Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 48%, Trump 37% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 10/10-10/13/16)

Population 1,000 Registered Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 13 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

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 905 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 48%
Donald Trump 37%
Gary Johnson 7%
Jill Stein 2%
Depends (VOL) 0%
None (VOL) 1%
Other/Write-in (VOL) 2%
Would not vote for president (VOL) 1%
Not Sure 2%

And, if the election for president were held today, with only 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 905 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine 51%
Donald Trump and Mike Pence 41%
Neither (VOL) 2%
Other/Third Party/Write-in (VOL) 1%
Would not vote for president (VOL) 3%
Not sure 2%

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

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Headed in the right direction 29%
Off on the wrong track 65%
Mixed (vol) 5%
Not sure 1%

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

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Approve 53%
Disapprove 44%
Not sure 3%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 36%
Somewhat Positive 15%
Neutral 9%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 29%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 20%
Somewhat Positive 20%
Neutral 9%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 40%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 15%
Somewhat Positive 14%
Neutral 8%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 52%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 15%
Somewhat Positive 24%
Neutral 18%
Somewhat Negative 16%
Very Negative 26%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 8%
Somewhat Positive 18%
Neutral 24%
Somewhat Negative 24%
Very Negative 25%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 20%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Neutral 22%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 17%
Don't know name/Not sure 14%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 12%
Somewhat Positive 17%
Neutral 22%
Somewhat Negative 9%
Very Negative 20%
Don't know name/Not sure 20%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Very Positive 6%
Somewhat Positive 23%
Neutral 25%
Somewhat Negative 22%
Very Negative 14%
Don't know name/Not sure 10%

Party Identification

Asked of 1000 Registered Voters
Strong Democrat 26%
Not very strong Democrat 9%
independent/lean Democrat 9%
independent 13%
independent/lean Republican 11%
Not very strong Republican 7%
Strong Republican 19%
Other (vol) 4%
Not sure 2%