By Mike Lillis - 02/02/13 11:00 AM EST
Forty-three percent of voters view Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump softens rhetoric in pitch to black voters Trump: Democrats are 'the party of slavery' Wasserman Schultz wins primary against Sanders-backed challenger MORE more favorably following her four-year tenure at the State Department, according to a new poll commissioned by The Hill.
The poll shows Clinton boosted her standing among a plurality of voters during her years as the nation’s top diplomat, a position from which she stepped down on Friday.
Clinton, who was replaced by former-Sen. John KerryJohn KerryKerry to media: Scale back terror coverage Top Dem concerned about 'calamitous conditions' in Yemen State: US concerned about missile defense system at Iranian uranium facility MORE (D-Mass.), has not revealed her future plans, but there's rampant speculation that she'll take another shot at the White House in 2016 – an option she has not altogether ruled out.
Since she became Secretary of State in 2009, Clinton travelled nearly 1 million miles to 112 countries, according to the administration.
--View the full poll results here.