September 24, 2015 - Biden, Carson Are Strongest In General Election, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Fiorina Thumps Trump In Debate; Ties Clinton In Matchup Quinnipiac University Polling Logo
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Vice President Joseph Biden, the Democrat, and Dr. Ben Carson, the Republican, trail in their respective party races for the presidential nomination, but run strongest in general election matchups with other top contenders, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today.

Carly Fiorina out-performed Donald Trump in last week's presidential debate, Republican voters say 4-1, but she still trails Trump and Carson in the race for the nomination, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll finds.

Trump leads the Republican primary pack with 25 percent, followed by 17 percent for Carson, 12 percent for Fiorina, 10 percent for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and 9 percent for U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida. No other candidate tops 7 percent, with 9 percent undecided.

But 29 percent of GOP voters say they "would definitely not support" Trump.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gets 43 percent of Democrats, with 25 percent for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, 18 percent for Biden and 10 percent undecided.

Only 11 percent of Democrats say they "would definitely not support" Clinton.

"The cast of characters changes by the week, with Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina in the spotlight and Gov. Jeb Bush still waiting for his big break. And Donald Trump still in the lead role," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

"But when the number of Republicans who 'would definitely not support you' is greater than the number who support you, where does that leave you? Welcome to Trump World, comparing his fragile support from his own party to Hillary Clinton's sagging but still stronger support from her party."

In head-to-head matchups, Clinton gets 43 percent to 44 percent for Fiorina. Clinton trails Carson 49 - 42 percent. She gets 42 percent to 44 percent for Bush and gets 45 percent to Trump's 43 percent.

Biden gets 46 percent to 43 percent for Fiorina and beats Bush 46 - 41 percent and Trump 51 - 40 percent. Biden and Carson are tied 45 - 45 percent.

Sanders gets 43 percent to Fiorina's 44 percent and ties Bush 44 - 44 percent. Sanders trails Carson 49 - 39 percent and tops Trump 47 - 42 percent.

Carson has the highest net favorability rating of leading contenders, 48 - 16 percent, with Biden at 50 - 34 percent. Favorability ratings for other candidates are:
  • Negative 41 - 55 percent for Clinton;
  • Negative 37 - 44 percent for Bush;
  • Negative 36 - 57 percent for Trump;
  • Positive 35 - 28 percent for Sanders;
  • Positive 39 - 21 percent for Fiorina.
Fiorina did the best job in the September 16 presidential debate, according to 28 percent of all voters, including 39 percent of Republicans, with Trump ranked best by 11 percent of all voters, including 10 percent of Republicans. Trump did worst, 20 percent of all voters, including 22 percent of Republicans, say.

Clinton and Trump have the worst ratings on being honest and trustworthy:
  • Voters say 63 - 32 percent, including 68 - 26 percent among independent voters, that Clinton is not honest and trustworthy.
  • Trump is not honest and trustworthy, voters say 57 - 35 percent, including 56 - 36 percent among independent voters.
Carson and Biden have the best honesty scores, 63 - 12 percent for Carson and 62 - 27 percent for Biden.

From September 17 - 21, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,574 registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 2.5 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones. The survey includes 737 Republicans with a margin of error of +/- 3.6 percentage points and 587 Democrats with a margin of error of +/- 4 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.

1. (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, Jim Gilmore, Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee, Bobby Jindal, John Kasich, George Pataki, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, and Donald Trump, for whom would you vote?
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS......................
                                   Wht    POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            Tea    BrnAgn CONSERVATIVE  Mod/
                     Tot    Party  Evang  Very   Smwht  Lib    Men    Wom
 
Trump                25     37     25     25     26     23     25     24
Carson               17     14     24     24     13     15     18     16
Fiorina              12      9     11      8     15     15     11     14
Bush                 10      4      8      3     11     16      9     11
Rubio                 9      5      4      8     14      7      8     10
Cruz                  7     19      9     15      5      2      9      6
Huckabee              2      4      3      4      2      2      2      2
Christie              2      1      1      1      2      4      3      2
Kasich                2      2      2      2      3      2      3      1
Paul                  1      2      1      2      1      2      3      -
Pataki                1      -      -      -      -      1      1      -
Santorum              -      -      1      1      -      -      -      1
Graham                -      -      -      -      -      1      -      1
Jindal                -      -      -      -      -      1      -      -
Gilmore               -      -      -      -      -      -      -      -
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      -      -      -      -      -      -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      -      -      -      -      -      1      -      1
DK/NA                 9      3     10      7      9      9      8     11
 
Matchup includes the second choice of Walker voters
                     REPUBLICANS/REPUBLICAN LEANERS
                     Sept    Aug     Diff
 
Trump                25%     28%     -3
Carson               17      12      +5
Fiorina              12       5      +7
Bush                 10       7      +3
Rubio                 9       7      +2
Cruz                  7       7      --
Huckabee              2       3      -1
Christie              2       4      -2
Kasich                2       5      -3
Paul                  1       2      -1
Pataki                1       -      +1
Santorum              -       1      -1
Graham                -       -      --
Jindal                -       -      --
Gilmore               -       -      --
 
