April 23, 2015 - Rubio First In GOP Pack, Runs Best Against Clinton, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Clinton On Top, But Most Voters Say She's Not Honest Quinnipiac University Polling Logo
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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida wins the support of 15 percent of Republican primary voters and runs best against Democrat Hillary Clinton, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today.

The former secretary of state tops the Democratic field with 60 percent and leads top Republican contenders, except Sen. Rubio, in head-to-head matchups, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll finds.

The Republican primary field shows Rubio with 15 percent, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with 13 percent and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker with 11 percent. No other candidate tops 9 percent and 14 percent remain undecided.

Bush tops the "no way" list as 17 percent of Republican voters say they would definitely not support him. New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie is next with 16 percent who give him a definite thumbs down, with 10 percent for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky.

Clinton owns the Democratic nod with 60 percent, followed by Vice President Joseph Biden with 10 percent and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont with 8 percent. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has 3 percent and 14 percent are undecided.

Clinton and Biden each get 7 percent on the "no way" list.

"The youngest member of the GOP presidential posse moves to the front of the pack to challenge Hillary Clinton whose position in her own party appears rock solid," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

"This is the kind of survey that shoots adrenalin into a campaign. Marco Rubio gets strong enough numbers and favorability ratings to look like a legit threat to Hillary Clinton."

In a general election matchup, Clinton gets 45 percent of American voters to 43 percent for Rubio. She leads other top Republicans:
  • 45 - 40 percent over Christie;
  • 46 - 42 percent over Paul;
  • 47 - 42 percent over former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee;
  • 46 - 39 percent over Bush;
  • 46 - 41 percent over Walker;
  • 48 - 41 percent over U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.
American voters say 54 - 38 percent that Clinton is not honest and trustworthy, a lower score than top Republicans. Voters say 62 - 34 percent that she has strong leadership qualities, besting Republican men by margins of 10 percentage points or higher.

Voters are divided 47 - 47 percent on whether she cares about their needs and problems. Paul cares, voters say 43 - 35 percent, the best score on this point among Republicans.

Voters approve 50 - 45 percent of the job Clinton did as Secretary of State. They support 53 - 43 percent a Congressional investigation into her e-mail use, but say 51 - 44 percent that such an investigation would be politically motivated rather than justified.

American voters give Clinton a split 46 - 47 percent favorability rating. Rubio's favorability score is 35 - 25 percent. Other Republicans get negative or divided scores:
  • 29 - 42 percent for Christie;
  • 33 - 33 percent for Paul;
  • 33 - 33 percent of Huckabee;
  • 30 - 43 percent for Bush;
  • 24 - 21 percent for Walker, with 54 percent who don't know enough about him to form an opinion;
  • 25 - 30 percent for Cruz.
"Yes she is a leader, but can she be trusted? Mixed reviews for Hillary Clinton on key character traits," Malloy said.

From April 16 - 21, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,353 registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 2.7 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones. The survey includes 567 Republicans with a margin of error of +/- 4.1 percentage points and 569 Democrats with a margin of error of +/- 4.1 percentage points

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts public opinion surveys in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Iowa, Colorado and the nation as a public service and for research.

For more information, visit http://www.quinnipiac.edu/polling, call (203) 582-5201, or follow us on Twitter @QuinnipiacPoll.

3. (If Republican or Republican Leaner) If the Republican primary for President were being held today, and the candidates were Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Rick Perry, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, and Scott Walker, for whom would you vote?
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS......................
                                   Wht    POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            Tea    BrnAgn CONSERVATIVE  Mod/
                     Tot    Party  Evang  Very   Smwht  Lib    Men    Wom
 
Bush                 13%     4%    12%     8%    12%    20%    11%    15%
Carson                3      3      3      6      3      2      3      3
Christie              7      5      3      2      6     15      8      7
Cruz                  9     14     10     13      9      4     11      6
Fiorina               1      2      2      1      1      2      2      1
Graham                2      -      2      -      4      1      1      3
Huckabee              7      7     11      9      6      5      6      7
Jindal                1      3      1      1      2      1      1      1
Kasich                2      -      2      3      1      2      2      2
Paul                  8      7      9      9      9      4      9      6
Perry                 3      4      5      5      3      -      1      4
Rubio                15     16     15     16     13     15     14     16
Santorum              2      2      1      1      2      3      3      1
Walker               11     17      7     16     11      8     15      8
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      -      -      2      -      -      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      -      -      2      -      2      1      1
DK/NA                14     17     16      9     16     16     10     17
 
