Essential Report

US President

Jan 19, 2016

Q. Thinking about the US Presidential election to be held later this year, which of the following candidates would you prefer to be elected?

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote Other

Hillary Clinton

40%

46%

47%

39%

21%

Donald Trump

12%

15%

13%

3%

20%

Bernie Sanders

6%

3%

3%

32%

7%

Ted Cruz

2%

1%

3%

1%

Someone else

8%

7%

8%

4%

17%

Don’t know

32%

28%

27%

23%

34%

40% would prefer Hillary Clinton to be elected US President and 12% prefer Donald Trump. 32% don’t know.

Liberal/National voters and Labor voters have very similar views. 32% of Greens voters prefer Bernie Sanders.

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