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Questions - Clinton's Loss - December 12-13, 2016

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National Survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters

Conducted December 12-13, 2016
By Rasmussen Reports


1* Which is the most likely reason Hillary Clinton lost the election—the weakness of her candidacy, the strength of her opponent or outside factors beyond her control?


2* (Answered by 387 voters who cite “outside factors” for Hillary Clinton’s loss) Which of these outside factors is the most likely reason for Hillary Clinton’s defeat on Election Day—FBI Director James Comey’s announcement that he was reopening an investigation of her, Russian interference in the U.S. election, the WikiLeaks disclosures, so-called “fake news” or something else?


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence