June 1, 2016 - Battle Of The Sexes Leaves Clinton With Edge Over Trump, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; She Leads On Brains, Morals, But He's Up On Leadership Quinnipiac University Polling Logo
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A titanic clash of the sexes leaves Democrat Hillary Clinton with a small 45 - 41 percent lead over Republican Donald Trump in the race for president, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today.

When third party candidates are added to the mix, Clinton gets 40 percent with Trump at 38 percent, too close to call, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll finds. Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson gets 5 percent and Green Party candidate Jill Stein gets 3 percent.

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont leads Trump among all American voters 48 - 39 percent, but trails Clinton among Democrats 53 - 39 percent.

In a Clinton-Trump matchup, men go Republican 51 - 35 percent, while women go Democratic 54 - 30 percent. Republicans back Trump 86 - 4 percent and Democrats back Clinton 90 - 6 percent. Independent voters are divided, with 40 percent for Trump and 37 percent for Clinton.

"This is a very tight race that will divide Democrats and Republicans, the young and the old, white, black and Hispanic voters - and husbands and wives - in the months ahead," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

"Sen. Bernie Sanders can take solace in the fact that he leads Donald Trump, but the cold hard truth is that his own party favors Hillary Clinton by a whopping 13 points.

"American voters don't like either one of the front-runners. The question could be who we dislike the least."

American voters give Clinton a 57 percent "very unfavorable" or "strongly unfavorable" rating, with 37 percent "strongly favorable" or "somewhat favorable."

Trump gets a 59 percent "somewhat unfavorable" or "strongly unfavorable" rating, with 34 percent strongly favorable" or "somewhat favorable."

Former President Bill Clinton does better than his candidate wife, as 48 percent of voters feel "somewhat" or "strongly favorable," while 46 percent feel "somewhat" or "strongly unfavorable. Melania Trump gets a split verdict, with 23 percent "somewhat" or "strongly favorable," 20 percent "somewhat" or "strongly unfavorable" and 53 percent who haven't heard enough to form an opinion of her.

American voters say 56 - 35 percent that Clinton is better prepared to be president than Trump; 51 - 37 percent that she is more intelligent and 47 - 36 percent that she has higher moral standards. But voters say 44 - 39 percent that Trump is more honest and trustworthy; 49 - 45 percent that he is a stronger leader and 48 - 39 percent that he is more inspiring.

Voters say 47 - 39 percent that they would rather invite Trump to a backyard barbecue, but 47 - 41 percent that they would turn to Clinton during a personal crisis.

Looking at who would best handle important issues, American voters say:
  • 52 - 41 percent that Trump would be better creating jobs;
  • 51 - 43 percent that Clinton would be better handling immigration;
  • 49 - 41 percent that Trump would be more effective handling ISIS;
  • 53 - 40 percent that Clinton would better respond to an international crisis;
  • 46 percent would trust Clinton more on sending U.S. troops overseas, while 44 percent would trust Trump more;
  • 55 - 33 percent would trust Clinton more to make the right decisions regarding nuclear weapons;
  • 48 - 45 percent that Clinton would do a better job getting things done in Washington.
"Trump may be the guy voters want flipping burgers in the backyard and flipping companies in the board room, but when it comes to making deals in DC and stepping up to confront an international crisis, voters want Hillary Clinton in the Oval Office," Malloy said.

From May 24 - 30, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,561 registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 2.5 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones. The survey includes 678 Democrats with a margin of error of +/- 3.8 percentage points.

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 and the nation as a public service and for research.

Visit http://www.quinnipiac.edu/polling or www.facebook.com/quinnipiacpoll Call (203) 582-5201, or follow us on Twitter @QuinnipiacPoll.