 
2. (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, Gilmore, Graham, Huckabee, Jindal, Kasich, Pataki, Paul, Rubio, Santorum, Trump, 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
 
Trump                29     15     29     22     26     38     25     34
Bush                 16     27     15     19     18     11     17     14
Paul                 15     19     18     18     18     12     11     20
Christie             11     16     12     15      8      9     14      8
Pataki                9     16     11     11     11      6     10      9
Huckabee              9      9      6      8      7     12     10      8
Graham                8     14      8     12      9      3      8      8
Santorum              6      6      6      4      7      8      7      6
Kasich                6     11      8     10      6      4      6      7
Gilmore               6     10      6      7      8      5      6      6
Cruz                  6      3      4      4      5      8      8      4
Walker                6      3      5      2      8      7      5      7
Jindal                5      5      5      4      4      7      5      5
Fiorina               5      7      5      5      3      6      4      6
Carson                3      4      3      2      3      4      3      4
Rubio                 3      3      2      2      2      4      3      3
No/No one            28     32     31     33     28     25     32     24
DK/NA                 6      4      6      5      6      7      5      6
 
 
3. (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, Larry Lessig, 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
 
Clinton              43     38     40     46     40     45
Sanders              25     42     37     14     28     23
Biden                18     15     15     22     21     16
Lessig                -      -      -      -      -      -
Webb                  -      -      -      -      -      -
Chafee                -      -      -      -      -      -
O'Malley              -      -      -      -      -      -
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      -      -      3      -      3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      -      1      2      2      2
DK/NA                10      5      6     13      9     11
 
                     WITHOUT BIDEN.........................
                            POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
                            LIBERAL.....  Mod/
                     Tot    Very   Smwht  Cons   Men    Wom
 
Clinton              53     44     49     58     49     56
Sanders              30     50     42     18     37     26
O'Malley              1      -      -      1      1      -
Lessig                -      -      -      -      -      -
Webb                  -      -      -      -      -      -
Chafee                -      -      -      -      -      -
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      -      -      3      -      3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      -      2      2      2      2
DK/NA                12      5      7     16     11     13
 
Recalculated matchup includes the second choice of Biden voters
                     DEMOCRATS/DEMOCRATIC LEANERS
 
                     Sept    Aug     Diff
 
Clinton              43%     45%     -2
Sanders              25      22      +3
Biden                18      18      --
Lessig                -      na      --
Webb                  -       1      -1
Chafee                -       -      --
O'Malley              -       1      -1
 
 
4. (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, Lessig, 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
 
Clinton              11%    10%     6%    14%    14%     9%
Chafee                9     13      9      7     11      8
Webb                  9     11      8      7      9      9
Lessig                8     12      5      7      8      8
O'Malley              8     14      7      5      9      8
Sanders               8      6      5      8      7      8
Biden                 7      6      9      7      7      7
No/No one            56     58     61     54     55     57
DK/NA                16      9     12     18     11     18
 
 
5. 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?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              42%     6%    90%    40%    36%    48%    44%    42%
Bush                 44     85      5     43     48     41     44     44
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       3      2      1      4      4      2      2      3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      7      5      2     11      9      5      7      7
DK/NA                 4      2      2      3      3      4      3      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              50%    45%    40%    39%    29%    42%    36%    80%    60%
Bush                 37     42     45     50     53     49     51     11     33
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      4      3      2      5      2      3      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      7      5      8      6     10      5      7      4      3
DK/NA                 4      3      3      4      3      3      3      5      2
 
 
6. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Ben Carson the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              42%     6%    90%    39%    35%    48%    45%    41%
Carson               49     89      7     50     53     45     49     49
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      1      1      2      2      1      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2      -      6      5      2      3      3
DK/NA                 4      2      2      4      4      3      2      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              54%    45%    37%    38%    29%    40%    35%    78%    71%
Carson               35     47     55     55     60     54     57     18     23
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      2      2      1      2      2      2      -      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      2      4      2      5      2      3      2      3
DK/NA                 5      4      2      4      4      3      3      2      2
 
 
7. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Carly Fiorina the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              43%     7%    90%    39%    36%    49%    43%    43%
Fiorina              44     86      5     39     48     40     48     42
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      -      -      3      3      1      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      5      3     10      8      5      5      7
DK/NA                 5      2      2      8      5      5      3      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              54%    43%    39%    38%    29%    41%    35%    84%    63%
Fiorina              30     44     49     50     56     48     52      7     22
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      3      2      1      3      1      2      -      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      7      7      6      5      7      5      6      5      9
DK/NA                 7      4      4      6      5      4      5      3      5
 
