Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 44%, Trump 40% (NBC News/Wall Street Journal 11/3-11/5/16)

Population 1,282 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±2.73 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source NBC/WSJ
This poll asked respondents 10 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 1282 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 44%
Donald Trump 40%
Gary Johnson 6%
Jill Stein 2%
Depends (VOL) 0%
None (VOL) 1%
Other/Write-in (VOL) 2%
Would not vote for president (VOL) 1%
Not Sure 4%

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 1282 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine 48%
Donald Trump and Mike Pence 43%
None (VOL) 2%
Other/Third Party/Write-in (VOL) 1%
Would not vote for president (VOL) 2%
Not sure 4%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1282 Likely Voters
Right Direction 31%
Wrong Track 62%
Mixed (vol) 4%
Not sure 3%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1282 Likely Voters
Approve 53%
Disapprove 44%
Not sure 3%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1282 Likely Voters
Very Positive 38%
Somewhat Positive 13%
Neutral 8%
Somewhat Negative 11%
Very Negative 29%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1282 Likely Voters
Very Positive 17%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Neutral 9%
Somewhat Negative 9%
Very Negative 44%
Don't know name/Not sure 0%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1282 Likely Voters
Very Positive 17%
Somewhat Positive 16%
Neutral 8%
Somewhat Negative 10%
Very Negative 49%
Don't know name/Not sure 0%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1282 Likely Voters
Very Positive 15%
Somewhat Positive 25%
Neutral 17%
Somewhat Negative 15%
Very Negative 27%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1282 Likely Voters
Very Positive 8%
Somewhat Positive 21%
Neutral 22%
Somewhat Negative 23%
Very Negative 25%
Don't know name/Not sure 1%

Party Identification

Asked of 1282 Likely Voters
Strong Democrat 25%
Not very strong Democrat 9%
independent/lean Democrat 9%
independent 12%
independent/lean Republican 10%
Not very strong Republican 6%
Strong Republican 22%
Other (vol) 5%
Not sure 2%