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CBS NEWS POLL

After the First Debate, Clinton Edges Ahead of Trump
September 28-October 2, 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
%
%
%
%
68
71
68
67
23
22
21
25
6
6
6
6
2
*
4
2
1
1
1
*

Sep16a
%
61
26
8
4
1

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
Already Voted (vol.)
Don't know/No answer

85
9
3
2
*
1

87
9
2
1
*

90
7
2
2
-

79
12
4
3
1
1

83
11
3
2
-1

q3/4. 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?

Clinton and Kaine
Trump and Pence
Other (Vol.)
Won't vote (Vol.)
Don't know/No answer

**** LIKELY VOTERS INCLUDING LEANERS****
49
7
91
41
43
88
5
43
4
3
2
8
2
1
1
3
3
2
2
5

46
44
5
2
2

q6/7. 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?

Clinton
Trump
Johnson
Stein
Other (Vol.)
Won't vote (Vol.)
Don't know/No answer

**** LIKELY VOTERS INCLUDING LEANERS****
%
%
%
%
45
6
86
35
41
84
5
39
8
7
4
13
3
*
2
6
1
*
1
1
1
2
1
2
1
2
4

Sep16a
%
42
42
8
4
1
*
2

Q8. 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
%
89
11
*

Clinton Vtrs
%
93
7
1

Trump Vtrs
%
92
7
1

Q9. 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 candidates?

Strongly favor
Like, but with reservations
Dislike other candidate
Don't know/No answer

Total
%
49
27
23
1

Clinton Vtrs
%
55
25
18
1

Trump Vtrs
%
47
28
23
1

Q10. 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

Total
%
39
25
16
19
1

Clinton Vtrs
%
46
29
13
12
1

Trump Vtrs
%
46
25
16
13
*

Sep16a
%
36
26
19
17
2

Q11. Regardless of how you intend to vote for President in 2016, who do you expect to finally win the 2016 presidential
election – Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?
** REGISTERED VOTERS **
Total Rep
Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
55
24
85
51
33
63
7
34
2
3
1
3
10
10
7
12

Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Depends (vol.)
Don't know/No answer

Jun16b
%
51
35
2
15

Q63. In general, how did Monday night's debate affect your opinion of Hillary Clinton? Did it make you think better of
her, worse of her, or didn't it affect your opinion?

Better
Worse
No affect
Don't know/No answer

* LIKELY VOTERS WHO WATCHED THE DEBATE *
Total Rep
Dem Ind
32
8
58
24
16
33
2
15
52
59
41
59
1
2

Q64. In general, how did Monday night's debate affect your opinion of Donald Trump? Did it make you think better of
him, worse of him, or didn't it affect your opinion?
Better
Worse
No affect
Don't know/No answer

10
36
54
1

22
10
68
*

1
60
39
-

8
31
59
2

Unweighted
1,501

Weighted

Total Respondents
Total Registered Voters

1,217

1,119

374
415
428

325
399
395

Republican Registered Voters
Democratic Registered Voters
Independent Registered Voters
Republican likely voters
Democratic likely voters
Independent likely voters

251
293
261