TREND: (If Republican or Republican Leaner) If the Republican primary for President were being held today, and the candidates were Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, John Kasich, Rand Paul, Rick Perry, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, and Scott Walker, for whom would you vote?
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS........................
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08  Jan 21  Dec 11  Oct 02
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013
 
Bush                 13      16      11      10      11      11      11
Carson                3       7       8      na      na      na      na
Christie              7       8       8      10      12      17      13
Cruz                  9       6       5       8       9      13      10
Fiorina               1      na      na      na      na      na      na
Graham                2       1      na      na      na      na      na
Huckabee              7       8       5      10      na      na      na
Jindal                1       2       2       1       3       3       3
Kasich                2       1       2       2       2       2      na
Paul                  8       6       6      11      13      14      17
Perry                 3       1       2       3      na      na      na
Rubio                15       5       2       6       8       7      12
Santorum              2       2       1       2      na      na      na
Walker               11      18       5       8       6       5       4
McDonnell            na      na      na      na      na      na      na
Portman              na      na       -      na      na      na      na
Romney               na      na      19      na      na      na      na
Ryan                 na      na       5       8      13       9      10
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1       1       1       -       -       2       -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1       2       1       2       1       1       1
DK/NA                14      17      16      20      22      17      19
 
 
3A. RECALCULATED MATCHUP Q3 ASKING BUSH VOTERS: Who is your second choice?
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS......................
                     MATCHUP Q3 WITHOUT BUSH.............................
                                   Wht    POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            Tea    BrnAgn CONSERVATIVE  Mod/
                     Tot    Party  Evang  Very   Smwht  Lib    Men    Wom
 
Carson                4%     3%     3%     6%     3%     2%     3%     4%
Christie              8      5      4      3      7     16      8      8
Cruz                  9     14     10     13      9      5     11      7
Fiorina               2      2      3      1      2      2      2      1
Graham                2      1      3      1      4      2      1      4
Huckabee              8      7     12      9      7      8      7      9
Jindal                2      3      3      3      2      2      3      2
Kasich                2      -      2      3      2      2      2      2
Paul                  8      8     10      9      9      7     10      7
Perry                 3      4      5      5      4      1      3      4
Rubio                18     17     17     19     15     20     18     19
Santorum              3      4      3      2      4      4      4      2
Walker               12     17      8     16     11      9     15      8
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      -      -      2      -      -      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      -      -      2      -      2      1      1
DK/NA                15     17     16     10     18     17     11     19
 
TREND: Who is your second choice?
 
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS
                     MATCHUP WITHOUT BUSH
                     Apr 23  Mar 05
                     2015    2015
 
Carson                4       8
Christie              8      10
Cruz                  9       6
Fiorina               2      na
Graham                2       1
Huckabee              8       9
Jindal                2       3
Kasich                2       1
Paul                  8       6
Perry                 3       1
Rubio                18       8
Santorum              3       2
Walker               12      20
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1       2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1       2
DK/NA                15      20
 
 
3B. RECALCULATED MATCHUP Q3 ASKING WALKER VOTERS: Who is your second choice?
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS......................
                     MATCHUP Q3 WITHOUT WALKER...........................
                                   Wht    POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            Tea    BrnAgn CONSERVATIVE  Mod/
                     Tot    Party  Evang  Very   Smwht  Lib    Men    Wom
 
Bush                 13%     4%    12%     8%    12%    20%    12%    15%
Carson                4      4      4      6      4      3      4      4
Christie              8      5      3      3      7     16      8      7
Cruz                 10     18     11     16     10      4     13      7
Fiorina               2      2      2      1      1      3      2      1
Graham                2      -      2      -      4      1      1      3
Huckabee              7      7     11      9      6      5      6      7
Jindal                1      4      2      2      2      1      2      1
Kasich                3      3      3      4      3      3      4      3
Paul                  8      9      9      9     10      5     10      7
Perry                 3      5      5      6      3      -      2      5
Rubio                20     22     18     24     18     17     21     19
Santorum              2      2      1      1      2      3      3      1
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      -      -      2      -      -      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      -      -      3      -      2      1      2
DK/NA                14     17     16      9     17     17     10     18
 
TREND: Who is your second choice?
 
