2016 US Elections - Second Debate Analysis (October 12)

The Reuters/Ipsos Presidential Debate Special was released today.

The author(s)

  • Chris Jackson Public Affairs, US
  • Clifford Young Country Service Line Leader, Public Affairs, US
  • Julia Clark Marketing & Communications Director, NA
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Debate Special Wrap-Up

Likely voters say that Hillary Clinton won the second presidential debate with 52% saying Clinton did a better job. Among likely voters, 35% say Donald Trump did better, a 12- point bump compared to the first presidential debate.

  • The debate also helped to raise Clinton's favorability among registered voters, now up to 53%. Trump’s favorability dropped 1 point to 42%.

 

The debate also helped increase Clinton's lead among likely voters to 51%, up 7 percentage points.

  • Trump trails Clinton by 11 percentage points with 40% of likely voters supporting him.

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These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted for Thomson Reuters October 9-11, 2016. For the survey, a sample of 1,839 Americans, ages 18+ were interviewed online.

The author(s)

  • Chris Jackson Public Affairs, US
  • Clifford Young Country Service Line Leader, Public Affairs, US
  • Julia Clark Marketing & Communications Director, NA

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