Clinton lead over Trump narrows, public broadly dissatisfied with candidates

Poll Questions

Q: I'd like you to rate the chances that you will vote in the presidential election in November: Are you absolutely certain to vote, will you probably vote, are the chances 50-50, or less than that?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) If the presidential election were being held today and the candidates were (Hillary Clinton, the Democrat) and (Donald Trump, the Republican), for whom would you vote? Would you lean toward (Clinton) or toward (Trump)?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS WHO SUPPORT CLINTON) Do you mainly support Clinton, or mainly oppose Trump?

No opinion

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS WHO SUPPORT TRUMP) Do you mainly support Trump, or mainly oppose Clinton?

No opinion

Q: Regardless of whether you prefer (Clinton) or (Trump), is there a third-party candidate you are seriously considering or not?

Q: (AMONG REGISTERED VOTERS) If the presidential election were being held today and the candidates were [(Hillary Clinton, the Democrat), (Donald Trump, the Republican)], [(Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party) and (Jill Stein of the Green Party)], for whom would you vote? Would you lean toward [(Clinton), (Trump)], [(Johnson) or (Stein)]?

Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?

No opinion

Q: Do you think things in this country (are generally going in the right direction) or do you feel things (have gotten pretty seriously off on the wrong track)?

No opinion

Q: Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Hillary Clinton?

No opinion

Q: Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Donald Trump ?

No opinion

Q: How do you feel about a choice between (Clinton) and (Trump) as the major-party candidates for president - are you very satisfied with this choice, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied or very dissatisfied?

Q: Regardless of whether or not you'd vote for her, do you think Hillary Clinton is or is not qualified to serve as president?

No opinion

Q: Regardless of whether or not you'd vote for him, do you think Donald Trump is or is not qualified to serve as president?

No opinion

Q: Who do you think is more honest and trustworthy - (Clinton) or (Trump)? (Half sample)

Q: Who do you think better understands the problems of people like you - (Clinton) or (Trump)? (Half sample)

Q: Who do you think has a better personality and temperament to serve effectively as president - (Clinton) or (Trump)? (Half sample)

Q: Who do you think would do more to bring needed change to Washington - (Clinton) or (Trump)? (Half sample)

Q: Who do you think better represents your own personal values - (Clinton) or (Trump)? (Half sample)

Q: Who do you think has better judgment - (Clinton) or (Trump)? (Half sample)

Q: Who do you trust more to handle the economy - (Clinton) or (Trump)?

Q: Who do you trust more to handle terrorism - (Clinton) or (Trump)? (Half sample)

Q: Who do you trust more to handle immigration issues - (Clinton) or (Trump)? (Half sample)

Q: Who do you trust more to handle an international crisis - (Clinton) or (Trump)? (Half sample)

Q: Who do you trust more to handle looking out for the middle class - (Clinton) or (Trump)? (Half sample)

Q: Who do you trust more to handle taxes - (Clinton) or (Trump)? (Half sample)

Q: Do you think Clinton is or is not too willing to bend the rules?

No opinion

Q: Do you think Trump is or is not biased against women and minorities?

No opinion

Q: Which of these is a bigger concern to you - (Clinton possibly bending the rules) or (Trump possibly being biased)?

Q: How important is Clinton's choice of a vice presidential candidate in deciding whether or not you might vote for her - extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or less important than that?

Q: How important is Trump's choice of a vice presidential candidate in deciding whether or not you might vote for him - extremely important, very important, somewhat important, or less important than that?

Q: All else equal, would you like the next president to be a. Someone who has experience in how the political system works, or someone from outside the existing political establishment ?

No opinion

Q: How important is electing (someone who has experience in how the political system works) or (someone from outside the existing political establishment)?

Q: Generally speaking, do you usually think of yourself as a...