 
8. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Hillary Clinton the Democrat and Donald Trump the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Clinton              45%    10%    90%    44%    37%    53%    48%    44%
Trump                43     79      4     40     50     36     41     44
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      1      2      2      2      2      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      7      2     10      8      5      7      6
DK/NA                 4      3      2      3      3      4      2      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Clinton              59%    47%    40%    41%    30%    46%    38%    79%    70%
Trump                27     45     47     45     57     43     49      9     22
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      3      2      3      2      2      1      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      9      4      6      8      8      6      7      7      5
DK/NA                 4      2      4      4      3      3      3      5      2
 
 
9. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Joe Biden the Democrat and Jeb Bush the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Biden                46%     9%    93%    42%    41%    51%    49%    45%
Bush                 41     82      4     40     44     40     41     41
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      -      3      3      1      1      3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      5      -      9      8      3      5      6
DK/NA                 5      2      2      6      4      5      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Biden                53%    49%    43%    43%    34%    44%    39%    88%    56%
Bush                 34     39     44     47     50     47     48      6     34
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      4      2      1      4      1      2      -      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      4      6      4      8      3      5      4      6
DK/NA                 5      4      5      5      5      5      5      2      3
 
 
10. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Joe Biden the Democrat and Ben Carson the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Biden                45%    10%    90%    43%    42%    49%    49%    44%
Carson               45     86      5     42     48     41     45     44
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      -      2      2      1      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2      -      6      4      2      3      3
DK/NA                 6      3      5      6      5      6      2      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Biden                57%    47%    42%    41%    35%    42%    39%    81%    64%
Carson               29     43     50     51     55     49     52     13     24
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      2      2      1      1      2      1      -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      2      1      1      4      2      3      2      4
DK/NA                 6      6      4      6      4      5      5      3      7
 
 
11. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Joe Biden the Democrat and Carly Fiorina the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Biden                46%     9%    90%    45%    42%    49%    48%    45%
Fiorina              43     83      5     38     46     40     46     41
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      -      2      2      1      -      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      4      1      8      6      4      3      6
DK/NA                 5      3      3      7      5      6      2      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Biden                55%    48%    42%    43%    35%    42%    39%    89%    61%
Fiorina              32     40     48     48     53     48     50      7     22
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      2      1      2      1      2      -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      4      7      4      2      5      4      5      3      8
DK/NA                 7      3      5      6      5      5      5      1      8
 
 
12. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Joe Biden the Democrat and Donald Trump the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Biden                51%    17%    94%    52%    45%    57%    55%    49%
Trump                40     75      3     37     46     34     36     41
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      -      1      2      1      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      4      3      1      6      4      4      4      3
DK/NA                 4      4      2      4      4      5      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Biden                66%    54%    46%    46%    38%    51%    45%    85%    72%
Trump                25     40     45     43     53     40     46      8     22
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      2      1      2      1      1      1      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      2      4      4      4      4      4      4      3
DK/NA                 4      3      3      6      4      4      4      2      4
 
 
13. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Bernie Sanders the Democrat and Jeb Bush the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Sanders              44%     9%    87%    41%    39%    48%    43%    44%
Bush                 44     82      6     43     47     41     47     42
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2      1      1      2      1      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      4      2      9      7      4      6      6
DK/NA                 5      3      3      6      5      6      3      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Sanders              60%    43%    40%    39%    34%    42%    38%    82%    45%
Bush                 31     44     46     50     52     48     50      9     40
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      3      2      1      2      1      1      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      4      6      6      4      8      4      5      6      8
DK/NA                 4      4      6      6      5      5      5      2      5
 
 
14. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Bernie Sanders the Democrat and Ben Carson the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Sanders              39%     5%    82%    36%    35%    42%    43%    37%
Carson               49     89      8     49     52     46     50     48
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      1      2      1      1      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      4      2      3      6      4      4      4      4
DK/NA                 7      4      6      7      7      7      3      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Sanders              50%    39%    37%    34%    31%    37%    34%    65%    52%
Carson               39     48     53     53     59     52     55     26     32
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      3      1      1      1      1      1      2      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      5      4      3      4      3      4      3      8
DK/NA                 8      6      6      9      6      6      6      4      8
 
 
15. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Bernie Sanders the Democrat and Carly Fiorina the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Sanders              43%     7%    86%    45%    41%    44%    42%    43%
Fiorina              44     85      5     39     46     42     50     41
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      -      1      2      1      1      -      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      6      5      2      8      6      5      4      6
DK/NA                 6      3      5      6      5      8      3      8
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Sanders              60%    43%    39%    37%    36%    38%    37%    80%    53%
Fiorina              32     42     47     49     52     49     50     10     34
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      3      1      1      1      2      1      -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      7      6      4      6      4      5      5      9
DK/NA                 5      5      6      9      4      8      6      5      4
 
 
16. If the election for President were being held today, and the candidates were Bernie Sanders the Democrat and Donald Trump the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Sanders              47%    14%    88%    45%    41%    52%    49%    46%
Trump                42     76      6     41     48     37     39     43
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1      1      1      1      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      5      2      8      5      6      7      4
DK/NA                 5      5      2      5      5      5      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Sanders              63%    48%    44%    42%    35%    47%    41%    75%    64%
Trump                30     41     45     46     55     43     48     15     24
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      1      1      1      1      -      1      2      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      5      4      6      6      5      6      5      6      6
DK/NA                 3      6      4      6      4      4      4      2      6
 