1. (If Democrat or Democratic Leaner) Who would you like to see win the Democratic nomination for president this year: Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders?
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS.........................
                            POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            LIBERAL.....  Mod/                 COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Very   Smwht  Cons   Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              53%    41%    47%    62%    55%    51%    53%    53%
Sanders              39     55     45     30     39     40     42     37
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      -      1      1      -      -      1
DK/NA                 7      4      7      7      4      9      5     10
 
 
2. (If Democrat or Democrat leaner) How would you feel with Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee for president: proud, satisfied, dissatisfied or embarrassed?
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS.........................
                            POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            LIBERAL.....  Mod/                 COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Very   Smwht  Cons   Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Proud                27%    32%    27%    24%    23%    30%    28%    26%
Satisfied            53     43     58     55     51     55     50     56
Dissatisfied         13     18     11     12     16     11     15     11
Embarrassed           6      7      3      8      9      5      6      7
DK/NA                 -      -      1      -      1      -      1      -
 
 
3. (If Democrat or Democrat leaner) How would you feel with Bernie Sanders as the Democratic nominee for president: proud, satisfied, dissatisfied or embarrassed?
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS.........................
                            POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            LIBERAL.....  Mod/                 COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Very   Smwht  Cons   Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Proud                32%    59%    39%    17%    30%    32%    33%    30%
Satisfied            37     31     40     40     43     34     40     35
Dissatisfied         22      7     15     32     18     24     21     22
Embarrassed           6      1      3      8      6      5      4      8
DK/NA                 4      3      3      4      3      4      2      5
 
 
4. (If Republican or Republican leaner) How do you feel with Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president: proud, satisfied, dissatisfied or embarrassed?
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS.....................................
                                   Wht    POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            Tea    BrnAgn CONSERVATIVE  Mod/                 COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Party  Evang  Very   Smwht  Lib    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Proud                27%    26%    25%    30%    27%    21%    28%    24%    24%    29%
Satisfied            42     54     43     45     45     35     41     45     41     44
Dissatisfied         12      5     14     12     11     16     14     10     13     11
Embarrassed          14     10     12     11     13     20     13     16     18     10
DK/NA                 5      5      6      3      4      7      4      6      4      6
 
 
5. 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?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              45%     4%    90%    37%    35%    54%    47%    42%
Trump                41     86      6     40     51     30     39     43
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       3      3      1      6      4      3      4      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      5      2      9      6      7      6      7
DK/NA                 5      2      2      8      4      6      3      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              48%    48%    41%    44%    26%    40%    33%    93%    65%
Trump                32     37     47     45     60     41     50      4     18
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       4      4      3      3      4      4      4      -      5
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)     12      6      5      3      7      8      8      1      4
DK/NA                 4      5      4      4      4      7      5      2      8
 
                     WHITE......   ECONOMIC CLASS...... Sanders
                     COLLEGE DEG   Work-         Above  Primary
                     Yes    No     ing    Middle Middle Supporters
 
Clinton              38%    28%    41%    47%    47%    75%
Trump                46     55     38     42     44     11
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       5      2      4      2      3      5
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      8      8      9      5      4      7
DK/NA                 3      6      7      4      2      2
 
 
6. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Bernie Sanders the Democrat and Donald Trump the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Sanders              48%     7%    87%    46%    42%    54%    52%    45%
Trump                39     85      5     38     49     29     37     40
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       3      2      1      4      2      3      3      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      4      5      6      4      8      5      7
DK/NA                 5      2      3      6      3      6      3      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Sanders              62%    49%    43%    42%    35%    44%    39%    86%    66%
Trump                29     38     44     43     56     40     48      5     18
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      4      3      3      2      4      3      -      3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      5      6      7      4      6      5      7      8
DK/NA                 3      4      4      5      3      7      5      2      4
 
 
7. 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?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              40%     4%    85%    29%    32%    48%    42%    39%
Trump                38     83      4     36     47     29     35     40
Johnson               5      4      2     10      7      4      7      4
Stein                 3      1      3      7      3      4      4      3
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1      1      2      1      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      4      1      6      4      6      5      5
DK/NA                 7      4      4     10      5      9      6      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              40%    44%    38%    42%    22%    36%    29%    88%    57%
Trump                28     34     44     44     54     39     47      4     15
Johnson               8      8      4      2      8      3      6      -     10
Stein                 8      3      2      2      4      3      4      4      5
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      1      1      2      1      1      1      -      5
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      7      4      6      2      5      7      6      2      1
DK/NA                 7      6      5      7      6     10      8      1      7
 
