Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 42%, Trump 40% (Morning Consult 9/1-9/2/16)

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 42%
Donald Trump 40%
Don't know/ No opinion 18%
Asked of 706 Registered Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 84%
Donald Trump 8%
Don't know/ No opinion 9%
Asked of 646 Registered Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 8%
Donald Trump 81%
Don't know/ No opinion 11%
Asked of 650 Registered Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 31%
Donald Trump 33%
Don't know/ No opinion 36%

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 38%
Republican Donald Trump 36%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 9%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 4%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 13%
Asked of 706 Registered Voters - Democrat
Democrat Hillary Clinton 78%
Republican Donald Trump 7%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 5%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 4%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 6%
Asked of 646 Registered Voters - Republican
Democrat Hillary Clinton 6%
Republican Donald Trump 77%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 6%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 2%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 9%
Asked of 650 Registered Voters - independent
Democrat Hillary Clinton 25%
Republican Donald Trump 27%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 17%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 7%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 25%

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 26%
Wrong Track 74%

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

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Approve 46%
Disapprove 51%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 4%
Asked of 706 Registered Voters - Democrat
Approve 81%
Disapprove 18%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 1%
Asked of 646 Registered Voters - Republican
Approve 12%
Disapprove 86%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 2%
Asked of 650 Registered Voters - independent
Approve 40%
Disapprove 51%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 9%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 45%
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 13%
Very Unfavorable 45%
Heard Of, No Opinion 2%
Never Heard Of 0%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 18%
Somewhat Favorable 30%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Heard Of, No Opinion 9%
Never Heard Of 2%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 3%
Somewhat Favorable 13%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 18%
Heard Of, No Opinion 21%
Never Heard Of 27%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 17%
Heard Of, No Opinion 18%
Never Heard of 13%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 31%
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 9%
Heard Of, No Opinion 23%
Never Heard of 33%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 13%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 16%
Heard Of, No Opinion 19%
Never Heard of 20%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 15%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 15%
Heard Of, No Opinion 21%
Never Heard of 27%

2016 National House Race

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Democratic candidate 41%
Republican candidate 38%
Don't Know/No Opinion 21%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 2001 Registered Voters
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 11%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 14%
Heard Of, No Opinion 22%
Never Heard of 36%