Washington, DC — Barack Obama’s approval rating remains positive, at
50% this week
Terrorism is the most cited problem facing America, mentioned as the top issue for ¼ of
respondents this week. The previous main problem, the economy, is in second with 18%.
General Election Matchups
The general election race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is essentially
unchanged. Clinton leads by 10 points, at 44% to Trump’s 34% among registered voters
- 23% of registered voters are uncommitted saying they would vote for another party, don’t
know who they’d vote for or they wouldn’t vote.
General Election Matchups Full Ballot
In our second publication of the 4-way ballot including Libertarian Gary Johnson and
Green Jill Stein, the overall picture is relatively similar to the 2-way ballot. Hillary Clinton leads
Donald Trump by 9 points among registered voters, 43% to 34%.
- The two third party candidates cumulatively attract the support of 11% of registered voters
with Johnson at 6% and Stein at 5%.
- The two third-party candidate pull unequally from the major parties, but the cumulative
effect appears to wash out. Johnson pulls more strongly from the Republican party while Stein
pulls support almost entirely from Democrats (and independents for both).
Generic Congressional Ballot
In our generic congressional ballot question, Democrats continue to hold a sizable
advantage nationwide at 47% to 33%.
Topline results are available for download on the right side of the page.
These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted for Thomson Reuters June 18-22,
2016. For the survey, a sample of 1,585 Americans, including 781 Democrats, 491
Republicans, and 193 Independents ages 18+ were interviewed online. The precision of the
Reuters/Ipsos online polls is measured using a credibility interval. In this case,
the poll has a credibility interval of plus or minus 2.8 percentage points for all adults, 4.0
percentage points for Democrats, 5.0 percentage points for Republicans, and 8.0 percentage
points for Independents. For more information about credibility intervals, please see the
The data were weighted to the U.S. current population data by gender, age, education,
and ethnicity. Statistical margins of error are not applicable to online polls. All sample surveys
and polls may be subject to other sources of error, including, but not limited to coverage error
and measurement error. Figures marked by an asterisk (*) indicate a percentage value of
greater than zero but less than one half of one per cent. Where figures do not sum to 100, this
is due to the effects of rounding. To see more information on this and other Reuters/Ipsos
polls, please visit http://polling.reuters.com/.
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Ipsos Public Affairs
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