[ A new 50-state poll shows exactly why Clinton holds the advantage over Trump]
How each state polled, in electoral votes
- Solid Dem.
- Leans Dem
- Leans GOP
- Solid GOP
Clinton244 solid and leaning
Trump126 solid and leaning
The sample size for the District of Columbia was too small to report results. The District's 3 electoral votes are allocated as safe for Clinton, as Democrats have won at least 85 percent of the vote in each presidential election since 2000.
The effect of third-party candidates
The story changes slightly when voters were asked about a four-way race adding Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein to the mix.
If ______ wins the election, his/her presidency would threaten the nation's well-being.
say one of the two candidates threatens the nation's well-being.
say both candidates would threaten the country.
say neither candidate would pose a threat.
say only Trump would be a threat.
say only Clinton would be a threat.
Six states where more than 50% respondents think only Clinton would threaten the nation's well-being
Ten states where more than 50% respondents think only Trump would threaten the nation's well-being
34 states where more than 50% respondents think both candidates would threaten the nation's well-being
America today reflects my values less than it has in the past
Overall, 72 percent nationwide say America today reflects their values less than it has in the past, while 26 percent say it reflects their values more than in the past. Negative views persist across all states.
The result of this presidential election will not reduce political divisions within the country
Overall, two-thirds of Americans (68 percent) say the presidential election will not do much or anything to reduce political divisions in the U.S., while 30 percent predict the election will do "a great deal" or a "good amount" to reduce divisions.
(Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding)
GRAPHIC | A Washington Post-SurveyMonkey poll of more than 75,000 registered voters reveals how the 2016 campaign is playing out in every state, including some unexpected shifts.