CBS NEWS/NEW YORK TIMES POLL

Five Days to Go: The Race Tightens
October 28 – November 1, 2016
Q1. How much attention have you been able to pay to the 2016 Presidential campaign -- a lot, some, not
much, or no attention so far?

A lot
Some
Not much
No attention so far
Don't know/No answer

** REGISTERED VOTERS **
Total Rep Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
74
78
76
70
19
19
17
20
4
2
4
6
3
*
3
3
*
1
*
*

Oct16b
%
69
23
6
2
*

Q2. How likely is it that you will vote in the 2016 election for President this November -- would you say you will
definitely vote, probably vote, probably not vote, or definitely not vote in the election for President?
Definitely vote
Probably vote
Probably not vote
Definitely not vote
Already Voted (Vol.)
Don't know/No answer

75
6
2
2
14

77
7
1
1
13
1

73
6
2
2
17
1

74
6
3
3
12
*

85
9
2
2
1
1

1

Q3/Q4. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton for
President and Tim Kaine for Vice President, the Democrats, and Donald Trump for President and Mike Pence
for Vice President, the Republicans, would you vote for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine or Donald Trump and
Mike Pence?
ASK IF DEPENDS/DON’T KNOW: Well as of today, do you lean more toward Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine or
more toward Donald Trump and Mike Pence?

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

* LIKELY VOTERS INCLUDING LEANERS *
Total Rep Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
47
8
87
39
44
83
8
46
5
5
1
9
1
1
*
2
4
4
3
4

Oct16b
%
51
40
5
2
3

Q6/Q7. If the 2016 presidential election were being held today and the candidates were Hillary Clinton, the
Democrat, Donald Trump, the Republican, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian, and Jill Stein, the Green Party
candidate, would you vote for Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Gary Johnson or Jill Stein?
IF DEPENDS OR DON’T KNOW: Well as of today, do you lean more toward Hillary Clinton, or more toward
Donald Trump, or more towards Gary Johnson, or more towards Jill Stein?

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

* LIKELY VOTERS INCLUDING LEANERS *
%
%
%
%
45
7
83
38
42
81
7
42
5
4
3
8
4
3
3
6
1
1
*
2
1
1
*
1
3
3
4
3

Oct16b
%
47
38
8
3
2
1
2

Q8. Is your mind made up or do you think you might change your mind before the election?

Mind made up
Might change mind
Don't know/No answer

* LIKELY VOTERS WITH CANDIDATE CHOICE *
Total
Clinton Vtrs Trump Vtrs
%
%
%
92
95
95
8
5
5
*
*
*

Oct16b
%
90
9
1

Q9. Would you describe your support for (Hillary Clinton/Donald Trump/Gary Johnson/Jill Stein) as strongly
favoring (Hillary Clinton/Donald Trump/Gary Johnson/Jill Stein), or do you like (Hillary Clinton/Donald
Trump/Gary Johnson/Jill Stein) but with reservations, or do you support (Hillary Clinton/Donald Trump/Gary
Johnson/Jill Stein) because you dislike the other candidates?

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

Total
%
50
25
24
1

Clinton Vtrs
%
53
28
18
1

Trump Vtrs
%
53
24
23
1

Oct16b
%
49
24
26
1

Q10. Thinking about the 2016 presidential election, overall, would you say you are very enthusiastic,
somewhat enthusiastic, not too enthusiastic, or not enthusiastic at all about voting?
Very enthusiastic
Somewhat enthusiastic
Not too enthusiastic
Not enthusiastic at all
Don't know/No answer

49

51
24

11
15

Q11 – Q50 HELD FOR FUTURE RELEASE

26
10
12

1

Oct16b
43

56
23
20
10
1

27
13
16

1

1

Q51. How much have you heard or read about the recent allegations by a number of women who have claimed
that Donald Trump made unwanted sexual advances against them at various times over the last thirty years –
a lot, some, or not much?

A lot
Some
Not much
Nothing at all (vol.)
Don't know/No answer

** REGISTERED VOTERS **
Total Rep Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
58
54
66
54
28
31
24
30
13
15
9
15
*
*
*
*
*
*
*

Q52. HELD FOR FUTURE RELEASE
Q53. From what you've heard or read, do Donald Trump’s alleged activities involving unwanted sexual
advances against women make you more likely to vote for Donald Trump, less likely to vote for Donald Trump,
or does it make no real difference in your vote?

More likely
Less likely
No difference
Don't know/No answer

**** LIKELY VOTERS ****
Total Rep Dem Ind
%
%
%
%
2
4
1
1
39
15
60
39
59
81
39
59
1
1
*

1

Q54. HELD FOR FUTURE RELEASE
Q55. As you may know, the FBI says it has learned of additional emails that appear to be relevant to the
investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email and server while Secretary of State. The FBI is reviewing these
emails to determine whether or not they contain classified information. How much have you heard or read
about this - – a lot, some, or not much?
A lot
Some
Not much
Nothing at all (vol.)
Don't know/No answer

** REGISTERED VOTERS **
47
52
43
47
34
33
34
34
18
14
22
18
*
*
1
*
2
*

Q56. Do these actions by the FBI make you more likely to vote for Hillary Clinton, less likely to vote for Hillary
Clinton, or does it make no real difference in your vote?
More likely
Less likely
No difference
Don't know/No answer

**** LIKELY VOTERS ****
5
1
11
3
32
57
8
35
62
41
82
62
*
1
Unweighted
1,561

Weighted

Total Respondents
Total Registered Voters

1,333

1,222

440
446
447

384
435
403

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

*

296
338
293

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