Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 50%, Trump 40% (Normington, Petts & Associates 8/9-8/15/16)

Population 1,000 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.1 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Normington, Petts & Associates (D-End Citizens United)
This poll asked respondents 6 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

If the general election for President was held today and the candidates were: Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump, for whom would you vote?

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 50%
Donald Trump 40%
(Other) 1%
(Neither) 4%
(Will not vote) 1%
(Undecided) 4%

And if the election for President was 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 1000 Likely Voters
Hillary Clinton 45%
Donald Trump 37%
Gary Johnson 8%
Jill Stein 4%
(Undecided) 6%

When it comes to politics, do you generally consider yourself to be a DEMOCRAT, an INDEPENDENT or a REPUBLICAN?

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Strong Democrat 28%
Weak Democrat 10%
independent/lean Democrat 8%
independent 9%
independent/lean Republican 9%
Weak Republican 12%
Strong Republican 21%
(Don't know) 3%

Would you say things in the United States today are generally headed in the RIGHT DIRECTION or would you say things are pretty seriously off on the WRONG TRACK?

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Right Direction 30%
Wrong Track 61%
(Don't know) 9%

If the election for U.S. Congress were held today, for whom would you vote the DEMOCRATIC candidate or the REPUBLICAN candidate?

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Democrat 48%
Republican 41%
(Other) 2%
(Don't know) 8%

Do you APPROVE or DISAPPROVE of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 51%
Disapprove 45%
(Don't know) 5%