Sunday, July 17, 2016

Hillary and Trump now tied in Virginia, July 6-10, 2016, Hampton University poll. Hillary drops 10 points from Feb. 2016, Trump holds steady. Trump better for economy than Hillary by 5.6 points. 80% Virginians very concerned about illegal immigration, say laws aren't being enforced and should be. 58% favor increased regulation on legal immigration

July 2016, Hampton University Virginia poll: 

39. 2 Trump
38.8 Hillary


Feb. 2016

Hillary 48
Trump 39 


July, Q12, Which candidate has a better plan for our economy?

Trump 46.9
Hillary 41.3


July 6-10, 2016, 805 likely voters, error margin 4.6%, 61% cell phone, 39 land line. D 43.4, R 42.9, I 8.5, Male 54.2, Female 45.8. Race: White 71, Black 18.8, Hispanic 4.7, Other 2.7

7/15/2016, "HU Poll: Presidential Candidates in a Statistical Dead Heat among Virginians," Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia

"If the Presidential election were held today the presumptive nominees running for President would be locked in a statistical dead heat with Virginia voters. That’s the statistical word from the prestigious Hampton University Center for Public Policy Statewide Survey of 805 likely voters. 

If the election were held today, 39.2% of Virginians say they would vote for Republican Donald Trump and 38.8% of Virginians say they would vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton. 

Q4. If the election were held today, for whom would you vote: 

Donald Trump (R) 39.2
Hillary Clinton (D) 38.8
Don't know 22

Q12. "Which presidential candidate do you think has a better plan for our country's economy? Trump +5.6:

Trump 46.9
Hillary 41.3
...On the topic of immigration, Virginians voiced great concern over current immigration practices in the country. While there are regulations in place, many believe the enforcement of those regulations are lacking and 80.2% favor actual enforcement of rules and regulations that prevent and stop illegal immigration into the United States....

Nearly 60% (57.7%) of those surveyed want an increase in regulations for individuals wanting to legally immigrate into the U.S."...
Q19. Currently, many regulations are in place regarding how to immigrate legally to the United States. Do you favor or oppose enforcing those regulations to prevent illegal immigration into the U.S.?
Favor 80.2%
Oppose 12.9%
Don't know/Refused 6.9%
TOTAL 100%

Q20. Would you prefer that there be decreased or increased regulations regarding legal immigration into the U.S.?
Decreased 24.3%
Increased 57.7%
Don't know/Refused 18%
TOTAL 100%

...And with only four months before the General Election in November, Hillary Clinton still struggles with gaining the trust of Virginians with 64 % of those surveyed responding that she is not trustworthy. That number is up significantly from 56% in February. Virginians do not trust Trump either with 58% of the respondents saying they do not believe he is trustworthy, but the level of trust is down from 68% in February.

The poll was conducted by the Hampton University Center for Public Policy (CPP) from July 6-July 10, 2016 and included 805 registered voters who said they were “likely” to vote on November 8, 2016 in the Virginia General Election.
The HU Center for Public Policy is an objective, non-partisan source for information and solutions on a variety of topics. Along with HU’s mission of education and service, the Center for Public Policy stands to serve as the pulse of the people of Virginia.  For top line results, the executive summary and more information on the Hampton University Center for Public Policy call 757-727-5426 or visit"
Click here to read the Executive Summary
Click here to view the Topline Results



Exec. Summary says "500 likely voters" in headline, but 805 likely voters in narrative:

"A Survey of 500 Likely Voters-Virginia, Statewide-July 6-10, 2016"

"The poll was conducted by the Hampton University Center for Public Policy (CPP) from July 6- July 10, 2016 and included 805 registered voters who said they were "likely" to vote on November 8, 2016 in the Virginia General Election."...


Hillary was approximately 10 points higher at 48 in Feb. 2016, now is 38.8. Trump has same score of 39 in both Feb. and July:

Feb. 2016 Hampton University Virginia poll: Hillary 48, Trump 39: "When asked if the election for President were held today, in a head-to-head matchup between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, Virginians chose Clinton (48%) over Trump (39%) by 11 points."


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