September 14, 2016 - Trump Cuts Clinton Lead In Half, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds, Most Americans Are Voting Against, Not For, A Candidate Quinnipiac University Polling Logo
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In a largely negative presidential campaign, where most Americans are voting against, rather than for, a candidate, Democrat Hillary Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump 48 - 43 percent among likely voters nationwide, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today.

This compares to a 51 - 41 percent Clinton lead in an August 25 survey of likely voters nationwide, by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University.

With third party candidates in the race, results are too close to call, with Clinton at 41 percent, Trump at 39 percent, Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson at 13 percent and Green Party candidate Jill Stein at 4 percent.

Clinton and Trump get similar negative favorability ratings, 40 - 57 percent for her and 35 - 59 percent for him. For Johnson, 53 percent of voters haven't heard enough to form an opinion of him and 72 percent haven't heard enough about Stein.

Among Clinton voters, 54 percent say they mainly are voting against Trump, while 32 percent say they mainly are voting for Clinton.

Among Trump voters, 66 percent say they mainly are voting against Clinton, with 23 percent saying they are voting mainly for Trump.

"No doubt the pneumonia will pass, but like a nagging cough that just won't go away, Donald Trump defies every remedy Hillary Clinton throws at him," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

"It's the definition of 'damned by faint praise,' a presidential contest where a vote for a candidate is less an endorsement of that candidate than a stinging rejection of his or her opponent.

"Priority one for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as the election looms: lure the cynical, disaffected, downright disgusted electorate into their camp. That's no mean feat as clouds of distrust loom over both campaigns."

Racial and gender gaps continue to divide American likely voters:
  • White voters back Trump 51 - 41 percent and non-white voters back Clinton 66 - 19 percent;
  • Men back Trump 50 - 41 percent, while women back Clinton 54 - 36 percent.
Independent voters tip to Trump 45 - 40 percent. Republicans go to Trump 86 - 10 percent, while Democrats back Clinton 92 - 4 percent.

Voting for Clinton is the lesser of two evils, 38 percent of her supporters say, while 57 percent say she is the candidate they like.

Among Trump supporters, 50 percent say they are picking the lesser of two evils, while 46 percent say he is the candidate they like.

A total of 70 percent of likely voters say it is "very important" or "somewhat important" that the next president be someone to whom they can relate.

But by similar margins, most American voters can't relate to either candidate. Voters say 61 - 36 percent they can't relate to Clinton and 64 - 34 percent they can't relate to Trump.

A total of 94 percent of likely voters say it is "very important" or "somewhat important" that the next president unite the nation.

But voters say 60 - 37 percent that Trump will do more to divide the country as president and say by a narrow 50 - 46 percent that Clinton will do more to divide the country.

By a narrow 51 - 47 percent, voters say Trump wants to be president to do what's best for himself, rather than for the nation. Voters are divided on Clinton's motives as 50 percent say she wants to do what's best for herself and 48 percent say she puts country first.

"Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton may be King and Queen of the prom, but they are showing up solo and their dance cards are blank," Malloy said. "The winner who waltzes at the Inaugural Ball will be the candidate who finally gets the other kids to like him or her."

From September 8 - 13, Quinnipiac University surveyed 960 likely voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 3.2 percentage points. Live interviewers call landlines and cell phones.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts public opinion surveys in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Iowa, Colorado, North Carolina and the nation as a public service and for research.

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1. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Donald Trump the Republican, for whom would you vote? (If undecided) As of today, do you lean more toward Clinton or Trump? (Table includes leaners)
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              48%    10%    92%    40%    41%    54%    50%    33%
Trump                43     86      4     45     50     36     44     59
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       3      2      -      7      4      2      4      2
DK/NA                 6      2      4      8      5      7      3      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Clinton              55%    49%    45%    42%    35%    47%    41%    66%
Trump                34     35     50     51     57     46     51     19
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       3      6      2      1      3      2      3      4
DK/NA                 8     10      3      6      5      5      5     10
 
                     PARTY IDENTIFICATION...................
                     REPUBLICAN    DEMOCRAT..    INDEPENDENT   Mltry
                     Men    Wom    Men    Wom    Men    Wom    HsHld
 
Clinton              10%    10%    93%    92%    34%    48%    36%
Trump                84     88      4      4     51     38     54
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       3      1      -      -      8      6      5
DK/NA                 3      1      3      5      8      8      6
 
