Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 44%, Trump 37% (Morning Consult 8/11-8/14/16)

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 44%
Donald Trump 37%
Don't know/ No opinion 18%
Asked of 740 Registered Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 83%
Donald Trump 8%
Don't know/ No opinion 9%
Asked of 610 Registered Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 9%
Donald Trump 77%
Don't know/ No opinion 14%
Asked of 651 Registered Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 33%
Donald Trump 33%
Don't know/ No opinion 34%

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 39%
Republican Donald Trump 33%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 9%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 4%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 14%
Asked of 740 Registered Voters - Democrat
Democrat Hillary Clinton 78%
Republican Donald Trump 7%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 4%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 3%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 9%
Asked of 610 Registered Voters - Republican
Democrat Hillary Clinton 8%
Republican Donald Trump 71%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 8%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 2%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 10%
Asked of 651 Registered Voters - independent
Democrat Hillary Clinton 24%
Republican Donald Trump 27%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 17%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 8%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 24%

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 49%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 3%
Asked of 740 Registered Voters - Democrat
Approve 82%
Disapprove 15%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 2%
Asked of 610 Registered Voters - Republican
Approve 14%
Disapprove 85%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 1%
Asked of 651 Registered Voters - independent
Approve 42%
Disapprove 52%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 6%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 51%
Heard Of, No Opinion 3%
Never Heard Of 1%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 44%
Heard Of, No Opinion 2%
Never Heard Of 0%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 32%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 22%
Heard Of, No Opinion 8%
Never Heard Of 1%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 3%
Somewhat Favorable 13%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Heard Of, No Opinion 22%
Never Heard Of 24%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 19%
Heard Of, No Opinion 17%
Never Heard Of 11%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 30%
Heard Of, No Opinion 17%
Never Heard Of 13%

Gary Johnson Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 5%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 8%
Heard Of, No Opinion 25%
Never Heard of 32%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 10%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 18%
Heard Of, No Opinion 20%
Never Heard of 19%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 14%
Heard Of, No Opinion 22%
Never Heard of 24%

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 43%
Republican candidate 37%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 19%