Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 41%, Trump 36% (YouGov/Economist 7/30-8/1/16)

Population 1,300 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.0 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist
This poll asked respondents 22 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster. Read our FAQ.

If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, the Democrat, Donald Trump, the Republican, Gary Johson, the Libertarian, and Jill Stein, from the Green Party, who would you vote for?

Asked of 1069 Registered Voters
Clinton 41%
Trump 36%
Johnson 8%
Stein 4%
Someone else 2%
Not sure yet 7%
Probably won’t vote 2%
Asked of 397 Registered Voters - Democrat
Clinton 81%
Trump 5%
Johnson 3%
Stein 3%
Someone else 2%
Not sure yet 6%
Probably won’t vote 1%
Asked of 300 Registered Voters - Republican
Clinton 4%
Trump 78%
Johnson 10%
Stein 0%
Someone else 1%
Not sure yet 6%
Probably won’t vote 1%
Asked of 372 Registered Voters - independent
Clinton 31%
Trump 34%
Johnson 12%
Stein 7%
Someone else 3%
Not sure yet 10%
Probably won’t vote 4%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1300 Adults
Generally headed in the right direction 29%
Off on the wrong track 61%
Not sure 10%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 23%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 42%
Don't Know 2%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 49%
Don't Know 3%

Gary Johnson Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very favorable 6%
Somewhat favorable 18%
Somewhat unfavorable 13%
Very unfavorable 11%
Don't know 52%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 12%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 16%
Don't Know 31%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very favorable 13%
Somewhat favorable 19%
Somewhat unfavorable 12%
Very unfavorable 26%
Don't know 30%

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

Asked of 1300 Adults
Strongly Approve 25%
Somewhat Approve 25%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 32%
Not Sure 6%
Asked of 453 Adults - Democrat
Strongly Approve 54%
Somewhat Approve 33%
Somewhat Disapprove 6%
Strongly Disapprove 6%
Not Sure 1%
Asked of 329 Adults - Republican
Strongly Approve 3%
Somewhat Approve 8%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Strongly Disapprove 68%
Not Sure 5%
Asked of 518 Adults - independent
Strongly Approve 15%
Somewhat Approve 28%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Strongly Disapprove 32%
Not Sure 10%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 37%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 10%
Very Unfavorable 35%
Don't Know 1%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 26%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 17%
Don't Know 12%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
Very Unfavorable 24%
Don't Know 22%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 2%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 29%
Don't Know 35%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 10%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 19%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Don't Know 22%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 6%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 28%
Don't Know 35%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1300 Adults
Strongly Approve 22%
Somewhat Approve 23%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Strongly Disapprove 33%
No opinion 8%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1300 Adults
Strongly Approve 22%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Strongly Disapprove 31%
No opinion 11%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1300 Adults
Strongly Approve 26%
Somewhat Approve 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 13%
Strongly Disapprove 36%
No opinion 5%

Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that the United States Congress is handling its job?

Asked of 1300 Adults
Strongly approve 2%
Somewhat approve 8%
Neither approve nor disapprove 17%
Somewhat disapprove 27%
Strongly disapprove 38%
Not sure 8%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 25%
Somewhat Favorable 21%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 31%
Don't know 4%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 25%
Very Unfavorable 37%
Don't know 7%

Overall, do you think the economy is getting better or worse?

Asked of 1300 Adults
Getting Better 22%
About the same 31%
Getting Worse 40%
Not sure 7%

2016 National House Race

Asked of 1063 Registered Voters
The Democratic Party candidate 44%
The Republican Party candidate 36%
Other 2%
Not sure 14%
I would not vote 3%