Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 44%, Trump 38% (Morning Consult 8/18-8/20/16)

Population 2,001 Registered Voters
Margin of Error ±2.0 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source Morning Consult
This poll asked respondents 8 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 38%
Don't know/ No opinion 18%
Asked of 688 Registered Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 86%
Donald Trump 7%
Don't know/ No opinion 7%
Asked of 582 Registered Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 9%
Donald Trump 81%
Don't know/ No opinion 9%
Asked of 731 Registered Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 31%
Donald Trump 34%
Don't know/ No opinion 35%

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 36%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 8%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 4%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 13%

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 29%
Wrong Track 71%

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

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Approve 46%
Disapprove 50%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 4%
Asked of 688 Registered Voters - Democrat
Approve 83%
Disapprove 16%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 2%
Asked of 582 Registered Voters - Republican
Approve 13%
Disapprove 85%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 2%
Asked of 731 Registered Voters - independent
Approve 38%
Disapprove 35%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 6%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 19%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 47%
Heard Of, No Opinion 3%
Never Heard Of 1%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 45%
Heard Of, No Opinion 2%
Never Heard Of 0%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 31%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Heard Of, No Opinion 7%
Never Heard Of 1%

2016 National House Race

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Democratic candidate 42%
Republican candidate 37%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 21%