Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 50%, Trump 42% (NBC News/SurveyMonkey 8/15-8/21/16)

Population 17,459 Registered Voters
Margin of Error ±1.1 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source NBC/SurveyMonkey
This poll asked respondents 4 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

If the 2016 presidential election were being held today among the following candidates, for whom would you vote?

Asked of 17459 Registered Voters
Hillary Clinton, the Democrat 50%
Donald Trump, the Republican 42%
No Answer 8%

If the 2016 presidential election were being held today among the following candidates for whom would you vote?

Asked of 17459 Registered Voters
Hillary Clinton, the Democrat 43%
Donald Trump, the Republican 38%
Gary Johnson, the Libertarian 11%
Jill Stein, the Green Party 5%
No answer 4%

Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

Asked of 17459 Registered Voters
Strongly approve 31%
Somewhat approve 21%
Somewhat disapprove 12%
Strongly disapprove 36%
No Answer 1%

In politics today, do you consider yourself a Republican, Democrat, or Independent?

Asked of 17459 Registered Voters
Republican 29%
Democrat 35%
independent 34%
No Answer 1%