 
Q17-39. Summary Table - Is your opinion of [Candidate] favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him/her? Table ranked by net favorability (Favorable - Unfavorable).
                     REGISTERED VOTERS ................
                                   Hvn't
                     Fav    Unfav  hrdEn  REF    NetFav
 
Carson               48     16     35      1     32
Fiorina              39     21     40      -     18
Biden                50     34     14      1     16
Kasich               27     15     57      1     12
Rubio                38     28     33      -     10
Sanders              35     28     36      1      7
Webb                  8     11     80      1     -3
Huckabee             35     41     22      1     -6
Jindal               21     27     52      -     -6
Lessig                2      8     89      1     -6
Christie             36     42     21      1     -6
Bush                 37     44     17      3     -7
Gilmore               5     12     82      1     -7
O'Malley             10     19     70      1     -9
Cruz                 29     39     31      1     -10
Chafee                2     13     83      1     -11
Paul                 30     43     26      1     -13
Santorum             25     38     36      1     -13
Clinton              41     55      2      1     -14
Pataki               11     30     58      1     -19
Trump                36     57      5      2     -21
Graham               16     40     44      1     -24
 
                     REPUBLICANS.......................
                                   Hvn't
                     Fav    Unfav  hrdEn  REF    NetFav
 
Carson               75      3     21      -     72
Fiorina              67      8     25      -     59
Rubio                66      9     25      -     57
Cruz                 60     17     22      1     43
Huckabee             62     26     11      1     36
Bush                 59     24     15      2     35
Christie             59     25     14      1     34
Kasich               43      9     48      -     34
Trump                58     35      5      2     23
Santorum             43     24     32      1     19
Jindal               37     19     44      -     18
Paul                 40     38     21      -      2
Gilmore               8     13     78      -     -5
Graham               24     37     38      -     -13
Pataki               14     34     52      -     -20
 
                     DEMOCRATS.........................
                                   Hvn't
                     Fav    Unfav  hrdEn  REF    NetFav
 
Biden                83      6      9      1     77
Clinton              84     13      2      1     71
Sanders              59      6     34      -     53
O'Malley             19     18     61      2      1
Webb                 10     12     77      1     -2
Chafee                5      9     85      1     -4
Lessig                2     10     87      1     -8
 
 
17. Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            41%     8%    84%    38%    33%    49%    40%    42%
Unfavorable          55     90     13     57     64     47     57     54
Hvn't hrd enough      2      1      2      3      3      2      2      2
REFUSED               1      -      1      2      -      2      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            48%    45%    40%    36%    25%    41%    33%    80%    64%
Unfavorable          49     53     56     59     72     55     63     18     29
Hvn't hrd enough      4      1      2      3      2      2      2      1      5
REFUSED               -      1      2      2      1      2      1      1      2
 
 
18. Is your opinion of Ben Carson favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            48%    75%    23%    48%    52%    45%    52%    47%
Unfavorable          16      3     32     16     17     15     21     14
Hvn't hrd enough     35     21     45     36     30     39     26     39
REFUSED               1      -      1      -      -      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            34%    45%    56%    55%    56%    50%    53%    37%    24%
Unfavorable          21     18     14     11     15     14     15     30     16
Hvn't hrd enough     45     36     29     33     28     35     31     31     59
REFUSED               -      1      1      1      -      -      -      2      2
 
 
19. Is your opinion of Jeb Bush favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            37%    59%    19%    33%    38%    35%    39%    36%
Unfavorable          44     24     64     45     44     44     44     43
Hvn't hrd enough     17     15     14     19     16     17     13     19
REFUSED               3      2      2      3      2      4      4      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            31%    33%    38%    46%    43%    38%    40%    17%    34%
Unfavorable          42     48     47     35     41     41     41     66     38
Hvn't hrd enough     23     17     13     16     14     17     16     15     25
REFUSED               4      3      3      3      2      4      3      2      3
 
 
20. Is your opinion of Donald Trump favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            36%    58%     9%    34%    42%    30%    31%    38%
Unfavorable          57     35     88     55     50     64     64     54
Hvn't hrd enough      5      5      3      7      7      4      4      6
REFUSED               2      2      -      4      2      2      2      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            28%    38%    38%    35%    48%    35%    41%     7%    23%
Unfavorable          66     58     55     55     46     59     53     85     71
Hvn't hrd enough      3      4      5      7      5      4      5      5      7
REFUSED               3      -      2      2      2      1      2      4      -
 
 
21. Is your opinion of Joe Biden favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            50%    20%    83%    50%    45%    54%    56%    47%
Unfavorable          34     65      6     30     41     29     36     33
Hvn't hrd enough     14     13      9     17     13     16      7     18
REFUSED               1      1      1      2      1      2      2      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            50%    49%    53%    50%    40%    50%    45%    83%    50%
Unfavorable          29     33     36     36     48     34     41      9     18
Hvn't hrd enough     21     15     10     13     11     14     13      8     30
REFUSED               -      3      1      1      1      2      1      1      2
 
