 14%
Strong Republican 12%
Independent 11%
None of These 5%
Don't Know 4%