Washington, DC- The Reuters/Ipsos Data: Michigan was released today.
General Election Trends
- Hillary Clinton has a 4 percentage point lead over Donald Trump amongst likely
voters. When looking at the four-way ballot that includes Gary Johnson and Jill Stein,
Clinton’s lead stays constant at 4-percentage points amongst likely voters.
- When it comes to which candidate would do a better job with the economy and jobs, more
likely voters in Michigan say that Donald Trump would do a better job than Hillary
Clinton (43% to 39%).
- At the same time, those same voters believe that Hillary Clinton would do a better job
managing foreign trade (40% to 36%).
- Six in ten Michigan residents believe that international trade helps the average American
by keeping the cost of goods low, but another three-quarters of Michigan residents say that
international trade hurts the average American because it causes Americans to lose jobs.
Topline results are available for download on the right side of the page.
These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted for Thomson Reuters October 6-17,
2016. For the survey, a sample of 2,400 Americans, including 1,058 Democrats, 799
Republicans, 316 Independents, 2,125 registered voters and 1,370 likely voters 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 2.3 percentage points for all adults, 3.4
percentage points for Democrats, 4.0 percentage points for Republicans, 6.3 percentage
points for Independents, 2.4 percentage points for registered voters and 3.0 percentage points
for likely voters. 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/.
For more information on this news release please contact:
President, US Public Affairs
Ipsos Public Affairs
Senior Vice President
Ipsos Public Affairs
Ipsos Public Affairs
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