 
22. Is your opinion of Bernie Sanders favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            35%    12%    59%    39%    36%    34%    41%    32%
Unfavorable          28     52      6     25     36     22     33     26
Hvn't hrd enough     36     35     34     35     27     44     25     41
REFUSED               1      2      -      1      1      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            47%    35%    35%    27%    34%    34%    34%    40%    43%
Unfavorable          15     24     36     32     41     26     33     10     14
Hvn't hrd enough     37     40     28     39     24     40     33     48     41
REFUSED               1      -      -      2      1      -      1      2      2
 
 
23. Is your opinion of Carly Fiorina favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about her?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            39%    67%    14%    36%    42%    36%    46%    36%
Unfavorable          21      8     40     16     22     20     25     19
Hvn't hrd enough     40     25     46     47     36     44     29     45
REFUSED               -      -      -      1      -      -      1      -
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Favorable            24%    32%    47%    47%    46%    41%    43%    17%    25%
Unfavorable          20     22     22     19     21     21     21     25     21
Hvn't hrd enough     56     45     31     34     33     38     36     58     53
REFUSED               -      1      -      -      -      1      -      -      -
 
 
24. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Chris Christie favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            36%    59%    16%    34%    38%    33%    39%    34%
Unfavorable          42     25     57     43     45     39     49     39
Hvn't hrd enough     21     14     25     21     15     26     12     26
REFUSED               1      1      2      1      1      1      -      2
 
 
25. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Ted Cruz favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            29%    60%     6%    25%    36%    24%    24%    31%
Unfavorable          39     17     66     35     42     36     54     33
Hvn't hrd enough     31     22     28     38     21     39     21     35
REFUSED               1      1      -      2      1      -      1      1
 
 
26. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Jim Gilmore favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable             5%     8%     2%     4%     6%     4%     4%     5%
Unfavorable          12     13     15      7     14     11     14     12
Hvn't hrd enough     82     78     81     89     80     84     82     82
REFUSED               1      -      2      1      -      1      1      1
 
 
27. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Lindsey Graham favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            16%    24%     7%    18%    17%    15%    20%    14%
Unfavorable          40     37     48     39     47     33     41     39
Hvn't hrd enough     44     38     45     42     35     52     38     47
REFUSED               1      -      1      1      1      -      1      -
 
 
28. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Mike Huckabee favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            35%    62%    12%    30%    36%    34%    34%    35%
Unfavorable          41     26     55     47     42     41     54     36
Hvn't hrd enough     22     11     32     21     20     24     11     27
REFUSED               1      1      1      2      2      1      1      2
 
 
29. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Bobby Jindal favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            21%    37%     4%    19%    22%    19%    22%    20%
Unfavorable          27     19     44     23     32     22     37     21
Hvn't hrd enough     52     44     52     57     45     58     40     59
REFUSED               -      -      -      1      1      -      -      1
 
 
30. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of John Kasich favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            27%    43%    11%    27%    31%    22%    34%    22%
Unfavorable          15      9     20     16     17     13     17     15
Hvn't hrd enough     57     48     68     56     51     64     47     63
REFUSED               1      -      -      1      1      -      1      -
 
 
31. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of George Pataki favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            11%    14%     9%    11%    11%    11%    15%     9%
Unfavorable          30     34     27     28     35     25     33     29
Hvn't hrd enough     58     52     63     61     53     64     51     62
REFUSED               1      -      2      1      1      1      1      1
 
 
32. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Rand Paul favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            30%    40%    11%    28%    42%    19%    33%    28%
Unfavorable          43     38     58     39     36     49     46     42
Hvn't hrd enough     26     21     30     30     21     31     19     29
REFUSED               1      -      1      2      1      1      2      -
 
 
33. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Marco Rubio favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            38%    66%    14%    32%    42%    35%    44%    35%
Unfavorable          28      9     51     26     33     24     31     26
Hvn't hrd enough     33     25     34     41     25     40     24     38
REFUSED               -      -      1      1      -      1      1      -
 
 
34. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Rick Santorum favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            25%    43%     6%    21%    26%    24%    25%    25%
Unfavorable          38     24     56     41     42     33     52     30
Hvn't hrd enough     36     32     38     36     31     41     22     45
REFUSED               1      1      -      1      1      1      1      1
 
 
36. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Lincoln Chafee favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable             2%     1%     5%     2%     4%     1%     4%     1%
Unfavorable          13     19      9     10     18      9     13     14
Hvn't hrd enough     83     78     85     87     77     88     82     84
REFUSED               1      1      1      1      1      1      -      1
 
