CBS NEWS POLL

Race for President: Still Tied after Republican Convention
July 22-24, 2016
Q1. How much attention have you been able to pay to the 2016 Presidential campaign -- a lot, some, not much, or no
attention so far?

A lot
Some
Not much
No attention so far
Don't know/No answer

*** REGISTERED VOTERS ***
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
58
62
58
56
30
27
31
30
8
5
10
8
3
4
1
5
1
2
*
1

Jul16a
%
60
27
9
4
*

Q2. How likely is it that you will vote in the 2016 election for President this November -- would you say you will
definitely vote, probably vote, probably not vote, or definitely not vote in the election for President?
Definitely vote
Probably vote
Probably not vote
Definitely not vote
Don't know/No answer

78
15
4
2
1

86
11
1
1
1

79
16
4
1
*

72
16
6
5
1

78
14
4
3
1

Q3. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, the Democrat, and
Donald Trump, the Republican, would you vote for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Other (vol.)
Won't vote (vol.)
Depends (vol.)
Don't know/No answer

42
42
4
6
1
6

6
81
3
6
1
2

83
11
*
2
*
3

33
40
7
8
2
10

40
40
4
7
1
7

Q4. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, the Democrat, and
Donald Trump, the Republican, would you vote for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? (IF DEPENDS OR DON’T KNOW):
Well as of today, do you lean more toward Hillary Clinton or more toward Donald Trump?
Clinton
Trump
Other (vol.)
Won't vote (vol.)
Don't know/No answer

43
44
4
6
4

6
82
3
7
2

84
11
*
2
2

35
43
7
9
6

Q5. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, the Democrat, and
Donald Trump, the Republican, and Gary Johnson, the Libertarian would you vote for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump or
Gary Johnson?

Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Gary Johnson
Other (vol.)
Won't vote (vol.)
Depends (vol.)
Don't know/No answer

*** REGISTERED VOTERS ***
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
38
5
77
29
38
79
9
34
11
8
8
16
1
1
*
3
2
2
1
4
3
2
3
4
6
4
3
10

Jul16a
%
36
36
12
2
4
1
9

Q6. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, the Democrat, and
Donald Trump, the Republican, and Gary Johnson, the Libertarian would you vote for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump or
Gary Johnson? (IF DEPENDS OR DON’T KNOW): Well as of today, do you lean more toward Hillary Clinton, or more
toward Donald Trump, or more towards Gary Johnson?
Clinton
Trump
Johnson
Other (vol.)
Won't vote (vol.)
Don't know/No answer

39
40
12
2
3
4

6
81
9
2
2
2

79
10
8
*
1
2

31
37
18
3
5
6

Q7. You told us you support Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump. Is your mind made up or do you think you might change
your mind before the election?

Mind made up
Might change
Don't know/No answer

*** CLINTON VOTERS ***
%
94
5
1

Jul16a
%
88
11
1

Q8. You told us you support Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton. Is your mind made up or do you think you might change
your mind before the election?

Mind made up
Might change
Don't know/No answer

*** TRUMP VOTERS ***
%
90
9
1

Jul16a
%
90
10
1

Q9. Thinking about the 2016 presidential election, overall, would you say you are very enthusiastic, somewhat
enthusiastic, not too enthusiastic, or not enthusiastic at all about voting?

Very enthusiastic
Somewhat enthusiastic
Not too enthusiastic
Not enthusiastic at all
Don't know/No answer

*** REGISTERED VOTERS ***
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
34
47
33
25
26
17
32
26
18
16
15
22
20
15
18
25
2
4
1
1

Jul16a
%
27
26
22
24
1

Q10. Is your opinion of Donald Trump favorable, not favorable, undecided, or haven't you heard enough about Donald
Trump yet to have an opinion?
Favorable
Not favorable
Undecided
Haven't heard enough
Don't know/No answer

34
53
11
2
1

66
21
11
1
1

7
83
7
3
*

33
50
14
2
1

30
54
11
3
1

Q11. Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton favorable, not favorable, undecided, or haven't you heard enough about Hillary
Clinton yet to have an opinion?
Favorable
Not favorable
Undecided
Haven't heard enough
Don't know/No answer

31
56
11
2
*

5
90
5
*
-

65
20
14
1
*

23
61
12
3
1

28
54
11
4
2

Q12. Would you describe the Republican Party today as united or divided?