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS
                     MATCHUP WITHOUT WALKER
                     Apr 23  Mar 05
                     2015    2015
 
Bush                 13      18
Carson                4      10
Christie              8       9
Cruz                 10       8
Fiorina               2      na
Graham                2       1
Huckabee              7       9
Jindal                1       4
Kasich                3       2
Paul                  8       8
Perry                 3       2
Rubio                20       7
Santorum              2       2
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1       1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2       2
DK/NA                14      18
 
 
3C. (If Republican or Republican Leaner) Are there any of these candidates you would definitely not support for the Republican nomination for president: Bush, Carson, Christie, Cruz, Fiorina, Graham, Huckabee, Jindal, Kasich, Paul, Perry, Rubio, Santorum, or Walker? (Totals may add up to more than 100% because multiple responses were allowed)
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS......................
                                   Wht    POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            Tea    BrnAgn CONSERVATIVE  Mod/
                     Tot    Party  Evang  Very   Smwht  Lib    Men    Wom
 
Bush                 17%    30%    13%    22%    15%    11%    21%    12%
Carson                5      4      3      2      7      4      5      4
Christie             16     27     15     20     18     10     22     10
Cruz                  8      8      5      4      9     11      9      7
Fiorina               4      6      4      2      6      4      5      3
Graham                9     16      8     13      5      7     13      5
Huckabee              6      9      4      5      6      6      8      3
Jindal                3      2      2      3      2      4      5      2
Kasich                4      6      3      4      4      3      4      4
Paul                 10      7     10     12     10      9      8     12
Perry                 5      5      3      3      4      8      6      4
Rubio                 4      5      3      2      4      5      5      3
Santorum              5      5      3      3      4      8      5      6
Walker                3      5      2      1      3      5      4      3
No/No one            38     30     39     35     38     42     36     41
DK/NA                18     17     23     16     21     17     13     23
 
TREND: (If Republican or Republican Leaner) Are there any of these candidates you would definitely not support for the Republican nomination for president: Bush, Carson, Christie, Cruz, Fiorina, Graham, Huckabee, Jindal, Kasich, Paul, Perry, Rubio, Santorum, or Walker? (Totals may add up to more than 100% because multiple responses were allowed)
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS
                     Apr 23  Mar 05
                     2015    2015
 
Bush                 17      16
Carson                5       2
Christie             16      16
Cruz                  8       6
Fiorina               4      na
Graham                9       6
Huckabee              6       6
Jindal                3       3
Kasich                4       2
Paul                 10       9
Perry                 5       6
Rubio                 4       3
Santorum              5       4
Walker                3       2
No/No one            38      36
DK/NA                18      19
 
 
4. (If Democrat or Democratic Leaner) If the Democratic primary for President were being held today, and the candidates were Joe Biden, Lincoln Chafee, Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders and Jim Webb, for whom would you vote?
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS..........
                            POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            LIBERAL.....  Mod/
                     Tot    Very   Smwht  Cons   Men    Wom
 
Biden                10%    12%     7%    12%    13%     9%
Chafee                -      -      -      1      -      1
Clinton              60     61     66     54     55     62
O'Malley              3      4      3      3      3      3
Sanders               8     15      6      6     12      5
Webb                  1      -      2      2      2      1
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      -      -      1      1      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2      4      3      4      3
DK/NA                14      6     13     18     11     16
 
TREND: (If Democrat or Democratic Leaner) If the Democratic primary for President were being held today, and the candidates were Joe Biden, Lincoln Chafee, Hillary Clinton, Martin O'Malley, Bernie Sanders, and Jim Webb, for whom would you vote?
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS..........................
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08  Jan 21  Dec 11  Oct 02
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013
 
Biden                10      10       9       9       8       8      11
Chafee                -      na      na      na      na      na      na
Clinton              60      56      57      58      65      66      61
O'Malley              3       -       1       1       1       -       -
Sanders               8       4       4      na      na      na      na
Webb                  1       1       1      na      na      na      na
Cuomo                na      na      na       4       3       3       2
Schweitzer           na      na      na       1       1       1      na
Dean                 na      na      na      na       2       1      na
Patrick              na      na      na      na      na      na      na
Warner               na      na      na      na      na      na       1
Warren               na      14      13      11       7       7       7
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -       1       1       1       1       1       -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3       1       1       1       -       1       2
DK/NA                14      14      14      15      13      12      15
 
 
4A. RECALCULATED MATCHUP Q4 ASKING CLINTON VOTERS: Who is your second choice?
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS..........
                     MATCHUP Q4 WITHOUT CLINTON............
                            POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            LIBERAL.....  Mod/
                     Tot    Very   Smwht  Cons   Men    Wom
 
Biden                40%    45%    37%    39%    43%    38%
Chafee                1      1      -      1      1      1
O'Malley              8     12      7      7      9      7
Sanders              11     22     10      8     16      8
Webb                  4      1      7      3      5      3
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      1      1      1      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      2      6      5      6      5
DK/NA                30     16     32     36     19     38
 
TREND: Who is your second choice?
 