 
37. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Larry Lessig favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable             2%     3%     2%     3%     3%     1%     3%     2%
Unfavorable           8      9     10      4     10      7      6      9
Hvn't hrd enough     89     89     87     92     86     91     90     88
REFUSED               1      -      1      1      1      1      2      -
 
 
38. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Martin O'Malley favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable            10%     3%    19%    10%    11%     8%    12%     8%
Unfavorable          19     26     18     15     22     17     21     19
Hvn't hrd enough     70     71     61     74     66     73     67     72
REFUSED               1      1      2      1      -      2      1      1
 
 
39. (Split Sample) Is your opinion of Jim Webb favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Favorable             8%     5%    10%     9%    11%     5%    11%     6%
Unfavorable          11     14     12      8     11     11     15     10
Hvn't hrd enough     80     80     77     83     77     83     73     83
REFUSED               1      1      1      1      1      1      -      1
 
 
40. Thinking about Wednesday's Republican presidential primary debate on CNN between Bush, Carson, Christie, Cruz, Fiorina, Huckabee, Kasich, Paul, Rubio, Trump and Walker; which candidate do you think did the best job, or won, the debate?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG   Watched
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No     Debate q42
 
Fiorina              28%    39%    23%    25%    28%    28%    36%    24%    43%
Trump                11     10      6     13     14      9      7     13     13
Rubio                 6      9      3      6      6      5      6      5      9
Bush                  5      5      4      6      5      5      3      5      5
Carson                3      2      4      4      3      4      3      4      5
Christie              3      3      4      1      2      3      3      2      4
Kasich                2      1      3      2      2      1      4      1      3
Paul                  2      -      3      1      3      1      2      2      3
Huckabee              1      2      2      -      1      2      -      2      2
Cruz                  1      3      -      1      1      1      1      1      2
Walker                1      1      1      1      1      -      -      1      1
DK/NA                38     25     47     40     34     42     36     39     11
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Fiorina              18%    24%    32%    35%    31%    30%    30%    26%    16%
Trump                12     11     11     10     12      9     10      7     15
Carson                7      4      1      3      3      3      3      9      2
Bush                  6      5      4      4      4      5      4      4      8
Rubio                 4      4      7      7      7      6      6      2      6
Kasich                3      1      2      2      3      1      2      3      1
Paul                  2      3      1      1      3      1      2      2      -
Huckabee              2      1      1      1      1      1      1      -      2
Christie              1      3      3      2      2      4      3      1      -
Walker                1      1      -      -      1      -      1      1      2
Cruz                  -      2      1      1      1      2      1      2      1
DK/NA                47     41     36     32     32     40     36     44     47
 
 
41. And who do you think did the worst job, or lost, the debate?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG   Watched
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No     Debate q42
 
Trump                20%    22%    21%    18%    17%    21%    21%    19%    27%
Paul                  7     14      2      7      8      7      7      8     12
Bush                  6      4      6      7      8      4      6      6      9
Walker                5      6      5      6      6      4      9      4      8
Huckabee              4      3      3      4      3      4      5      3      6
Cruz                  3      3      4      2      4      2      3      2      4
Fiorina               2      1      5      1      2      2      2      2      4
Christie              2      1      1      4      3      1      2      2      3
Kasich                2      4      1      1      2      2      3      1      3
Carson                1      2      2      1      1      1      2      1      2
Rubio                 1      -      1      -      1      -      -      1      1
DK/NA                47     40     49     49     45     49     41     49     22
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Trump                19%    19%    19%    23%    17%    20%    19%    21%    26%
Huckabee              8      3      3      3      3      4      4      5      3
Paul                  6      5      9      9      9      9      9      1      4
Bush                  5      7      6      3      7      4      5      9      5
Christie              3      4      1      2      2      2      2      1      -
Walker                3      6      6      5      6      4      5      5      7
Kasich                3      2      3      1      3      2      2      1      -
Carson                2      1      2      1      2      2      2      1      -
Cruz                  2      4      2      3      4      2      3      1      5
Fiorina               2      2      3      2      3      3      3      3      1
Rubio                 -      -      1      1      1      -      -      -      2
DK/NA                48     47     46     46     44     48     46     53     48
 
 
42. Did you watch this debate?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  60%    71%    53%    55%    62%    57%    66%    57%
No                   40     28     46     43     36     42     34     42
DK/NA                 1      -      1      2      1      1      -      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  55%    54%    61%    65%    64%    59%    61%    55%    49%
No                   44     44     38     34     35     40     38     43     48
DK/NA                 1      1      1      1      1      1      1      2      3
 
 
50. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  32%     7%    69%    26%    26%    38%    28%    34%
No                   63     93     22     68     70     56     68     60
DK/NA                 5      -      8      6      4      5      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  37%    29%    33%    34%    19%    32%    26%    57%    59%
No                   61     66     62     61     77     63     70     34     34
DK/NA                 3      5      5      5      3      5      4      9      8
 
