Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 43%, Trump 37% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 9/16-9/19/16)

Population 1,000 Registered Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ
This poll asked respondents 14 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

And, if the next election for president were held today, with Donald Trump as the Republican candidate, Hillary Clinton as the Democratic candidate, Gary Johnson the Libertarian candidate, and Jill Stein the Green Party candidate for whom would you vote?

Asked of 922 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 43%
Donald Trump 37%
Gary Johnson 9%
Jill Stein 3%
Depends (VOL) 1%
None (VOL) 2%
Other/Write-in (VOL) 2%
Would not vote for President (VOL) 1%
Not Sure 2%

If the next election for president were held today, with (ROTATE) … Donald Trump and Mike Pence as the Republican candidates, and Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine as the Democratic candidates, for whom would you vote?

Asked of 922 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine 48%
Donald Trump and Mike Pence 41%
Neither (VOL) 3%
Other/3rd Party/Write-in (VOL) 1%
Would not vote for president (vol) 4%
Not sure 3%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 36%
Somewhat Positive 15%
Neutral 9%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 28%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 18%
Somewhat Positive 19%
Neutral 11%
Somewhat Negative 13%
Very Negative 39%
Don't know name/Not sure 0%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 15%
Somewhat Positive 13%
Neutral 11%
Somewhat Negative 12%
Very Negative 49%
Don't know name/Not sure 0%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 15%
Somewhat Positive 22%
Neutral 20%
Somewhat Negative 16%
Very Negative 27%
Don't know name/Not sure 0%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 9%
Somewhat Positive 20%
Neutral 23%
Somewhat Negative 21%
Very Negative 27%
Don't know name/Not sure 0%

Jill Stein Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 2%
Somewhat Positive 7%
Neutral 29%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 7%
Don't know name/Not sure 45%

Gary Johnson Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 3%
Somewhat Positive 11%
Neutral 29%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 8%
Don't know name/Not sure 38%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 16%
Somewhat Positive 10%
Neutral 21%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 15%
Don't know name/Not sure 28%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 11%
Somewhat Positive 15%
Neutral 28%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 8%
Don't know name/Not sure 27%

All in all, do you think that things in the nation are generally headed in the right direction, or do you feel that things are off on the wrong track?

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Headed in the right direction 30%
Off on the wrong track 62%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Not sure 3%

In general, do you approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing as president?

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Approve 52%
Disapprove 45%
Not sure 3%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Strong Democrat 22%
Not very strong Democrat 10%
independent/lean Democrat 13%
independent 13%
independent/lean Republican 12%
Not very strong Republican 10%
Strong Republican 15%
Other (vol) 5%
Not sure 0%