Voters Skeptical That 2016 Candidates Would Make Good Presidents

Highly polarized reactions to Trump, Clinton becoming president A year before the next president takes office, voters are skeptical that any of the leading 2016 candidates would make a good president. Moreover, of nine candidates included in the survey, far more voters say each would make a “terrible” than “great” president. The latest national survey by the Pew Research Center, conducted Jan. 7-14 among 2,009 adults, including 1,525 registered voters, finds that 35% of voters say that Hillary Clinton would make either a good or great president, with 11% saying she would be great. More voters (44%) say Clinton would be either poor or terrible in the White House; 28% say she would be terrible. About one-in-five (18%) think Clinton would make an average president. Nearly a third (31%) say Donald Trump would be either a good or great president; 11% say he would be great. Roughly half (52%)...

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