 
51. Would you say that - Donald Trump is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  35%    55%    12%    36%    41%    30%    28%    38%
No                   57     38     82     56     52     62     67     53
DK/NA                 8      7      6      9      7      8      5      9
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  22%    35%    39%    42%    45%    34%    39%    15%    24%
No                   74     56     55     48     47     60     54     74     70
DK/NA                 4      9      6     10      8      6      7     11      7
 
 
52. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Joe Biden is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  62%    40%    87%    63%    60%    64%    67%    60%
No                   27     52      7     21     31     23     28     25
DK/NA                11      8      6     16      9     14      5     14
 
 
53. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Jeb Bush is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  55%    76%    38%    55%    60%    51%    59%    53%
No                   36     19     52     36     33     39     35     37
DK/NA                 9      5     10      9      6     10      6     10
 
 
54. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Bernie Sanders is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  47%    33%    61%    56%    55%    39%    57%    43%
No                   24     36      8     25     26     23     21     26
DK/NA                28     30     31     19     19     38     22     31
 
 
55. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Ben Carson is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  63%    81%    45%    60%    67%    60%    66%    61%
No                   12      4     18     13     13     11     17      9
DK/NA                25     14     37     27     21     29     17     29
 
 
56. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Carly Fiorina is honest and trustworthy or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  44%    71%    24%    45%    44%    45%    43%    45%
No                   23     11     35     18     27     19     27     21
DK/NA                33     18     41     37     28     36     30     35
 
 
57. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  55%    28%    90%    53%    46%    63%    57%    54%
No                   43     72      8     44     52     35     43     43
DK/NA                 2      1      2      3      2      1      1      2
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  66%    59%    53%    46%    39%    58%    49%    81%    74%
No                   30     41     46     52     59     41     50     17     22
DK/NA                 3      -      2      2      2      1      1      2      4
 
 
58. Would you say that - Donald Trump has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  58%    80%    34%    60%    64%    54%    60%    58%
No                   39     19     63     37     33     44     39     39
DK/NA                 3      2      3      3      3      3      1      3
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  54%    63%    60%    53%    68%    58%    63%    46%    35%
No                   44     36     37     42     29     39     34     52     62
DK/NA                 2      1      3      5      3      3      3      2      4
 
 
59. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Joe Biden has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  54%    31%    82%    60%    53%    55%    57%    52%
No                   37     64     10     29     41     34     38     37
DK/NA                 9      5      8     10      6     11      4     11
 
 
60. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Jeb Bush has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  52%    64%    39%    58%    56%    48%    61%    48%
No                   38     31     43     36     34     40     31     40
DK/NA                10      5     17      6     10     11      8     12
 
 
61. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Bernie Sanders has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  45%    29%    61%    51%    46%    45%    46%    46%
No                   29     43     15     27     35     25     31     28
DK/NA                25     28     24     21     20     30     23     26
 
 
62. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Ben Carson has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  48%    63%    26%    47%    50%    45%    39%    52%
No                   28     21     38     28     31     26     36     24
DK/NA                24     16     36     24     18     29     25     24
 
 
63. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Carly Fiorina has strong leadership qualities or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  52%    78%    30%    49%    54%    51%    55%    51%
No                   25     10     44     22     24     26     26     24
DK/NA                23     12     26     29     22     24     19     25
 
 
64. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  43%    15%    82%    39%    35%    50%    43%    43%
No                   53     84     14     54     61     46     55     52
DK/NA                 4      1      4      7      3      5      3      5
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  47%    46%    42%    38%    28%    43%    36%    76%    66%
No                   48     52     55     55     69     53     61     19     25
DK/NA                 5      2      3      7      3      4      4      5      8
 
 
65. Would you say that - Donald Trump cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  34%    57%     9%    35%    36%    32%    32%    35%
No                   61     39     87     58     57     63     65     59
DK/NA                 5      5      4      8      6      4      3      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  23%    32%    39%    39%    41%    38%    39%     9%    19%
No                   71     67     55     53     53     57     55     87     74
DK/NA                 5      2      6      8      6      5      5      4      7
 
 
66. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Joe Biden cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  61%    34%    90%    64%    58%    64%    64%    60%
No                   32     55      7     31     37     29     32     33
DK/NA                 6     11      3      4      5      7      4      8
 
 
67. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Jeb Bush cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  47%    63%    33%    46%    48%    47%    55%    43%
No                   46     30     61     48     47     46     40     50
DK/NA                 6      6      6      6      6      7      5      7
 
 
68. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Bernie Sanders cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  48%    27%    68%    54%    50%    46%    56%    44%
No                   31     54      7     26     33     29     31     31
DK/NA                21     19     25     20     17     25     13     24
 
 
69. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Ben Carson cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  56%    79%    34%    62%    64%    49%    65%    52%
No                   21      6     36     17     22     21     20     21
DK/NA                23     14     30     22     14     30     16     27
 
 
70. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Carly Fiorina cares about the needs and problems of people like you or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  46%    70%    25%    40%    45%    47%    51%    44%
No                   29     10     50     30     33     26     34     27
DK/NA                25     19     25     29     23     27     15     29
 
