Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 44%, Trump 43% (Morning Consult 9/6-9/8/16)

Population 1,710 Likely 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 1710 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 44%
Donald Trump 43%
Don't know/ No opinion 13%
Asked of 691 Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 83%
Donald Trump 11%
Don't know/ No opinion 7%
Asked of 549 Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 6%
Donald Trump 84%
Don't know/ No opinion 10%
Asked of 470 Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 33%
Donald Trump 43%
Don't know/ No opinion 25%

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 1710 Likely Voters
Democrat Hillary Clinton 41%
Republican Donald Trump 39%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 10%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 3%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 8%
Asked of 706 Likely Voters - Democrat
Democrat Hillary Clinton 79%
Republican Donald Trump 10%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 4%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 2%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 6%
Asked of 646 Likely Voters - Republican
Democrat Hillary Clinton 6%
Republican Donald Trump 79%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 8%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 1%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 7%
Asked of 650 Likely Voters - independent
Democrat Hillary Clinton 26%
Republican Donald Trump 35%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 21%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 5%
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 1710 Likely Voters
Right Direction 29%
Wrong Track 71%

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

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 48%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 3%
Asked of 691 Likely Voters - Democrat
Approve 84%
Disapprove 14%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 2%
Asked of 549 Likely Voters - Republican
Approve 12%
Disapprove 85%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 3%
Asked of 470 Likely Voters - independent
Approve 40%
Disapprove 56%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 4%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 22%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 45%
Heard Of, No Opinion 2%
Never Heard Of 1%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 44%
Heard Of, No Opinion 2%
Never Heard Of 0%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 19%
Somewhat Favorable 31%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Heard Of, No Opinion 7%
Never Heard Of 1%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 3%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 19%
Heard Of, No Opinion 23%
Never Heard Of 23%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 28%
Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
Very Unfavorable 18%
Heard Of, No Opinion 16%
Never Heard of 10%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 32%
Heard Of, No Opinion 15%
Never Heard of 9%

Gary Johnson Favorable Rating

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 5%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 10%
Heard Of, No Opinion 23%
Never Heard of 29%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 12%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 17%
Heard Of, No Opinion 19%
Never Heard of 16%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 14%
Heard Of, No Opinion 21%
Never Heard of 23%

2016 National House Race

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Democratic candidate 44%
Republican candidate 40%
Don't Know/No Opinion 16%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 1710 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 6%
Somewhat Favorable 12%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 13%
Heard Of, No Opinion 22%
Never Heard of 33%