Poll Results: Common Interests

November 03, 2016, 7:50 PM UTC

These are the topline results of a YouGov survey of 1000 US adults interviewed October 29-31, 2016. The margin of error is 3.8%.

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Who would you rather see win the presidential election?
Donald Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35%
Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43%
Neither . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%

Thinking about this presidential election, would you say that you share a lot of common interests and concerns with other [men/women], or would you say that gender is not really relevant?
Have a lot of common interests and concerns based on gender . . . . . . . . . 24%
Gender is not really relevant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%

Thinking about this presidential election, would you say that you share a lot of common interests and concerns with other [Democrats/Republicans], or would you say that partisanship is not really relevant?
Asked of those who identify as Democrats or Republicans
Have a lot of common interests and concerns based on party . . . . . . . . . . . 57%
Partisanship is not really relevant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18%

Thinking about this presidential election, would you say that you share a lot of common interests and concerns with other people of your racial or ethnic background, or would you say that race and ethnicity are not really relevant?
Have a lot of common interests and concerns based on race and ethnicity . . . . . . . . . . . . .25%
Race and ethnicity are not really relevant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18%

Thinking about this presidential election, would you say that you share a lot of common interests and concerns with other people who have about the same amount of money as you, or would you say that money is not really relevant?
Have a lot of common interests and concerns based on money . . . . . . . . . .33%
Money is not really relevant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18%

Thinking about this presidential election, would you say that you share a lot of common interests and concerns with other people who are about the same age as you, or would you say that age is not really relevant?
Have a lot of common interests and concerns based on age . . . . . . . . . . . . .29%
Age is not really relevant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%

Thinking about this presidential election, would you say that you share a lot of common interests and concerns with other people who share your religious beliefs, or would you say that religion is not really relevant?
Have a lot of common interests and concerns based on religion . . . . . . . . . 30%
Religion is not really relevant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%

Thinking about this presidential election, would you say that you share a lot of common interests and concerns with other people who live near you, or would you say that the location you live in is not really relevant?
Have a lot of common interests and concerns based on location . . . . . . . . .27%
Location is not really relevant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18%

Which of the following groups do you share the MOST common interests and concerns with? Select up to two.
People of the same gender as you . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
People in the same political party as you . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30%
People of your racial or ethnic background . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%
People who have about the same amount of money as you . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13%
People of the same religion as you . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19%
People in the same age group as you . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24%
People who live near you . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
None of the above . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%