 
8. Compared to past presidential elections, how would you describe your level of enthusiasm about voting in this year's presidential election; are you more enthusiastic than usual, less enthusiastic, or about the same as usual?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
More                 31%    42%    29%    25%    34%    27%    31%    30%
Less                 36     29     31     42     32     39     38     34
About the same       33     28     39     32     33     33     31     36
DK/NA                 1      -      -      1      1      1      1      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
More                 29%    26%    31%    38%    36%    31%    34%    19%    22%
Less                 39     36     36     31     32     35     33     41     39
About the same       32     38     32     30     32     34     33     39     38
DK/NA                 -      -      1      1      -      1      -      -      -
 
 
9. 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?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strongly favorable   20%    47%     2%    17%    26%    14%    18%    21%
Smwht favorable      14     24      4     17     17     12     13     15
Smwht unfavorable     8     11      6      7     10      6      8      8
Strongly unfavorable 51     13     83     53     42     61     57     46
Hvn't hrd enough      4      5      3      4      4      5      3      6
REFUSED/DK/NA         2      2      2      3      2      3      2      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Strongly favorable   13%    17%    22%    27%    30%    19%    25%     1%     8%
Smwht favorable      10     14     19     12     17     15     16      6      6
Smwht unfavorable    11      8      8      5     10      7      8      7      5
Strongly unfavorable 59     53     48     47     37     51     44     79     74
Hvn't hrd enough      7      5      2      5      3      5      4      6      4
REFUSED/DK/NA         1      2      1      4      2      3      2      1      3
 
 
10. 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?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strongly favorable   22%     2%    51%    11%    17%    26%    21%    23%
Smwht favorable      15      2     27     16     11     19     18     12
Smwht unfavorable     8      5      9     12      9      8      9      8
Strongly unfavorable 49     91      9     55     59     40     49     49
Hvn't hrd enough      4      1      3      3      2      6      2      6
REFUSED/DK/NA         2      1      1      3      2      2      2      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Strongly favorable   11%    22%    26%    30%    12%    20%    16%    55%    21%
Smwht favorable      19     18     12     11     10     14     12     25     27
Smwht unfavorable    13     10      5      4      8      7      8      6      8
Strongly unfavorable 47     45     54     51     68     53     61      6     29
Hvn't hrd enough      9      3      2      2      1      4      2      7     10
REFUSED/DK/NA         1      1      1      1      1      2      1      1      4
 
 
11. Is your opinion of Bernie Sanders favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him? COMBINED WITH: (If Favorable/Unfavorable) Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strongly favorable   25%     6%    41%    27%    24%    26%    29%    23%
Smwht favorable      19     12     27     21     21     18     20     19
Smwht unfavorable     9     15      5      8     10      9      9      9
Strongly unfavorable 29     56      9     27     33     25     30     28
Hvn't hrd enough     15     10     15     14     10     19     11     19
REFUSED/DK/NA         2      1      2      2      2      2      1      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Strongly favorable   42%    24%    22%    16%    21%    23%    22%    39%    32%
Smwht favorable      17     22     18     21     21     18     20     18     24
Smwht unfavorable     9      9      9     10     11     11     11      3      4
Strongly unfavorable 19     26     34     36     37     31     34     11     17
Hvn't hrd enough     13     16     16     15      9     16     12     26     17
REFUSED/DK/NA         1      2      1      2      1      1      1      2      6
 