 
1A. (If candidate chosen q1) Is your mind made up, or do you think you might change your mind before the election?
                     LIKELY VOTERS.......................
                     CANDIDATE CHOSEN Q1.................
                                   CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Tot           Clinton       Trump
 
Made up              90%           90%           89%
Might change          9             9             9
DK/NA                 1             1             1
 
 
2. (If Clinton chosen q1) What is the main reason behind your vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in November: mainly because you like Hillary Clinton, mainly because Hillary Clinton is the party's nominee, or mainly because you oppose Donald Trump?
                     LIKELY VOTERS.................................
                     CLINTON CHOSEN Q1.............................
                                                        WHITE......
                                                        COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Like Clinton         32%    41%    18%    30%    34%    39%    35%
Party's nominee       9     12      6      8     10     10      7
Oppose Trump         54     43     68     56     53     46     55
DK/NA                 5      4      8      6      4      5      3
 
 
3. (If Trump chosen q1) What is the main reason behind your vote for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in November: mainly because you like Donald Trump, mainly because Donald Trump is the party's nominee, or mainly because you oppose Hillary Clinton?
                     LIKELY VOTERS.................................
                     TRUMP CHOSEN Q1...............................
                                                        WHITE......
                                                        COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Like Trump           23%    24%    27%    23%    23%    26%    22%
Party's nominee       8     12      2      7      9      9      8
Oppose Clinton       66     62     68     67     66     64     68
DK/NA                 3      3      3      3      2      2      2
 
 
4. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat, Donald Trump the Republican, Gary Johnson the Libertarian, and Jill Stein the Green party candidate, for whom would you vote? (If undecided) As of today, do you lean more toward Clinton, Trump, Johnson, or Stein?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              41%     7%    88%    29%    35%    46%    42%    28%
Trump                39     82      3     38     45     34     40     53
Johnson              13      8      7     20     15     11     13     10
Stein                 4      1      2      9      4      5      4      5
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      1      -      -      -      -      1      -
DK/NA                 3      -      -      3      1      4      1      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Clinton              31%    44%    42%    42%    29%    40%    35%    58%
Trump                26     31     47     49     50     43     46     19
Johnson              29     19      6      4     15      8     11     16
Stein                15      2      3      1      5      4      5      3
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      1      -      -      -      -      -      -
DK/NA                 -      3      2      4      1      4      2      3
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Clinton              85%            -
Trump                 -            90
Johnson               8             9
Stein                 7             1
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -             -
DK/NA                 -             -
 
 
5. Compared to past presidential elections, how would you describe your level of motivation to vote in this year's presidential election; are you more motivated than usual, less motivated, or about the same as usual?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
More                 46%    51%    45%    46%    46%    47%    44%    48%
Less                 14     12     10     17     15     14     12     14
About the same       39     37     44     37     39     39     43     38
DK/NA                 1      1      1      -      1      1      -      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
More                 34%    51%    45%    54%    47%    45%    46%    48%
Less                 23     12     12     11     14     12     13     17
About the same       39     37     43     35     38     42     40     34
DK/NA                 3      -      -      -      1      -      -      1
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
More                 47%           50%
Less                 12            13
About the same       41            36
DK/NA                 1             1
 
 
6. Is your opinion of Donald Trump favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him? COMBINED WITH: (If Favorable/Unfavorable) Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strongly favorable   22%    45%     2%    22%    26%    19%    20%    32%
Smwht favorable      13     28      -     13     13     12     15     16
Smwht unfavorable     6      7      5      7      9      3      5      7
Strongly unfavorable 53     16     89     51     48     58     56     38
Hvn't hrd enough      3      3      2      4      2      4      2      4
REFUSED/DK/NA         3      1      2      3      1      4      1      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Strongly favorable    9%    18%    26%    34%    30%    23%    26%    12%
Smwht favorable      13      9     17     11     16     16     16      4
Smwht unfavorable     8      6      6      6      9      3      6      7
Strongly unfavorable 60     63     47     44     42     51     47     71
Hvn't hrd enough      8      3      2      1      2      4      3      4
REFUSED/DK/NA         2      2      2      3      1      4      3      2
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Strongly favorable    -            51%
Smwht favorable       -            29
Smwht unfavorable     4             8
Strongly unfavorable 94             5
Hvn't hrd enough      2             4
REFUSED/DK/NA         -             3
 
