Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 46%, Trump 39% (Morning Consult 9/30-10/2/16)

Population 1,778 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 1778 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 46%
Donald Trump 39%
Don't Know/No Opinion 16%
Asked of 711 Likely Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 85%
Donald Trump 9%
Don't Know/No Opinion 6%
Asked of 552 Likely Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 8%
Donald Trump 80%
Don't Know/No Opinion 12%
Asked of 515 Likely Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 32%
Donald Trump 36%
Don't Know/No Opinion 32%

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 1778 Likely Voters
Democrat Hillary Clinton 42%
Republican Donald Trump 36%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 9%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 3%
Don't Know/No Opinion 10%
Asked of 711 Likely Voters - Democrat
Democrat Hillary Clinton 81%
Republican Donald Trump 9%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 4%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 2%
Don't Know/No Opinion 4%
Asked of 552 Likely Voters - Republican
Democrat Hillary Clinton 7%
Republican Donald Trump 77%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 7%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 1%
Don't Know/No Opinion 8%
Asked of 515 Likely Voters - independent
Democrat Hillary Clinton 25%
Republican Donald Trump 30%
Libertarian Gary Johnson 19%
Green Party’s Jill Stein 7%
Don't Know/No Opinion 19%

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 1778 Likely Voters
Right Direction 29%
Wrong Track 71%

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

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Approve 50%
Disapprove 49%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 2%
Asked of 711 Likely Voters - Democrat
Approve 86%
Disapprove 13%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 1%
Asked of 552 Likely Voters - Republican
Approve 10%
Disapprove 89%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 1%
Asked of 515 Likely Voters - independent
Approve 42%
Disapprove 55%
Don’t Know / No Opinion 4%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Very Unfavorable 49%
Heard Of, No Opinion 3%
Never Heard of 0%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 43%
Heard Of, No Opinion 2%
Never Heard of 0%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 19%
Somewhat Favorable 31%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Heard Of, No Opinion 8%
Never Heard of 1%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 2%
Somewhat Favorable 13%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 21%
Heard Of, No Opinion 20%
Never Heard of 26%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 18%
Heard Of, No Opinion 16%
Never Heard of 11%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Heard Of, No Opinion 15%
Never Heard of 10%

Gary Johnson Favorable Rating

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 16%
Heard Of, No Opinion 22%
Never Heard of 23%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 12%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 19%
Heard Of, No Opinion 19%
Never Heard of 14%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Very Favorable 10%
Somewhat Favorable 20%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 16%
Heard Of, No Opinion 20%
Never Heard of 21%

Chuck Schumer Favorable Rating

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Favorable 16%
Unfavorable 28%
Heard Of, No Opinion 22%
Never Heard of 24%

2016 National House Race

Asked of 1778 Likely Voters
Democratic candidate 46%
Republican candidate 37%
Don't Know/No Opinion 17%