 
12. 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?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strongly favorable    2%     -      3%     3%     2%     2%     2%     2%
Smwht favorable       3      -      5      4      3      4      4      3
Smwht unfavorable     2      2      2      1      3      2      1      3
Strongly unfavorable  4      7      5      3      6      3      5      4
Hvn't hrd enough     87     89     84     89     86     89     87     88
REFUSED/DK/NA         1      1      1      -      1      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Strongly favorable    5%     2%     1%     1%     2%     2%     2%     2%     2%
Smwht favorable       8      3      2      1      3      3      3      4      4
Smwht unfavorable     4      2      1      2      3      1      2      2      3
Strongly unfavorable  3      4      4      7      5      3      4      3      4
Hvn't hrd enough     80     89     91     88     85     89     87     89     84
REFUSED/DK/NA         -      1      1      2      1      1      1      -      3
 
 
13. 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?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strongly favorable    2%     1%     1%     5%     4%     1%     3%     2%
Smwht favorable       6      7      4      7      9      4      7      6
Smwht unfavorable     4      6      3      3      4      3      4      3
Strongly unfavorable  4      6      5      3      6      2      5      4
Hvn't hrd enough     83     79     86     82     76     89     81     84
REFUSED/DK/NA         1      -      1      -      1      1      -      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Strongly favorable    3%     4%     1%     1%     4%     1%     2%     1%     5%
Smwht favorable      10      8      4      4      9      4      6      4     10
Smwht unfavorable     6      2      4      3      6      4      5      2      -
Strongly unfavorable  3      4      5      6      7      2      4      3      5
Hvn't hrd enough     78     81     85     86     75     89     82     89     78
REFUSED/DK/NA         1      -      -      1      -      1      1      1      3
 
 
14. Is your opinion of Bill Clinton favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him? COMBINED WITH: (If Favorable/Unfavorable) Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strongly favorable   29%     4%    59%    21%    25%    32%    28%    29%
Smwht favorable      19     10     25     23     19     19     22     16
Smwht unfavorable    12     17      5     16     12     12     13     11
Strongly unfavorable 34     65      7     33     39     30     32     36
Hvn't hrd enough      4      2      4      4      3      5      2      6
REFUSED/DK/NA         2      2      1      3      2      2      2      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Strongly favorable   21%    36%    29%    29%    20%    25%    23%    59%    29%
Smwht favorable      27     18     17     16     18     17     17     22     25
Smwht unfavorable    16     11     12      9     14     14     14      5     13
Strongly unfavorable 25     31     38     42     43     39     41      8     16
Hvn't hrd enough      9      2      3      3      2      3      3      5     12
REFUSED/DK/NA         2      1      2      2      2      2      2      -      4
 
 
15. Is your opinion of Melania Trump favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her? COMBINED WITH: (If Favorable/Unfavorable) Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Strongly favorable   12%    28%     3%     8%    15%     9%    11%    13%
Smwht favorable      11     20      5     13     15      8     12     11
Smwht unfavorable     7      3     11      8      7      7      8      6
Strongly unfavorable 13      4     25      9      9     18     14     13
Hvn't hrd enough     53     43     53     58     52     54     50     55
REFUSED/DK/NA         3      2      2      4      3      3      4      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Strongly favorable    9%    10%    13%    17%    18%    12%    15%     2%     6%
Smwht favorable       8     10     15     13     16     11     14      3      3
Smwht unfavorable    11      8      5      6      7      7      7      7     14
Strongly unfavorable 10     17     14     11      6     13      9     23     24
Hvn't hrd enough     61     51     51     50     50     53     51     64     50
REFUSED/DK/NA         -      4      2      3      3      4      4      -      3
 
 
28. If the candidates are Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, who do you think will win the presidential election this year?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              46%    14%    83%    36%    40%    51%    49%    43%
Trump                43     78     11     47     52     34     41     45
DK/NA                12      8      5     17      8     15     10     12
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              46%    49%    45%    44%    33%    41%    37%    83%    65%
Trump                43     41     46     44     58     44     51     10     25
DK/NA                10     10     10     12      9     15     12      7     10
 
