Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 42%, Trump 40% (YouGov/Economist 5/6-5/9/16)

Population 2,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.0 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist
This poll asked respondents 23 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

2016 General Election: Trump vs. Clinton

Asked of 1612 Registered Voters
Clinton 42%
Other 6%
Trump 40%
Undecided 7%
Wouldn't Vote 5%
Asked of 453 Registered Voters - Democrat
Clinton 89%
Other 3%
Trump 5%
Undecided 2%
Wouldn't Vote 1%
Asked of 445 Registered Voters - Republican
Clinton 4%
Other 5%
Trump 80%
Undecided 5%
Wouldn't Vote 5%
Asked of 714 Registered Voters - independent
Clinton 41%
Other 8%
Trump 34%
Undecided 10%
Wouldn't Vote 6%

2016 General Election: Trump vs. Sanders

Asked of 1613 Registered Voters
Other 3%
Sanders 48%
Trump 39%
Undecided 5%
Wouldn't Vote 5%

2016 National Democratic Primary

Asked of 662 Likely Voters - Democrat
Clinton 50%
Sanders 43%
Undecided 7%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Right Direction 23%
2 Wrong Track 66%
3 Undecided 11%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Undecided 3%
Very Favorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 43%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 27%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Undecided 8%
Very Favorable 22%
Very Unfavorable 23%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Undecided 4%
Very Favorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 49%

Ted Cruz Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat favorable 21%
Somewhat unfavorable 20%
Undecided 12%
Very favorable 8%
Very unfavorable 38%

John Kasich Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 31%
Somewhat Unfavorable 23%
Undecided 22%
Very Favorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 14%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 30%
2 Somewhat Favorable 21%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
4 Very Unfavorable 35%
5 Undecided 4%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 28%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Undecided 14%
Very Favorable 22%
Very Unfavorable 21%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 24%
Strongly Favorable 6%
Strongly Unfavorable 23%
Undecided 22%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 2%
2 Somewhat Favorable 12%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
4 Very Unfavorable 33%
5 Undecided 34%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 7%
2 Somewhat Favorable 19%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
4 Very Unfavorable 34%
5 Undecided 24%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Very Favorable 5%
2 Somewhat Favorable 17%
3 Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
4 Very Unfavorable 29%
5 Undecided 34%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 2000 Adults
Approve 47%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 5%
Asked of 514 Adults - Democrat
Approve 85%
Disapprove 14%
Undecided 2%
Asked of 484 Adults - Republican
Approve 12%
Disapprove 86%
Undecided 3%
Asked of 10002 Adults - independent
Approve 45%
Disapprove 47%
Undecided 8%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 19%
2 Somewhat Approve 26%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 13%
4 Strongly Disapprove 33%
5 Undecided 10%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 2000 Adults
1 Strongly Approve 15%
2 Somewhat Approve 24%
3 Somewhat Disapprove 14%
4 Strongly Disapprove 34%
5 Undecided 13%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Approve 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 11%
Strongly Approve 23%
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Undecided 7%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 2000 Adults
Approve 10%
Disapprove 61%
Neither 18%
Undecided 10%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 23%
Undecided 12%
Very Favorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 28%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 2000 Adults
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 27%
Undecided 12%
Very Favorable 4%
Very Unfavorable 39%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 2000 Adults
Getting Better 20%
Getting Worse 38%
Staying the Same 36%
Undecided 6%