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 TrumpBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Trump Jr. declines further Secret Service protection: report Report: Mueller warned Manafort to expect an indictment 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.

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The poll also found that voters don’t think highly of the 2016 field in general. Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax hit by earlier hack | What to know about Kaspersky controversy | Officials review EU-US privacy pact Overnight Tech: Equifax hit by earlier undisclosed hack | Facebook takes heat over Russian ads | Alt-right Twitter rival may lose domain 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) SandersOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Senate passes 0B defense bill Dems fear lasting damage from Clinton-Sanders fight MORE, at 30 percent, and Republican candidates Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Finance: CBO to release limited analysis of ObamaCare repeal bill | DOJ investigates Equifax stock sales | House weighs tougher rules for banks dealing with North Korea GOP state lawmakers meet to plan possible constitutional convention MORE, at 28 percent; Ben Carson, at 26 percent; Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Senate passes 0B defense bill Trump bets base will stick with him on immigration 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.