 
29. If the candidates are Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, how likely are you to vote in the Presidential election in November; would you say you will definitely vote, probably vote, possibly not vote, or definitely not vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Definitely vote      82%    87%    93%    74%    83%    81%    84%    79%
Probably vote         9      6      5     13      9     10      8     11
Possibly not vote     5      3      2      7      5      5      5      5
Definitely not vote   4      4      -      5      4      4      3      5
DK/NA                 -      -      -      -      -      -      -      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Definitely vote      73%    85%    84%    87%    83%    81%    82%    84%    81%
Probably vote        11      8      9      8      8      8      8     15     12
Possibly not vote    10      3      4      3      6      6      6      -      3
Definitely not vote   5      4      4      2      3      5      4      2      3
DK/NA                 -      -      -      -      -      -      -      -      1
 
 
30. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think - would do a better job creating jobs: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              41%     5%    81%    35%    31%    51%    43%    40%
Trump                52     92     15     54     63     40     50     53
DK/NA                 7      4      4     11      6      9      7      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              45%    40%    42%    40%    24%    41%    33%    83%    44%
Trump                48     50     54     53     70     50     60     14     38
DK/NA                 7      9      4      7      5      9      7      4     17
 
 
31. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think - would do a better job handling immigration issues: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              51%    11%    90%    48%    43%    59%    54%    48%
Trump                43     84      8     41     52     34     42     43
DK/NA                 7      5      2     10      5      8      4      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              63%    50%    48%    47%    34%    48%    41%    90%    71%
Trump                29     43     48     49     59     44     52      7     23
DK/NA                 8      7      4      4      6      9      8      3      6
 
 
32. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think - would be most effective against ISIS: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              41%     5%    80%    37%    33%    49%    45%    38%
Trump                49     90     14     48     59     39     48     49
DK/NA                10      5      6     15      8     11      8     12
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              46%    44%    40%    39%    26%    40%    33%    81%    45%
Trump                42     46     53     53     67     48     57     13     33
DK/NA                12     10      7      9      7     12     10      6     22
 
 
33. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think - would do a better job responding to an international crisis: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              53%    14%    90%    53%    46%    60%    57%    49%
Trump                40     81      7     38     48     33     37     43
DK/NA                 7      5      2      8      6      7      5      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              58%    55%    52%    49%    39%    49%    44%    91%    69%
Trump                34     38     43     45     54     44     49      7     21
DK/NA                 8      7      4      7      7      8      7      1     10
 
 
34. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who - would you trust more to make the right decision about sending American troops to fight overseas: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              46%     8%    87%    39%    39%    54%    50%    44%
Trump                44     84      8     44     53     36     43     45
DK/NA                10      8      5     16      9     11      8     11
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              51%    47%    46%    44%    31%    43%    37%    90%    59%
Trump                36     43     48     47     60     46     53      8     24
DK/NA                14     10      6      9      9     11     10      2     17
 
 
35. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who - would you trust more to make the right decisions about the use of nuclear weapons: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              55%    16%    92%    55%    47%    62%    60%    51%
Trump                33     72      5     29     41     26     31     35
DK/NA                12     12      3     17     11     12      9     14
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              65%    58%    52%    48%    40%    52%    46%    94%    66%
Trump                23     31     38     42     47     34     41      5     19
DK/NA                12     11     10     10     13     13     13      1     15
 
 
36. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think - would do a better job getting things done in Washington: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              48%     9%    88%    41%    39%    56%    50%    46%
Trump                45     84      8     48     54     36     42     47
DK/NA                 8      7      4     11      7      8      8      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              54%    49%    47%    44%    31%    45%    38%    88%    70%
Trump                40     43     48     47     62     46     54      7     23
DK/NA                 6      8      6      8      7      9      8      5      6
 
 
37. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think - is more inspiring: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              39%     4%    77%    32%    29%    49%    43%    36%
Trump                48     87     17     49     60     37     45     51
DK/NA                13     10      6     18     11     14     12     13
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              40%    43%    37%    39%    21%    40%    30%    76%    58%
Trump                46     44     53     50     66     46     56     16     29
DK/NA                14     13     10     11     13     15     14      8     13
 