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS
                     MATCHUP WITHOUT CLINTON
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  May 02
                     2015    2015    2014    2013
 
Biden                40      35      34      45
Chafee                1      na      na      na
O'Malley              8       1       2       3
Sanders              11       7       6      na
Webb                  4       3       2      na
Cuomo                na      na      na      15
Patrick              na      na      na       6
Warner               na      na      na       2
Warren               na      25      25      na
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1       1       2       1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5       2       1       2
DK/NA                30      25      28      26
 
 
4B. (If Democrat or Democratic Leaner) Are there any of these candidates you would definitely not support for the Democratic nomination for president: Biden, Chafee, Clinton, O'Malley, Sanders, or Webb? (Totals may add up to more than 100% because multiple responses were allowed)
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS..........
                            POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            LIBERAL.....  Mod/
                     Tot    Very   Smwht  Cons   Men    Wom
 
Biden                 7%     5%     3%     9%     6%     7%
Chafee                5      7      5      5      5      5
Clinton               7      6      6      9      7      7
O'Malley              4      6      1      5      4      4
Sanders               4      2      6      4      5      3
Webb                  3      5      1      3      3      3
No/No one            48     56     53     43     48     48
DK/NA                29     24     29     31     29     29
 
TREND: (If Democrat or Democratic Leaner) Are there any of these candidates you would definitely not support for the Democratic nomination for president: Biden, Chafee, Clinton, O'Malley, Sanders, or Webb? (Totals may add up to more than 100% because multiple responses were allowed)
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS
                     Apr 23  Mar 05
                     2015    2015
 
Biden                 7      10
Chafee                5      na
Clinton               7       5
O'Malley              4       8
Sanders               4       5
Webb                  3       7
Warren               na       4
No/No one            48      50
DK/NA                29      24
 
 
9. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Chris Christie the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Clinton              45%     7%    86%    39%    40%    50%    49%    47%    43%
Christie             40     82      7     44     43     38     39     38     44
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       3      2      -      2      4      1      2      4      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      7      1      6      6      4      5      5      5
DK/NA                 7      2      5      9      7      7      6      6      6
 
TREND: If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Chris Christie the Republican, for whom would you vote? (Trend information is available upon request back through Mar 2013)
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08  Jan 21  Dec 11  Nov 13
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013
 
Clinton              45      46      43      47      46      41      42
Christie             40      39      42      38      38      42      43
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       3       3       3       2       3       4       3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5       5       4       6       5       3       4
DK/NA                 7       7       8       7       9       9       9
 
 
10. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Rand Paul the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Clinton              46%     6%    88%    43%    39%    53%    51%    51%    42%
Paul                 42     86      5     42     50     36     40     40     47
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      1      2      2      1      2      2      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2      1      6      3      3      4      2      4
DK/NA                 6      3      6      8      6      7      4      6      6
 
TREND: If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Rand Paul the Republican, for whom would you vote? (Trend information is available upon request back through May 2013)
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08  Jan 21  Dec 11  Nov 13
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013
 
Clinton              46      47      46      49      49      48      49
Paul                 42      41      41      40      39      41      40
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2       2       2       1       2       2       2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3       4       2       4       3       2       3
DK/NA                 6       6       8       6       8       6       7
 
 
11. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Mike Huckabee the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Clinton              47%     8%    87%    45%    41%    53%    58%    49%    42%
Huckabee             42     87      6     41     47     37     33     41     48
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      1      -      1      3      1      1      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2      1      6      4      3      4      3      3
DK/NA                 6      2      5      6      6      6      4      6      6
 
TREND: If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Mike Huckabee the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08
                     2015    2015    2014    2014
 
Clinton              47      47      46      49
Huckabee             42      40      41      40
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2       3       3       1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3       4       3       4
DK/NA                 6       7       8       6
 
