The second presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump is scheduled for Sunday night at Washington University in St. Louis.
Before that 90-minute session, the Monday Poll posed the following statements.
Here are the responses from almost 900 readers.
1. Trump lost the first debate and must do better in St. Louis to help his chances of winning in November.
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Strongly agree 62%
Strongly disagree 10%
2. Clinton needs to be more specific about what she really wants to do as president to improve her odds of victory.
Strongly agree 28%
Strongly disagree 9%
3. Here’s a good way to stop both Clinton and Trump from interrupting each other: Turn off their microphones during the other candidate’s response times.
Strongly agree 46%
Strongly disagree 14%
4. Love them or hate them, the debates will help me make up my mind about who should serve as the next president.
Strongly agree 11%
Strongly disagree 50%