 
71. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton has the right kind of temperament and personality to handle an international crisis as President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  49%    17%    87%    50%    42%    55%    55%    47%
No                   48     82      8     46     55     41     44     50
DK/NA                 3      1      5      4      3      3      2      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  58%    53%    48%    41%    36%    49%    43%    79%    66%
No                   37     45     50     55     61     48     54     16     30
DK/NA                 5      1      3      3      3      3      3      6      3
 
 
72. Would you say that - Donald Trump has the right kind of temperament and personality to handle an international crisis as President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  28%    45%     8%    29%    34%    23%    21%    31%
No                   67     48     90     66     61     72     75     63
DK/NA                 5      7      2      6      5      5      4      6
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  21%    29%    30%    28%    36%    25%    30%    17%    18%
No                   76     67     66     63     58     69     64     82     76
DK/NA                 3      4      4      9      6      6      6      1      6
 
 
73. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Joe Biden has the right kind of temperament and personality to handle an international crisis as President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  57%    37%    86%    57%    55%    59%    60%    56%
No                   35     58      9     33     38     32     34     35
DK/NA                 8      5      5      9      7      9      6      9
 
 
74. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Jeb Bush has the right kind of temperament and personality to handle an international crisis as President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  58%    76%    38%    66%    60%    57%    61%    58%
No                   32     19     52     22     32     32     29     32
DK/NA                10      5      9     11      9     11     10     10
 
 
75. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Bernie Sanders has the right kind of temperament and personality to handle an international crisis as President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  40%    18%    59%    47%    40%    41%    42%    39%
No                   36     58     15     33     43     30     35     36
DK/NA                24     23     26     20     18     30     23     24
 
 
76. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Ben Carson has the right kind of temperament and personality to handle an international crisis as President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  50%    68%    32%    55%    52%    49%    56%    48%
No                   24     16     30     20     29     19     21     25
DK/NA                26     16     38     25     19     32     24     27
 
 
77. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Carly Fiorina has the right kind of temperament and personality to handle an international crisis as President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  45%    70%    21%    44%    52%    39%    55%    40%
No                   27     16     40     24     28     26     24     28
DK/NA                28     15     39     31     20     35     21     32
 
 
78. Would you say that - Hillary Clinton has the right kind of experience to be President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  63%    37%    93%    67%    57%    69%    66%    62%
No                   36     63      6     31     42     30     33     37
DK/NA                 1      -      1      2      1      1      1      1
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  80%    68%    58%    52%    52%    64%    58%    90%    77%
No                   19     32     40     47     48     35     41      9     21
DK/NA                 1      -      2      1      1      1      1      1      2
 
 
79. Would you say that - Donald Trump has the right kind of experience to be President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  31%    52%    10%    30%    37%    26%    28%    33%
No                   66     45     88     66     60     71     70     64
DK/NA                 3      3      2      4      3      3      2      4
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
Yes                  24%    32%    33%    33%    41%    31%    36%    11%    19%
No                   74     66     63     62     56     66     61     89     78
DK/NA                 2      1      3      5      3      4      3      -      3
 
 
80. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Joe Biden has the right kind of experience to be President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  75%    58%    95%    83%    74%    76%    85%    70%
No                   22     40      4     15     23     22     14     26
DK/NA                 3      2      2      3      3      2      -      4
 
 
81. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Jeb Bush has the right kind of experience to be President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  67%    78%    57%    66%    72%    63%    73%    65%
No                   27     18     37     30     24     30     23     29
DK/NA                 5      4      6      4      4      7      4      6
 
 
82. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Bernie Sanders has the right kind of experience to be President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  41%    22%    58%    44%    40%    42%    44%    40%
No                   39     59     19     41     46     34     41     38
DK/NA                20     19     23     15     14     24     15     22
 
 
83. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Ben Carson has the right kind of experience to be President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  36%    56%    16%    33%    41%    32%    31%    39%
No                   41     27     52     47     43     39     52     36
DK/NA                23     17     31     20     16     29     17     26
 
 
84. (Split Sample) Would you say that - Carly Fiorina has the right kind of experience to be President, or not?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
Yes                  39%    66%    15%    33%    38%    39%    42%    38%
No                   39     26     52     40     46     33     41     39
DK/NA                22      8     33     27     16     28     18     24
 
 
85. If you had to choose, which type of experience do you think would better help a candidate serve effectively as president; someone who has experience in Washington or someone who is a Washington outsider?
                                                               COLLEGE DEG
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Yes    No
 
DC experience        46%    23%    81%    40%    41%    51%    50%    44%
DC outsider          48     72     15     52     54     42     45     49
DK/NA                 6      4      5      8      5      8      5      7
 
                     AGE IN YRS..............    WHITE.....
                     18-34  35-49  50-64  65+    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk    Hsp
 
DC experience        54%    51%    44%    41%    37%    44%    41%    71%    66%
DC outsider          39     47     50     49     59     48     53     23     29
DK/NA                 7      1      7     10      3      8      6      7      5
 

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