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 TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: 'We have a Napoleon in the making' 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 ClintonTrump touts report Warner attempted to talk to dossier author Poll: Nearly half of Iowans wouldn’t vote for Trump in 2020 Rubio on Warner contact with Russian lobbyist: It’s ‘had zero impact on our work’ 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) SandersTrump has declared war on our climate — we won’t let him win Stock slide bites boastful Trump, but rising wages great for GOP Millions should march on DC to defeat Trump Republicans MORE, at 30 percent, and Republican candidates Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSasse statement: Trump nominee who spread conspiracy theories has a ‘tinfoil hat’ Coalition of 44 groups calls for passage of drug pricing bill For the sake of our democracy, politicians must stop bickering MORE, at 28 percent; Ben Carson, at 26 percent; Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioTrump must send Russia powerful message through tougher actions McCain, Coons immigration bill sparks Trump backlash Taking a strong stance to protect election integrity 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.