 
7. Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her? COMBINED WITH: (If Favorable/Unfavorable) Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strongly favorable   26%     2%    62%    13%    20%    31%    26%    18%
Smwht favorable      14      5     22     14     12     16     14     10
Smwht unfavorable     6      3      5      8      6      6      7      5
Strongly unfavorable 51     88      8     60     59     44     51     63
Hvn't hrd enough      2      1      1      3      2      2      -      4
REFUSED/DK/NA         1      1      1      2      1      2      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Strongly favorable   14%    27%    27%    29%    16%    27%    22%    36%
Smwht favorable      22     15     13      9     10     13     12     21
Smwht unfavorable    10      5      4      5      6      6      6      5
Strongly unfavorable 48     49     53     55     64     51     57     33
Hvn't hrd enough      5      3      2      -      2      2      2      3
REFUSED/DK/NA         -      1      2      2      1      1      1      2
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Strongly favorable   52%            -
Smwht favorable      29             -
Smwht unfavorable     7             4
Strongly unfavorable  9            94
Hvn't hrd enough      2             2
REFUSED/DK/NA         2             -
 
 
8. Is your opinion of Gary Johnson favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him? COMBINED WITH: (If Favorable/Unfavorable) Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strongly favorable    6%     3%     3%    11%     8%     4%     7%     8%
Smwht favorable      13     12      8     16     15     10     12     10
Smwht unfavorable    12     10     14     14     14     11     17     12
Strongly unfavorable 15     20     14     12     17     13     18     15
Hvn't hrd enough     53     52     59     45     45     59     44     54
REFUSED/DK/NA         2      2      2      1      1      2      2      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Strongly favorable   10%    10%     4%     2%    10%     5%     8%     2%
Smwht favorable      26     16      7      7     14      8     11     17
Smwht unfavorable     8     14     14     11     17     12     14      6
Strongly unfavorable  8      7     16     26     16     17     17     11
Hvn't hrd enough     44     52     59     52     41     56     49     61
REFUSED/DK/NA         4      1      1      2      1      2      1      3
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Strongly favorable    4%            6%
Smwht favorable      12             9
Smwht unfavorable    14            12
Strongly unfavorable 14            19
Hvn't hrd enough     56            53
REFUSED/DK/NA         -             2
 
 
9. Is your opinion of Jill Stein favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her? COMBINED WITH: (If Favorable/Unfavorable) Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strongly favorable    3%     -      3%     6%     3%     3%     2%     5%
Smwht favorable       5      1      7      7      5      5      6      5
Smwht unfavorable     5      4      5      6      7      4      8      3
Strongly unfavorable 13     19     11      9     14     11     14     14
Hvn't hrd enough     72     73     73     71     69     75     68     72
REFUSED/DK/NA         2      3      1      1      1      2      2      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Strongly favorable   12%     -      1%     2%     3%     4%     3%     2%
Smwht favorable       6      7      4      4      5      5      5      5
Smwht unfavorable     8      4      4      3      8      4      6      4
Strongly unfavorable  7     11     14     18     15     14     14      8
Hvn't hrd enough     65     76     76     71     67     72     70     80
REFUSED/DK/NA         2      1      1      2      2      2      2      1
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Strongly favorable    5%            -
Smwht favorable       7             2
Smwht unfavorable     4             6
Strongly unfavorable 10            17
Hvn't hrd enough     71            73
REFUSED/DK/NA         1             2
 
 
10. Would you consider voting for a third party candidate in this election?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  37%    26%    28%    52%    38%    37%    29%    35%
No                   60     73     67     47     62     59     70     62
DK/NA                 3      1      5      1      -      5      1      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Yes                  62%    48%    27%    21%    33%    32%    32%    50%
No                   32     51     71     77     67     65     66     45
DK/NA                 6      1      3      2      -      3      2      5
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Yes                  38%           26%
No                   60            72
DK/NA                 2             2
 
 
11. Do you think that Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president, should be included in the presidential debates this year, or not?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  57%    47%    54%    66%    58%    56%    58%    54%
No                   37     46     38     30     39     34     36     38
DK/NA                 6      7      8      3      3     10      5      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Yes                  83%    61%    53%    42%    59%    54%    56%    59%
No                   14     32     43     49     39     36     37     35
DK/NA                 3      7      5      9      3     10      6      6
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Yes                  60%           50%
No                   33            46
DK/NA                 8             4
 
