The September 2016 Colorado Mesa University-Rocky Mountain PBS Poll of Colorado

Key Findings

The September 2016 Colorado Mesa University-Rocky Mountain PBS Poll of Colorado shows that Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump, 44% to 35%, among the state’s likely voters.  Secretary Clinton’s favorable ratings (40%) are higher than Mr. Trump’s (29%); her net favorable rating is minus 14 while Mr. Trump’s net favorability is minus 38. In the U.S. Senate race, Democrat Senator Michael Bennet has a thirteen-point lead over Republican challenger Darryl Glenn, 45% to 32%, among likely voters, although one in five (20%) voters is still undecided. A plurality (41%) of registered voters believes Senator Bennet has done a good enough job to deserve re-election. Greater numbers of registered voters favor Amendment 70 (58%) to raise the state minimum wage, Amendment 71 (52%) to change requirements for constitutional amendments, and Proposition 106 (70%) to allow access to medical aid-in-dying medication. Most registered voters oppose Amendment 69 (56%) to create a statewide healthcare system.