Poll: Slight majority think Donald Trump would be a bad president
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A slight majority of voters think that Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGingrich: Trump ‘mishandled’ Rosenstein memo on Comey Trump to gift Macron framed upholstery: report Former presidents, first ladies come together to honor Barbara Bush MORE would be a bad president, according to a new Pew Research Center poll released Wednesday. 

Fifty-two percent of voters said the business mogul would make a poor or terrible president, with 38 percent saying they think he would be terrible in the role. Thirty-one percent said that he would either be good or great, while just 12 percent said he would be average.

The poll also found that voters don’t think highly of the 2016 field in general. Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFormer presidents, first ladies come together to honor Barbara Bush Romney: Parts of Comey book read 'too much like a novel’ Collins: Comey should have waited to release his memoir MORE leads all the candidates when it comes to favorable ratings, with 35 percent saying she will make a good or great president.

Forty-four percent said the former secretary of state would be poor or terrible as commander in chief.

In terms of the percentage of voters who think a candidate would make a good or great president, Trump and Clinton were followed by Democratric candidate Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSanders ally pushes Dems on cutting superdelegates Sanders: ‘Trump's agenda is dead’ if Democrats win back majority Hannity snaps back at 'Crybaby' Todd: 'Only conservatives have to disclose relationships?' MORE, at 30 percent, and Republican candidates Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzCruz's Dem challenger slams Time piece praising Trump Race for Republican Speaker rare chance to unify party for election 32 male senators back Senate women's calls to change harassment rules MORE, at 28 percent; Ben Carson, at 26 percent; Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioGOP Senate candidates trade barbs in brutal Indiana primary Students gather outside White House after walkout to protest gun violence Overnight Energy: Senate confirms Bridenstine as NASA chief | Watchdog probes Pruitt’s use of security detail | Emails shine light on EPA science policy changes MORE, at 24 percent; Chris Christie, at 19 percent; Jeb Bush, at 17 percent; and John Kasich, at 13 percent.

Most candidates received mixed reviews. Thirty-five percent said Sanders would be poor or terrible as president, and 22 percent thought he would be average.

Cruz has a similar split, with 31 percent saying he would be poor or terrible and 28 percent saying he would be average. Respondents were also divided on Rubio, with a third of voters saying he would be average and 28 percent saying he would be poor or terrible.

The poll surveyed 2,009 adults, 1,525 of whom are registered voters, from Jan. 7 to 14. It has a margin of error of 2.5 percent.