 
12. Do you think this year's presidential election will be a close election, or do you think one of the candidates will win in a landslide?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Close election       69%    75%    60%    72%    67%    70%    74%    72%
Win in landslide     22     15     30     20     26     17     18     18
IN BETWEEN(VOL)       1      -      2      1      1      1      1      1
DK/NA                 8      9      7      7      5     11      7      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Close election       66%    71%    68%    71%    69%    76%    73%    59%
Win in landslide     23     20     25     19     23     14     18     30
IN BETWEEN(VOL)       2      1      1      1      1      1      1      2
DK/NA                 9      8      7      9      6      9      8      9
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Close election       58%           80%
Win in landslide     31            12
IN BETWEEN(VOL)       2             -
DK/NA                 9             7
 
 
13. Regardless of who you're voting for, who do you believe will win the presidential election this year: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              58%    26%    88%    60%    56%    60%    61%    46%
Trump                31     63      8     26     34     28     29     40
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      2      -      -      1      1      -      -
DK/NA                10      9      4     14      9     11      9     14
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Clinton              71%    63%    55%    49%    53%    54%    54%    71%
Trump                21     27     35     38     36     34     35     20
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       5      -      -      -      -      -      -      3
DK/NA                 4     10     10     13     11     12     12      6
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Clinton              93%           23%
Trump                 2            64
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1             -
DK/NA                 4            12
 
 
14. How do you feel about choosing between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in this year's presidential election; do you feel as though: you are choosing to vote for the candidate you like, you are choosing to vote for the lesser of two evils, or you can't bring yourself to vote for either candidate?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Candidate you like   48%    47%    70%    30%    46%    49%    51%    44%
Lesser of two evils  42     48     24     57     43     42     38     50
Can't vote either     8      4      2     12     10      6      9      4
DK/NA                 2      1      3      1      1      2      1      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Candidate you like   26%    47%    54%    57%    47%    48%    48%    49%
Lesser of two evils  51     41     42     39     43     45     44     38
Can't vote either    19     12      3      2      9      5      7     11
DK/NA                 4      -      2      2      1      2      1      3
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Candidate you like   57%           46%
Lesser of two evils  38            50
Can't vote either     3             3
DK/NA                 2             1
 
 
15. (If candidate chosen q4) If your candidate loses in November, would you think that the outcome was legitimate or would you think that the election was rigged?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                     CANDIDATE CHOSEN Q4....................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Legitimate           62%    50%    76%    59%    65%    59%    70%    53%
Rigged               27     42     11     31     27     27     22     33
DK/NA                11      8     13     10      8     13      8     14
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Legitimate           64%    71%    59%    56%    65%    59%    62%    63%
Rigged               24     23     30     30     26     29     28     25
DK/NA                12      6     11     14     10     12     11     11
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Legitimate           78%           43%
Rigged               11            46
DK/NA                11            11
 
 
16. Do you think it makes a difference for the future of the country which candidate is elected president, or would things pretty much be the same regardless of who wins? (If yes) Would you say that it would make a major difference or a minor difference?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes/Major Diff       81%    83%    86%    76%    77%    84%    82%    80%
Yes/Minor Diff        7      6      5     11      9      5      7      7
No/Same               9     11      6     11     12      6      9      9
DK/NA                 3      1      4      2      1      5      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Yes/Major Diff       73%    81%    83%    83%    75%    87%    81%    80%
Yes/Minor Diff       12      9      5      5      9      5      7      7
No/Same              12      7     10      7     15      5      9      7
DK/NA                 2      2      3      4      2      3      3      5
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Yes/Major Diff       82%           83%
Yes/Minor Diff        7             8
No/Same               8             8
DK/NA                 3             1
 
 
23. How important is it to you that the next President is someone that you feel you can relate to: very important, somewhat important, not so important, or not important at all?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Very important       37%    42%    38%    31%    33%    41%    28%    40%
Somewhat important   33     35     35     29     32     34     35     38
Not so important     17     12     17     22     17     16     21     14
Not important at all 12     10      8     17     17      7     14      7
DK/NA                 1      1      2      1      1      1      1      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Very important       22%    23%    42%    55%    32%    36%    34%    46%
Somewhat important   32     37     36     28     36     38     37     24
Not so important     23     24     14     10     18     18     18     14
Not important at all 20     16      8      6     14      8     11     14
DK/NA                 3      -      -      1      1      1      1      2
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Very important       34%           41%
Somewhat important   33            35
Not so important     20            13
Not important at all 12            10
DK/NA                 1             1
 
