CBS NEWS/NEW YORK TIMES POLL

A Tight Race for President
September 9-13, 2016
Q3. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton for President and
Tim Kaine for Vice President, the Democrats, and Donald Trump for President and Mike Pence for Vice President, the
Republicans, would you vote for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine or Donald Trump and Mike Pence?

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine
Donald Trump and Mike Pence
Other (vol.)
Won't vote (vol.)
Depends (vol.)
Don't know/No answer
*Among registered voters

**** LIKELY VOTERS ****
44
6
84
37
43
84
8
40
5
3
3
11
2
2
1
3
2
1
2
2
4
4
2
7

Jul16e*
46
39
3
7
2
4

Q4. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton for President and
Tim Kaine for Vice President, the Democrats, and Donald Trump for President and Mike Pence for Vice President, the
Republicans, would you vote for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine or Donald Trump and Mike Pence?
IF DEPENDS OR DON’T KNOW: Well as of today, do you lean more toward Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine or more toward
Donald Trump and Mike Pence?
**** LIKELY VOTERS INCLUDING LEANERS****
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine
46
7
87
39
Donald Trump and Mike Pence
44
85
9
42
Other (vol.)
5
4
3
11
Won't vote (vol.)
2
2
1
3
Don't know/No answer
2
2
1
5
*Among registered voters

Jul16e*
%
47
41
3
7
3

Q5. Is your mind made up or do you think you might change your mind before the election?

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

Total
%
91
8
1

Clinton Vtrs
%
94
6
*

Trump Vtrs
%
92
7
*

Q6. Would you describe your support for (Hillary Clinton/Donald Trump) as strongly favoring (Hillary Clinton/Donald
Trump), or do you like (Hillary Clinton/Donald Trump) but with reservations, or do you support (Hillary Clinton/Donald
Trump) because you dislike the other candidate?
Strongly favor
Like, but with reservations
Dislike other candidate
Don't know/No answer

52
22
25
1

51
24
24
1

53
20
26
2

Q7. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, the Democrat,
Donald Trump, the Republican, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian, and Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate, would you vote
for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Gary Johnson or Jill Stein?

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

Total
%
41
41
8
4
1
*
1
3

Rep
%
5
82
8
2
*
1
*
2

Dem
%
81
8
5
3
1
*
*
2

Ind
%
32
36
12
9
1
*
2
8

Q8. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, the Democrat,
Donald Trump, the Republican, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian, and Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate, would you vote
for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Gary Johnson or Jill Stein? IF DEPENDS OR DON’T KNOW: Well as of today, do you
lean more toward Hillary Clinton, or more toward Donald Trump, or more toward Gary Johnson, or more toward Jill
Stein?

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

**** LIKELY VOTERS INCLUDING LEANERS****
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
42
5
82
34
42
83
8
39
8
8
6
13
4
2
3
9
1
*
1
2
*
1
*
*
2
1
*
4

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
%
%
%
%
36
43
38
28
26
25
26
27
19
15
21
20
17
17
13
23
2
1
2
3

Jul16e
%
38
27
15
19
1

Q56a. Do you think Hillary Clinton should release more medical records concerning her health or do you think she has
released enough information already?

Should release more medical records
Has released enough information
Don't know/No answer

** REGISTERED VOTERS **
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
45
54
39
43
47
40
53
46
8
6
8
11

*q56a: interviews conducted 9/11-9/13/2016

Q56b. Do you think Donald Trump should release more medical records concerning his health or do you think he has
released enough information already?
Should release more medical records
Has released enough information
Don't know/No answer

45
43
11

40
52
8

52
38
10

43
40
17

*q56b: interviews conducted 9/11-9/13/2016

Weighted

Total Respondents

Unweighted
1,753

Total Registered Voters

1,433

1,314

Total Likely Voters

1,433

916

Republican Registered Voters
Democratic Registered Voters
Independent Registered Voters

470
516
447

Sample for Q56 and 56b

754

426
484
405