Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 49%, Trump 39% (Suffolk University/USA Today 10/20-10/24/16)

Population 1,000 Likely Voters
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Live Phone
Source Suffolk/USA Today
This poll asked respondents 10 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

If the general election was held today and the candidates were Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump, for whom will you vote or lean toward?

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Clinton 49%
Trump 39%
Undecided 10%
Refused 2%
Asked of 382 Likely Voters - Democrat
Clinton 92%
Trump 3%
Undecided 4%
Refused 1%
Asked of 322 Likely Voters - Republican
Clinton 8%
Trump 83%
Undecided 7%
Refused 2%
Asked of 280 Likely Voters - independent
Clinton 39%
Trump 38%
Undecided 19%
Refused 4%

Your state’s presidential ballot may include Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein. If the general election was held today and the candidates were Democrat Hillary Clinton, Republican Donald Trump, Green Party Jill Stein, or Libertarian Gary Johnson, for whom will you vote or lean toward?

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Democrat Hillary Clinton 47%
Republican Donald Trump 38%
Green Party Jill Stein 2%
Libertarian Party Gary Johnson 4%
Undecided 7%
Refused 2%
Asked of 382 Likely Voters - Democrat
Democrat Hillary Clinton 89%
Republican Donald Trump 4%
Green Party Jill Stein 2%
Libertarian Party Gary Johnson 2%
Undecided 3%
Refused 1%
Asked of 322 Likely Voters - Republican
Democrat Hillary Clinton 8%
Republican Donald Trump 80%
Green Party Jill Stein 2%
Libertarian Party Gary Johnson 3%
Undecided 6%
Refused 1%
Asked of 280 Likely Voters - independent
Democrat Hillary Clinton 36%
Republican Donald Trump 35%
Green Party Jill Stein 3%
Libertarian Party Gary Johnson 8%
Undecided 14%
Refused 3%

Do you think of yourself as a Democrat, Republican, or Independent? {IF INDEPENDENT, “Which party would you lean toward/feel closest to”}

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Democrat 38%
Republican 32%
independent 24%
Other 4%
Refused 2%

Do you feel the country is headed in the right direction or is on the wrong track?

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Right Direction 35%
Wrong Track 54%
Undecided 11%

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

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Approve 54%
Disapprove 41%
Undecided 6%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 57%
Unfavorable 39%
Heard of/ Undecided 4%
Never Heard of 0%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 46%
Unfavorable 47%
Never Heard of 6%
Heard of/ Undecided 1%

Gary Johnson Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 15%
Unfavorable 34%
Heard of/ Undecided 28%
Never heard of 22%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 31%
Unfavorable 61%
Never head of 8%
Heard of/ Undecided 1%

Jill Stein Favorable Rating

Asked of 1000 Likely Voters
Favorable 13%
Unfavorable 26%
Heard of/ Undecided 34%
Never Heard of 28%