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 TrumpO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump Right way and wrong way Five things to know about the elephant trophies controversy 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 ClintonO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Pelosi blasts California Republicans for supporting tax bill 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) SandersDe Blasio headed to Iowa to speak at political fundraiser Yes, spills happen — but pipelines are still the safest way to move oil Why sexual harassment discussions include lawmakers talking about Bill Clinton’s past MORE, at 30 percent, and Republican candidates Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzTexas Republicans slam White House over disaster relief request Dem rep: Trump disaster aid request is 'how you let America down again' Moore endorsements disappear from campaign website MORE, at 28 percent; Ben Carson, at 26 percent; Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioCongress faces growing health care crisis in Puerto Rico The Hill's 12:30 Report Colbert mocks Trump for sipping water during speech on Asia trip 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.