United
Divided
Don't know/No answer

21
73
6

44
53
3

7
89
4

17
74
9

May16a
10
87
3

Q13. Is your opinion of Ted Cruz favorable, not favorable, undecided, or haven’t you heard enough about Ted Cruz yet to
have an opinion?
Favorable
Not favorable
Undecided
Haven't heard enough
Don't know/No answer

15
50
15
18
1

25
49
13
13
*

11
50
15
23
1

12
50
18
19
2

21
42
21
14
1

Q14. Is your opinion of Mike Pence favorable, not favorable, undecided, or haven't you heard enough about Mike Pence
yet to have an opinion?

Favorable
Not favorable
Undecided
Haven't heard enough
Don't know/No answer

*** REGISTERED VOTERS ***
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
22
44
8
18
18
3
29
18
12
12
10
13
48
40
52
49
1
1
1
1

Jul16b1
%
5
8
12
74
1

*Q17. Are you glad Hillary Clinton named Tim Kaine as her running mate, or do you wish she named someone else?
Glad she named Tim Kaine
Wish she had named someone else
Doesn't matter (vol.)
Don't know/No answer

31
19
31
18

19
9
55
17

49
25
13
14

24
22
31
23

*Q17 was added to the survey on Saturday and was asked of 717 respondents.

Q18. Are you glad Donald Trump named Mike Pence as his running mate, or do you wish he named someone else?
Glad he named Pence
Wish he had named someone else
Doesn't matter (vol.)
Don't know/No answer

35
22
23
19

61
15
8
17

18
27
36
19

32
23
23
22

Q21. Do you think Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy, or not?

Honest and trustworthy
Not honest and trustworthy
Don't know/No answer

29
67
4

5
94
1

60
36
4

20
75
5

Jul16a
28
67
5

Q22. Do you think Hillary Clinton has strong qualities of leadership, or not?

Yes, has
No, does not have
Don't know/No answer

49
49
2

16
83
2

83
15
2

46
52
2

May16a
54
44
2

Q23. Do you think Hillary Clinton has the right kind of temperament and personality to be a good president, or not?
Yes, has
No, does not have
Don't know/No answer

50
47
2

18
81
1

88
11
1

43
53
4

48
49
3

Q24. From what you know so far, do you think Hillary Clinton is prepared for the job of President, or not?

Is prepared
Is not prepared
Don't know/No answer

*** REGISTERED VOTERS ***
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
52
18
86
48
47
81
14
49
2
1
*
3

Jul16a
%
50
48
2

Q25. Do you think Donald Trump is honest and trustworthy, or not?
Honest and trustworthy
Not honest and trustworthy
Don't know/No answer

38
56
6

68
26
6

12
85
3

39
53
8

33
62
6

Q26. Do you think Donald Trump has strong qualities of leadership, or not?

Yes, has
No, does not have
Don't know/No answer

56
42
2

86
13
1

28
71
2

57
40
3

May16a
55
44
1

Q27. Do you think Donald Trump has the right kind of temperament and personality to be a good president, or not?
Yes, has
No, does not have
Don't know/No answer

34
61
5

65
27
8

6
91
3

34
61
5

27
70
3

Q28. From what you know so far, do you think Donald Trump is prepared for the job of President, or not?

Is prepared
Is not prepared
Don't know/No answer

38
58
4

70
25
5

11
87
2

37
58
5

Jul16a
30
67
3

Q29. Do you think Donald Trump has made it clear what he wants to accomplish if he were elected president, or not?
Yes, has
No, has not
Don't know/No answer

57
40
3

83
15
2

42
56
2

52
45
3

Q31. Did you watch any of the 2016 Republican National Convention, or not?

Yes, watched
No, didn't watch
Don’t know/now answer

74
26
-

80
20
-

69
31
-

72
28
-

Sep12a
64
34
2

Q31a. Did what you see make you think better of Donald Trump or worse of Donald Trump?
* REGISTERED VOTERS WHO WATCHED THE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION *
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
Better
50
83
20
48
Worse
36
8
63
36
No difference (vol.)
12
6
16
13
Don't know/No answer
2
2
2
2
Q31b. Did what you see make you think better of the Republican Party or worse of the Republican Party?
Better
Worse
No difference
Don't know/No answer

42
43
12
4

69
13
13
5

16
71
9
3

40
44
13
3

Unweighted
1,363

Weighted

Total Respondents
Total Registered Voters

1,118

1,032

313
361
444

286
333
413

Republican Registered Voters
Democratic Registered Voters
Independent Registered Voters