Polls prove Trump and Clinton’s 'unpopularity'

A combination photo shows U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) in Los Angeles, California on May 5, 2016 and in Eugene, Oregon, U.S. on May 6, 2016 respectively. (Reuters)

Front-runner candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are proven to be very unpopular amongst registered voters, according to the recent New York Times/CBS poll.

1,109 registered voters took part in the national poll, which was implemented through cellphones and landlines on May 13-17.
The polls showed that 64% of registered voters responded “No” when asked if Clinton and Trump are “Honest and trustworthy.”

While two thirds of the voters stated that they do not share the same values as Trump, 37% said the former Secretary of State did share mutual values.

70% of the voters said the multi-billionaire does not hold the ‘right temperament, whereas 48% said Clinton held the ‘right temperament’

Both candidates showed ‘unfavorable’ amongst the registered voters, with 55% for Trump and 52% for Clinton.

Nevertheless, Trump received 50% in “strong qualities of leadership” while Clinton received 54%.

55% of the Republican voters and 80% of Democrats said they are “mostly hopeful” about their party’s future.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 13:58 - GMT 10:58
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