As Bernie Sanders finds himself under increased pressure from major Democratic figures to quit the presidential primary, he remains more popular among national Democrats than does Hillary Clinton.
Despite an editorial emphasis on a "divided" Republican Party, the significant majority of rank-and-file Republicans like Donald Trump and say it's likely they will vote for him.
Republicans' views of Ted Cruz are now at a new low, with 39% viewing him favorably and 45% unfavorably. This reflects a steep slide in his image over the last couple of weeks. Donald Trump's image is up to +24 among Republicans.
Despite some contentions to the contrary, evidence shows that at this time in the 1980 campaign year, Ronald Reagan's image was significantly more positive than Trump's image is now.
Hillary Clinton drops to her lowest net favorable rating among Democrats since Gallup began tracking her in July. Both Ted Cruz and Donald Trump return to near their all-time lows among Republicans.
Donald Trump is more unpopular than other major candidates with national adults, yet his image among Republicans is better than Cruz's. At times this year, Trump's image has matched Mitt Romney's image in the 2012 election.
Hillary Clinton has reclaimed her role as the best-liked presidential candidate in Democrats' eyes, eclipsing Bernie Sanders.
Hillary Clinton has a more positive image among black Democrats than does Bernie Sanders, while Sanders is better-liked among white and Hispanic Democrats. Many blacks and Hispanics don't know enough about Sanders to rate him.
Democrats are becoming more positive in their views of Bernie Sanders and more negative about Hillary Clinton. The images of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are slipping among Republicans.
Long the underdog candidate in the Democratic presidential nomination contest, Democratic adults who know Bernie Sanders now like him better than Hillary Clinton. Sanders has a net favorable score of +53, compared with Clinton's +49.