 
12. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Jeb Bush the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Clinton              46%     6%    88%    40%    38%    53%    53%    49%    41%
Bush                 39     84      5     41     42     37     33     35     46
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       3      2      -      3      5      2      2      5      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      6      1      8      8      4      7      5      5
DK/NA                 6      2      5      7      7      5      5      6      6
 
TREND: If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Jeb Bush the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08  Jan 21  Dec 11  May 31
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2014    2013    2013
 
Clinton              46      45      46      48      49      48      48
Bush                 39      42      41      41      38      39      40
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       3       3       3       2       3       3       3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6       4       3       5       3       3       3
DK/NA                 6       6       7       5       7       6       7
 
 
13. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Marco Rubio the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Clinton              45%     4%    85%    43%    38%    51%    49%    47%    42%
Rubio                43     92      7     41     50     37     39     40     49
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      -      -      2      3      1      2      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2      1      5      3      2      4      3      2
DK/NA                 7      2      6      9      5      8      5      8      6
 
TREND: If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Marco Rubio the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Mar 07
                     2015    2015    2013
 
Clinton              45      46      50
Rubio                43      41      34
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2       2       2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3       3       3
DK/NA                 7       7      11
 
 
14. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Scott Walker the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Clinton              46%     7%    87%    42%    40%    51%    50%    50%    42%
Walker               41     86      6     42     48     35     37     37     47
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      1      -      2      3      1      3      3      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2      1      5      3      3      5      2      2
DK/NA                 8      3      7      9      6      9      4      8      8
 
TREND: If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Scott Walker the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Apr 23  Mar 05
                     2015    2015
 
Clinton              46      48
Walker               41      39
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2       2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3       4
DK/NA                 8       8
 
 
15. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Ted Cruz the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Clinton              48%     6%    88%    47%    43%    53%    56%    49%    45%
Cruz                 41     87      5     38     46     36     37     38     46
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      1      1      2      2      1      2      3      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      4      -      5      4      3      4      3      3
DK/NA                 6      3      6      8      5      7      2      8      6
 
TREND: If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Ted Cruz the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jan 21  Dec 11  Nov 13  Oct 02
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013
 
Clinton              48      48      48      50      50      51      54
Cruz                 41      38      37      35      37      36      31
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2       3       2       2       3       3       3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3       4       4       4       3       3       3
DK/NA                 6       7       9      10       7       7       9
 
 
16. Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Favorable            46%     8%    85%    43%    38%    54%    50%    52%    41%
Unfavorable          47     87      8     51     53     41     37     43     54
Hvn't hrd enough      5      4      6      3      5      4     10      3      4
REFUSED               2      1      1      2      3      2      3      2      2
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her?
                                                             FAVORABLE.....
                                                             High    Low
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08  Jan 21  Feb 08  May 03
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2014    2013    2007
 
Favorable            46      48      50      48      51      61      44
Unfavorable          47      45      45      43      40      34      46
Hvn't hrd enough      5       6       3       8       7       4       7
REFUSED               2       1       2       2       2       1       3
 
 
17. Is your opinion of Chris Christie favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Favorable            29%    40%    21%    31%    32%    26%    27%    29%    30%
Unfavorable          42     32     52     38     46     37     34     44     42
Hvn't hrd enough     28     28     26     30     21     35     38     26     27
REFUSED               1      1      -      1      1      2      1      2      1
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Chris Christie favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                             FAVORABLE.....
                                                             High    Low
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08  Jan 21  Dec 11  Oct 05
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2014    2013    2011
 
Favorable            29      32      38      37      33      47      23
Unfavorable          42      39      33      38      30      23      17
Hvn't hrd enough     28      26      27      23      34      28      59
REFUSED               1       2       2       1       3       2       1
 
 
18. Is your opinion of Rand Paul favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Favorable            33%    56%     9%    34%    42%    24%    37%    33%    32%
Unfavorable          33     13     58     29     32     34     28     35     33
Hvn't hrd enough     33     30     32     36     24     41     33     30     33
REFUSED               2      1      1      1      2      2      1      3      2
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Rand Paul favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                             FAVORABLE.....
                                                             High    Low
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08  Dec 11  Nov 26  Oct 02
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2013    2014    2013
 
Favorable            33      31      35      32      34      35      30
Unfavorable          33      31      26      32      31      26      33
Hvn't hrd enough     33      37      37      36      33      37      37
REFUSED               2       2       2       1       2       2       1
 
 
19. Is your opinion of Mike Huckabee favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Favorable            33%    68%    10%    29%    38%    29%    24%    33%    38%
Unfavorable          33     13     50     35     36     31     35     34     31
Hvn't hrd enough     32     18     39     35     25     38     39     30     30
REFUSED               2      1      1      2      1      2      2      2      1
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Mike Huckabee favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08  Nov 22  Oct 31
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2010    2007
 
Favorable            33      34      36      38      41      15
Unfavorable          33      32      29      34      25      13
Hvn't hrd enough     32      33      34      28      33      70
REFUSED               2       1       2       1       2       2
 
 
20. Is your opinion of Jeb Bush favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Favorable            30%    54%    15%    30%    32%    29%    26%    29%    35%
Unfavorable          43     21     62     39     47     39     42     47     40
Hvn't hrd enough     25     24     21     29     20     29     31     22     23
REFUSED               2      -      2      1      1      2      1      2      2
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Jeb Bush favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08  Dec 11  May 31  Feb 08
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2013    2013    2013
 
Favorable            30      34      33      32      31      29      25
Unfavorable          43      40      32      37      38      29      29
Hvn't hrd enough     25      24      33      29      30      42      45
REFUSED               2       2       1       1       1       1       2
 
 
21. Is your opinion of Marco Rubio favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Favorable            35%    61%    12%    36%    43%    27%    29%    36%    37%
Unfavorable          25      6     44     24     26     24     25     25     23
Hvn't hrd enough     40     32     43     39     30     48     44     38     39
REFUSED               1      -      1      1      1      1      1      1      1
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Marco Rubio favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Jul 08  Dec 11  Feb 08
                     2015    2015    2014    2013    2013
 
Favorable            35      30      27      26      27
Unfavorable          25      22      25      25      15
Hvn't hrd enough     40      48      47      47      57
REFUSED               1       1       1       1       1
 
 
22. Is your opinion of Scott Walker favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Favorable            24%    47%     6%    24%    32%    16%    24%    21%    26%
Unfavorable          21      5     37     21     24     19     15     25     21
Hvn't hrd enough     54     48     56     54     43     64     60     53     52
REFUSED               1      -      1      -      1      1      1      2      1
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Scott Walker favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Jul 08  Dec 11
                     2015    2015    2014    2013
 
Favorable            24      23      18      21
Unfavorable          21      24      17      16
Hvn't hrd enough     54      52      64      62
REFUSED               1       1       -       1
 
 
23. Is your opinion of Ted Cruz favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Favorable            25%    51%     5%    23%    31%    19%    24%    24%    26%
Unfavorable          30      8     47     35     35     27     25     35     29
Hvn't hrd enough     43     41     48     41     32     53     49     40     43
REFUSED               1      -      -      1      2      -      1      1      1
 
TREND: Is your opinion of Ted Cruz favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Apr 23  Mar 05  Nov 26  Jul 08  Dec 11  Oct 02
                     2015    2015    2014    2014    2013    2013
 
Favorable            25      23      21      23      27      16
Unfavorable          30      29      29      26      27      25
Hvn't hrd enough     43      46      49      50      44      58
REFUSED               1       1       1       1       1       1
 
 
30. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  38%     9%    75%    30%    33%    43%    35%    42%    37%
No                   54     87     17     61     61     47     51     52     56
DK/NA                 8      4      9      9      6     10     14      6      8
 
 
31. Would you say that - Jeb Bush is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  43%    74%    27%    39%    43%    42%    33%    39%    52%
No                   40     16     55     42     42     38     50     46     30
DK/NA                17     10     18     19     14     20     18     15     18
 
 
32. Would you say that - Scott Walker is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  33%    63%    11%    32%    41%    26%    34%    31%    35%
No                   28      7     45     30     30     26     37     30     23
DK/NA                39     30     44     38     29     48     29     39     43
 
 
33. Would you say that - Rand Paul is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  44%    72%    20%    45%    53%    35%    43%    42%    46%
No                   30     11     51     27     28     31     35     32     25
DK/NA                27     17     30     28     19     34     22     26     29
 
 
34. Would you say that - Marco Rubio is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  40%    67%    22%    40%    48%    33%    32%    43%    44%
No                   27      7     43     28     26     27     38     26     21
DK/NA                33     26     35     32     25     40     31     31     35
 
