Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 46%, Trump 37% (Morning Consult 8/4-8/5/16)

Population 2,001 Registered Voters
Margin of Error ±2.0 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source Morning Consult
This poll asked respondents 15 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

If the 2016 presidential election were held today and the candidates were Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, for whom would you vote?

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Hillary Clinton 46%
Donald Trump 37%
Don't know/ No opinion 18%
Asked of 760 Registered Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 83%
Donald Trump 7%
Don't know/ No opinion 10%
Asked of 591 Registered Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 10%
Donald Trump 77%
Don't know/ No opinion 12%
Asked of 650 Registered Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 34%
Donald Trump 34%
Don't know/ No opinion 32%

If the 2016 presidential election were held today and the candidates were Democrat Hillary Clinton, Republican Donald Trump and Libertarian Gary Johnson, for whom would you vote?

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Democrat Hillary Clinton 41%
Republican Donald Trump 33%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 9%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 5%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 13%
Asked of 760 Registered Voters - Democrat
Democrat Hillary Clinton 79%
Republican Donald Trump 6%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 4%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 4%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 7%
Asked of 591 Registered Voters - Republican
Democrat Hillary Clinton 8%
Republican Donald Trump 73%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 8%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 1%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 11%
Asked of 650 Registered Voters - independent
Democrat Hillary Clinton 26%
Republican Donald Trump 27%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 16%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 9%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 22%

Now, generally speaking, would you say that things in the country are going in the right direction, or have they pretty seriously gotten off on the wrong track?

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Right Direction 30%
Wrong Track 70%

Do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as President?

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Approve 48%
Disapprove 48%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 4%
Asked of 760 Registered Voters - Democrat
Approve 83%
Disapprove 15%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 2%
Asked of 591 Registered Voters - Republican
Approve 12%
Disapprove 86%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 2%
Asked of 650 Registered Voters - independent
Approve 40%
Disapprove 53%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 7%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 18%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 49%
Heard Of, No Opinion 3%
Never Heard Of 1%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 43%
Heard Of, No Opinion 2%
Never Heard Of 0%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 32%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 20%
Heard Of, No Opinion 7%
Never Heard Of 2%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 3%
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 20%
Heard Of, No Opinion 21%
Never Heard Of 24%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 27%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 18%
Heard Of, No Opinion 17%
Never Heard Of 11%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Heard Of, No Opinion 17%
Never Heard Of 10%

Gary Johnson Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 5%
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 9%
Heard Of, No Opinion 24%
Never Heard of 34%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 12%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 15%
Heard Of, No Opinion 20%
Never Heard of 18%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 14%
Heard Of, No Opinion 23%
Never Heard of 21%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Favorable 16%
Unfavorable 28%
Heard Of, No Opinion 23%
Never Heard of 33%

2016 National House Race

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Democratic candidate 44%
Republican candidate 36%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 20%