Who do you think would do a better job improving the economy and creating jobs?
  Clinton Trump Other Not sure
Total 42% 40% 9% 9%
Men 35 48 12 5
Women 49 33 6 12
Democrats 84 6 4 6
Republicans 5 77 11 7
Independents/Other 29 45 13 13
18-34 39 36 14 11
35-49 44 39 9 8
50-64 42 44 7 7
65+ 41 40 8 11
Under $50,000 46 31 9 14
$50,000 and over 39 45 10 6
Hennepin/Ramsey counties 57 32 7 4
Rest of Twin Cities suburbs 33 42 13 12
Rest of state 36 45 8 11
Clinton voters 89 0 5 6
Trump voters 0 95 3 2
Johnson/Stein/Undecided voters 16 22 31 31
Who do you think would do a better job handling ISIS and global terrorism?
  Clinton Trump Other Not sure
Total 46% 41% 6% 7%
Men 42 48 4 6
Women 49 35 8 8
Democrats 84 6 5 5
Republicans 7 82 5 6
Independents/Other 39 44 9 8
18-34 44 30 18 8
35-49 46 43 4 7
50-64 45 47 3 5
65+ 48 36 7 9
Under $50,000 48 25 13 14
$50,000 and over 45 50 2 3
Hennepin/Ramsey counties 58 35 1 6
Rest of Twin Cities suburbs 42 44 9 5
Rest of state 40 44 7 9
Clinton voters 90 0 5 5
Trump voters 0 96 2 2
Johnson/Stein/Undecided voters 36 25 17 22
Who do you think would do a better job handling foreign policy?
  Clinton Trump Other Not sure
Total 49% 35% 10% 6%
Men 42 44 9 5
Women 55 27 11 7
Democrats 88 3 8 1
Republicans 9 73 11 7
Independents/Other 40 37 12 11
18-34 56 17 18 9
35-49 49 38 9 4
50-64 47 42 7 4
65+ 49 31 9 11
Under $50,000 54 27 10 9
$50,000 and over 46 40 10 4
Hennepin/Ramsey counties 62 28 7 3
Rest of Twin Cities suburbs 42 40 13 5
Rest of state 43 38 10 9
Clinton voters 93 0 5 2
Trump voters 3 88 7 2
Johnson/Stein/Undecided voters 38 9 29 24
Who do you think better understands the needs of average Americans?
  Clinton Trump Other Not sure
Total 44% 34% 15% 7%
Men 37 39 17 7
Women 50 30 13 7
Democrats 82 1 10 7
Republicans 7 71 14 8
Independents/Other 34 38 23 5
18-34 40 31 24 5
35-49 47 29 17 7
50-64 39 39 13 9
65+ 51 35 9 5
Under $50,000 56 27 15 2
$50,000 and over 36 38 16 10
Hennepin/Ramsey counties 62 21 10 7
Rest of Twin Cities suburbs 37 39 18 6
Rest of state 35 40 17 8
Clinton voters 84 0 12 4
Trump voters 2 87 10 1
Johnson/Stein/Undecided voters 34 6 33 27
DEMOGRAPHICS
  # of respondents      
In terms of your political party identification, do you generally consider yourself DFL or Democrat, Republican or an independent?
DFL/Democrat 230 37%    
Republican 184 29%    
Independent/Other 211 34%    
In the last presidential election, did you vote for Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney?
Obama 305 49%    
Romney 265 42%    
Did Not Vote 55 9%    
AGE:
18-34 87 15%    
35-49 208 33%    
50-64 203 32%    
65+ 125 20%    
Refused 2 -    
INCOME:
<$25,000 94 (15%)    
$25,000-$49,999 90 (14%)    
$50,000-$74,999 104 (17%)    
$75,000-$99,999 86 (14%)    
$100,000+ 118 (19%)    
Refused 133 (21%)    
GENDER:
Male 306 (49%)    
Female 319 (51%)    
REGION:
Hennepin/Ramsey 200 (32%)    
Rest of Suburbs 180 (29%)    
Rest of State 245 (39%)    
Source: Star Tribune Minnesota Poll, Sept. 12-14, 2016; 625 Minnesota likely voters; +/-4.0 margin of error.