Poll Update

2016 General Election - Clinton 44%, Trump 41% (YouGov/Economist 9/22-9/24/16)

Population 1,300 Adults
Margin of Error ±3.9 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist
This poll asked respondents 25 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 948 Registered Voters
Hillary Clinton 44%
Donald Trump 41%
Gary Johnson 5%
Jill Stein 2%
Someone else 1%
Not sure yet 5%
Probably won’t vote 2%
Asked of 421 Registered Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 81%
Donald Trump 10%
Gary Johnson 2%
Jill Stein 1%
Someone else 1%
Not sure yet 5%
Probably won’t vote 1%
Asked of 302 Registered Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 6%
Donald Trump 82%
Gary Johnson 5%
Jill Stein 1%
Someone else 1%
Not sure yet 4%
Probably won’t vote 1%
Asked of 392 Registered Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 40%
Donald Trump 39%
Gary Johnson 8%
Jill Stein 4%
Someone else 1%
Not sure yet 6%
Probably won’t vote 3%

2016 General Election: Trump vs. Clinton

Asked of 948 Registered Voters
Hillary Clinton 48%
Donald Trump 44%
Someone else/Not sure yet/No preference 7%
Probably won’t vote 2%
Asked of 421 Registered Voters - Democrat
Hillary Clinton 86%
Donald Trump 10%
Someone else/Not sure yet/No preference 3%
Probably won’t vote 1%
Asked of 302 Registered Voters - Republican
Hillary Clinton 7%
Donald Trump 88%
Someone else/Not sure yet/No preference 4%
Probably won’t vote 1%
Asked of 392 Registered Voters - independent
Hillary Clinton 45%
Donald Trump 40%
Someone else/Not sure yet/No preference 12%
Probably won’t vote 3%

US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1300 Adults
Generally headed in the right direction 25%
Get off on the wrong track 65%
Not sure 10%

Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 20%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 42%
Don't Know 1%

Donald Trump Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Favorable 18%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 52%
Don't Know 1%

Bernie Sanders Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 31%
Somewhat Favorable 28%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 16%
Don't Know 8%

Gary Johnson Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 12%
Don't Know 38%

Jill Stein Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20%
Very Unfavorable 15%
Don't Know 42%

Tim Kaine Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 12%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 17%
Don't Know 37%

Mike Pence Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 15%
Somewhat Favorable 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 13%
Very Unfavorable 19%
Don't Know 30%

Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 38%
Somewhat Favorable 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Very Unfavorable 33%
Don't Know 2%

Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 28%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 14%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Don't Know 12%

Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 8%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 23%
Very Unfavorable 23%
Don't Know 21%

Mitch McConnell Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 4%
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 21%
Very Unfavorable 29%
Don't Know 33%

Nancy Pelosi Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15%
Very Unfavorable 32%
Don't Know 24%

Harry Reid Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 7%
Somewhat Favorable 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 16%
Very Unfavorable 26%
Don't Know 34%

Democratic Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 19%
Somewhat Favorable 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 17%
Very Unfavorable 32%
Don't Know 6%

Republican Party Favorable Rating

Asked of 1300 Adults
Very Favorable 9%
Somewhat Favorable 22%
Somewhat Unfavorable 25%
Very Unfavorable 38%
Don't Know 6%

Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1300 Adults
Strongly Approve 29%
Somewhat Approve 24%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 33%
Not sure 2%
Asked of 476 Adults - Democrat
Strongly Approve 59%
Somewhat Approve 27%
Somewhat Disapprove 6%
Strongly Disapprove 6%
Not sure 2%
Asked of 324 Adults - Republican
Strongly Approve 4%
Somewhat Approve 12%
Somewhat Disapprove 12%
Strongly Disapprove 72%
Not sure 1%
Asked of 500 Adults - independent
Strongly Approve 21%
Somewhat Approve 29%
Somewhat Disapprove 15%
Strongly Disapprove 32%
Not sure 3%

Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1300 Adults
Strongly Approve 24%
Somewhat Approve 25%
Somewhat Disapprove 16%
Strongly Disapprove 30%
No opinion 5%

Obama Job Approval - Foreign Policy

Asked of 1300 Adults
Strongly Approve 17%
Somewhat Approve 25%
Somewhat Disapprove 16%
Strongly Disapprove 32%
No opinion 10%

Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1300 Adults
Strongly Approve 23%
Somewhat Approve 21%
Somewhat Disapprove 14%
Strongly Disapprove 37%
No opinion 5%

Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1300 Adults
Strongly Approve 4%
Somewhat Approve 9%
Neither approve nor disapprove 18%
Somewhat Disapprove 23%
Strongly Disapprove 38%
Not sure 8%

2016 National House Race

Asked of 1300 Adults
The Democratic Party candidate 43%
The Republican Party candidate 38%
Other 2%
Not sure 13%
I would not vote 3%

US Economy - Better or Worse

Asked of 1300 Adults
Getting Better 23%
About the same 31%
Getting Worse 41%
Not sure 5%