 
38. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think - is more honest and trustworthy: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              39%     5%    81%    29%    31%    47%    42%    37%
Trump                44     85     10     44     55     33     41     46
DK/NA                17     11      9     27     15     20     17     18
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              38%    42%    39%    41%    23%    38%    30%    80%    53%
Trump                43     38     48     46     62     43     53      7     20
DK/NA                19     20     13     13     15     19     17     13     27
 
 
39. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think - is a stronger leader: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              45%     6%    86%    38%    35%    54%    47%    43%
Trump                49     89     11     49     60     37     47     50
DK/NA                 7      5      3     12      5      9      6      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              48%    49%    42%    44%    27%    43%    35%    87%    65%
Trump                47     45     51     51     67     48     58     12     27
DK/NA                 5      7      7      5      5      9      7      1      8
 
 
40. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think - is better prepared to be President: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              56%    20%    92%    55%    50%    63%    61%    52%
Trump                35     71      5     35     43     27     31     39
DK/NA                 9      9      3     11      7     10      8      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              59%    62%    55%    51%    42%    53%    47%    95%    72%
Trump                32     30     37     41     50     36     43      2     18
DK/NA                 9      7      7      8      8     11     10      3     10
 
 
41. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think - has higher moral standards: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              47%     8%    89%    36%    38%    55%    48%    45%
Trump                36     76      4     34     46     26     33     38
DK/NA                18     15      7     30     16     19     18     17
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              51%    50%    43%    46%    29%    43%    36%    91%    64%
Trump                31     31     43     39     53     35     44      1     18
DK/NA                18     19     14     15     18     22     20      8     18
 
 
42. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who do you think - is more intelligent: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              51%    15%    88%    52%    42%    60%    57%    47%
Trump                37     78      7     32     45     29     34     40
DK/NA                11      7      5     16     12     11      9     13
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              53%    57%    49%    49%    38%    51%    44%    87%    63%
Trump                34     33     40     42     50     38     44      7     23
DK/NA                13     11     11      9     12     12     12      6     14
 
 
43. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who would you - rather watch on TV for the next four years: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              41%     5%    82%    35%    30%    52%    43%    40%
Trump                44     85     12     44     58     32     43     46
DK/NA                14     10      6     21     12     16     14     15
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              42%    45%    39%    43%    21%    41%    31%    81%    63%
Trump                42     39     50     46     65     42     54      9     25
DK/NA                16     16     11     11     13     17     15     10     12
 
 
44. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who would you - rather invite to your backyard barbecue: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              39%     5%    76%    31%    28%    50%    41%    37%
Trump                47     86     16     50     59     37     47     47
DK/NA                13      9      8     18     13     13     12     15
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              39%    40%    39%    41%    20%    41%    31%    75%    54%
Trump                45     47     51     48     66     46     56     17     26
DK/NA                17     12      9     11     14     13     14      9     20
 
 
45. Regardless of how you intend to vote, who would you - rather come to your aid during a personal crisis: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              47%     8%    88%    40%    36%    57%    49%    45%
Trump                41     83      9     41     52     31     40     42
DK/NA                12      9      4     19     12     12     11     13
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              52%    51%    43%    46%    28%    46%    37%    89%    67%
Trump                33     37     47     46     59     41     50      5     18
DK/NA                15     12     10      8     12     13     13      6     14
 
 
52. Do you think Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns is a legitimate issue in this year's presidential election or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  46%    22%    70%    45%    40%    51%    48%    44%
No                   51     75     28     52     57     44     51     51
DK/NA                 3      3      3      2      3      4      2      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  47%    47%    45%    46%    36%    47%    42%    68%    45%
No                   52     51     53     47     61     49     55     30     46
DK/NA                 1      2      2      7      2      3      3      2     10
 
 
 

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