 
24. Do you feel that Donald Trump is someone that you can relate to, or not?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  34%    68%     4%    35%    41%    28%    34%    46%
No                   64     30     94     64     58     69     63     51
DK/NA                 2      2      2      1      2      3      3      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Yes                  18%    25%    42%    45%    46%    35%    40%    16%
No                   82     72     55     53     53     61     57     82
DK/NA                 -      3      3      2      1      4      2      3
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Yes                   3%           73%
No                   96            24
DK/NA                 1             2
 
 
25. Do you feel that Hillary Clinton is someone that you can relate to, or not?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  36%    11%    73%    25%    25%    46%    38%    27%
No                   61     88     23     75     73     51     60     70
DK/NA                 2      1      4      1      2      2      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Yes                  27%    33%    39%    40%    22%    42%    32%    47%
No                   73     64     58     58     76     55     65     51
DK/NA                 -      3      3      2      2      3      3      2
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Yes                  70%            4%
No                   28            96
DK/NA                 2             -
 
 
26. How important is it to you that the next President unites the country: very important, somewhat important, not so important, or not important at all?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Very important       76%    79%    77%    74%    68%    82%    73%    78%
Somewhat important   18     15     18     19     23     14     20     19
Not so important      3      3      4      4      5      2      4      3
Not important at all  2      2      2      2      4      1      3      -
DK/NA                 -      -      -      -      -      -      1      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Very important       69%    66%    83%    82%    68%    83%    76%    77%
Somewhat important   27     19     14     15     24     15     19     14
Not so important      1      9      3      1      5      2      3      4
Not important at all  3      6      1      1      3      1      2      4
DK/NA                 -      1      -      1      -      1      -      -
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Very important       75%           80%
Somewhat important   20            16
Not so important      4             3
Not important at all  1             2
DK/NA                 -             -
 
 
27. Do you feel that Donald Trump would do more to unite the country as President, or do more to divide the country as President?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Unite                37%    75%     5%    37%    42%    33%    37%    50%
Divide               60     22     94     61     56     64     62     44
DK/NA                 3      3      1      3      2      3      1      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Unite                22%    29%    45%    49%    46%    40%    43%    20%
Divide               74     70     53     48     51     55     53     80
DK/NA                 4      1      3      3      3      4      4      -
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Unite                 1%           82%
Divide               99            13
DK/NA                 -             5
 
 
28. Do you feel that Hillary Clinton would do more to unite the country as President, or do more to divide the country as President?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Unite                46%    13%    88%    37%    36%    54%    46%    34%
Divide               50     84      9     59     61     40     51     61
DK/NA                 4      3      4      4      3      6      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Unite                50%    46%    44%    43%    32%    46%    39%    63%
Divide               46     50     51     53     65     49     56     32
DK/NA                 4      4      5      4      3      5      4      5
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Unite                84%            5%
Divide               11            93
DK/NA                 5             2
 
 
51. Do you believe that Hillary Clinton wants to be President to do what's best for the country, or to do what's best for herself?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Best for country     48%    16%    90%    36%    40%    55%    49%    37%
Best for herself     50     83      7     62     59     43     50     61
DK/NA                 2      -      2      2      1      2      -      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Best for country     42%    52%    49%    47%    36%    50%    43%    62%
Best for herself     55     48     50     51     63     49     56     34
DK/NA                 4      -      1      3      1      1      1      4
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Best for country     87%            8%
Best for herself     11            91
DK/NA                 2             1
 
 
52. Do you believe that Donald Trump wants to be President to do what's best for the country, or to do what's best for himself?
                     LIKELY VOTERS..........................................
                                                               WHITE......
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Best for country     47%    82%    14%    49%    52%    43%    48%    62%
Best for himself     51     16     85     48     46     54     50     35
DK/NA                 2      2      1      4      2      3      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    NonWht
 
Best for country     41%    38%    52%    57%    59%    52%    55%    24%
Best for himself     57     60     46     41     39     45     42     74
DK/NA                 2      2      2      3      2      3      2      2
 
                     CANDIDATE OF CHOICE Q1
                     Clinton       Trump
 
Best for country     12%           90%
Best for himself     87             8
DK/NA                 1             2