 
35. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  62%    36%    89%    60%    57%    67%    69%    67%    56%
No                   34     60      8     36     39     28     27     27     40
DK/NA                 4      4      3      5      4      5      4      5      4
 
 
36. Would you say that - Jeb Bush has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  52%    73%    39%    53%    53%    50%    46%    51%    56%
No                   34     15     48     32     36     32     38     35     30
DK/NA                15     12     13     16     11     18     16     13     15
 
 
37. Would you say that - Scott Walker has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  35%    62%    15%    34%    43%    27%    38%    31%    37%
No                   27      8     45     26     27     26     29     30     24
DK/NA                38     30     40     40     30     46     32     39     39
 
 
38. Would you say that - Rand Paul has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  42%    63%    18%    46%    52%    33%    47%    42%    41%
No                   33     18     54     28     32     34     35     34     31
DK/NA                25     19     28     26     17     33     18     24     28
 
 
39. Would you say that - Marco Rubio has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  41%    67%    22%    40%    46%    36%    36%    44%    43%
No                   28      8     48     25     29     27     35     27     25
DK/NA                32     25     30     35     26     37     28     29     33
 
 
40. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  47%    17%    82%    41%    42%    51%    51%    51%    42%
No                   47     80     14     52     52     41     43     41     52
DK/NA                 6      3      4      8      5      7      6      8      6
 
 
41. Would you say that - Jeb Bush cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  38%    67%    22%    37%    39%    37%    31%    34%    46%
No                   47     22     63     47     49     44     52     53     38
DK/NA                16     11     15     16     11     20     17     13     16
 
 
42. Would you say that - Scott Walker cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  31%    65%     9%    27%    40%    24%    33%    29%    33%
No                   32      8     53     35     33     32     33     36     29
DK/NA                36     27     38     37     27     45     34     35     38
 
 
43. Would you say that - Rand Paul cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  43%    73%    16%    44%    51%    35%    48%    42%    42%
No                   35     11     61     34     31     39     34     37     33
DK/NA                22     17     23     22     18     27     19     21     25
 
 
44. Would you say that - Marco Rubio cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Yes                  39%    70%    19%    36%    47%    32%    34%    42%    41%
No                   32      9     54     32     30     34     38     32     29
DK/NA                29     20     27     32     23     34     27     26     30
 
 
45. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Hillary Clinton handled her job as Secretary of State?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Approve              50%    13%    86%    49%    45%    55%    53%    52%    47%
Disapprove           45     82     11     46     52     38     38     42     50
DK/NA                 5      5      3      5      3      7      9      6      3
 
 
46. As you may know, Hillary Clinton used a personal email address to conduct government business while working as Secretary of State. How important is this issue to your vote for President in the 2016 general election; very important, somewhat important, not so important, or not important at all?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Very important       34%    59%    12%    34%    37%    31%    25%    30%    41%
Somewhat important   19     22     18     19     18     20     23     18     19
Not so important     16      8     22     19     15     17     18     17     15
Not important at all 30     11     48     28     29     30     32     34     24
DK/NA                 1      1      1      -      1      1      1      1      1
 
 
47. Does Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email address to conduct government business while working as Secretary of State make you more likely to vote for her for President in the 2016 general election, less likely, or doesn't it make a difference?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
More likely           4%     1%     8%     4%     2%     6%     5%     5%     3%
Less likely          40     70     11     42     46     35     31     37     47
No difference        54     28     80     53     50     57     63     56     48
DK/NA                 2      1      1      1      2      2      1      2      1
 
 
48. Do you think Clinton has given satisfactory answers on this matter, or do you think there are serious questions that remain to be answered?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Satisfactory answers 33%     8%    61%    29%    31%    34%    28%    35%    32%
Questions remain     59     89     29     62     63     55     58     56     62
DK/NA                 8      3     10      9      6     11     13      9      6
 
 
49. Do you support or oppose a congressional investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email address to conduct government business while working as Secretary of State?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Support              53%    81%    25%    55%    56%    50%    61%    46%    55%
Oppose               43     17     71     42     41     44     33     50     41
DK/NA                 4      3      4      3      3      6      6      5      4
 
 
50. Do you believe that a Congressional investigation into this matter is justified or is politically motivated?
                                                               AGE IN YRS.......
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    18-34  35-54  55+
 
Justified            44%    76%    19%    42%    49%    40%    46%    40%    46%
Politically motivatd 51     19     78     53     47     54     47     55     48
DK/NA                 5      4      3      4      4      6      6      4      5