Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 46%, Trump 42% (Morning Consult 9/15-9/16/16)

Population 1,639 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 1639 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 46%
Donald Trump 42%
Don't Know/No Opinion 12%
Asked of 637 Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 85%
Donald Trump 8%
Don't Know/No Opinion 7%
Asked of 532 Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 7%
Donald Trump 85%
Don't Know/No Opinion 8%
Asked of 470 Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 37%
Donald Trump 39%
Don't Know/No Opinion 24%

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

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Democrat Hillary Clinton 42%
Republican Donald Trump 40%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 8%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 3%
Don't Know/No Opinion 7%
Asked of 637 Likely Voters - Democrat
Democrat Hillary Clinton 80%
Republican Donald Trump 8%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 4%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 3%
Don't Know/No Opinion 5%
Asked of 532 Likely Voters - Republican
Democrat Hillary Clinton 5%
Republican Donald Trump 82%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 6%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 2%
Don't Know/No Opinion 5%
Asked of 470 Likely Voters - independent
Democrat Hillary Clinton 31%
Republican Donald Trump 37%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 14%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 6%
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 1639 Likely Voters
Right Direction 32%
Wrong Track 68%

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

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Approve 49%
Disapprove 49%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 2%
Asked of 637 Likely Voters - Democrat
Approve 86%
Disapprove 14%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 0%
Asked of 532 Likely Voters - Republican
Approve 12%
Disapprove 87%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 1%
Asked of 470 Likely Voters - independent
Approve 42%
Disapprove 53%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 4%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 46%
Heard Of, No Opinion 1%
Never Heard of 0%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 45%
Heard Of, No Opinion 1%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 22%
Somewhat Favorable 31%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 22%
Heard Of, No Opinion 6%
Never Heard of 1%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 13%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Heard Of, No Opinion 19%
Never Heard of 23%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 28%
Somewhat Unfavorable 23%
Very Unfavorable 18%
Heard Of, No Opinion 14%
Never Heard of 9%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 34%
Heard Of, No Opinion 13%
Never Heard of 8%

Gary Johnson Favorable Rating

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 12%
Heard Of, No Opinion 22%
Never Heard of 24%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 14%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 18%
Heard Of, No Opinion 18%
Never Heard of 12%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 16%
Heard Of, No Opinion 18%
Never Heard of 20%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Favorable 19%
Unfavorable 29%
Heard Of, No Opinion 21%
Never Heard of 31%

2016 National House Race

Asked of 1639 Likely Voters
Democratic candidate 45%
Republican candidate 40%
Don't Know/No Opinion 16%