Trump vs. Clinton Polls: Clinton Leads in Matchup

Hillary Clinton, matchup, general election, latest, current polling numbers

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in early polling. (Getty)

With the race for both party’s presidential nominees in full swing, there is still a lot that can happen before the nominees are named. As things stand, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the front-runners to win their respective party’s nomination.

While there are plenty of nominating events between now and both party’s conventions, early polling data is available on who would be favored in a general election matchup between Trump and Clinton.

The potential matchup would feature two candidates with high unfavorable ratings among voters. According to Forbes, a recent poll shows Trump with a 59% unfavorable rating while Clinton had a 54% unfavorable rating among voters. Despite her high unfavorable rating, Clinton has the edge over Trump in recent polls.

Here’s a look at the latest Trump and Clinton polls.


RealClear Politics Average

RealClear Politics keeps a running average of the polls featuring potential presidential matchups. The average includes data from six polls. The FOX News poll conducted March 20-22, the Bloomberg poll conducted March 19-22, the Quinnipiac poll conducted March 16-21, the CBS News/New York Times poll conducted March 17-20, the CNN/ORC poll conducted March 17-20 and the Monmouth poll conducted March 17-20.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 50.0
Donald Trump 38.8

FOX News

The FOX News poll was conducted March 20-22. It has a margin of error of 3 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 49
Donald Trump 38

Bloomberg

The Bloomberg poll was conducted March 19-22. It has a margin of error of 3.4 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 54
Donald Trump 36

Quinnipiac

The Quinnipiac poll was conducted March 16-21. It has a margin of error of 2.6 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 46
Donald Trump 40

CBS News/New York Times

The CBS News/New York Times poll was conducted March 17-20. It has a margin of error of 4 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 50
Donald Trump 40

CNN/ORC

The CNN/ORC poll was conducted March 17-20. It has a margin of error of 3 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 53
Donald Trump 41

Monmouth

The Monmouth poll was conducted March 17-20. It has a margin of error of 3.4 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 48
Donald Trump 38


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