Poll: Half would be disappointed with Clinton, Trump match-up

Half of Americans are underwhelmed by both Donald TrumpDonald TrumpMcAuliffe takes tougher stance on Democrats in Washington Democrats troll Trump over Virginia governor's race Tom Glavine, Ric Flair, Doug Flutie to join Trump for Herschel Walker event MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump criticizes Justice for restoring McCabe's benefits Biden sends 'best wishes' to Clinton following hospitalization The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Altria - Jan. 6 panel flexes its muscle MORE as potential presidential nominees, according to a new poll.

Fifty percent would be “disappointed or even angry” if Trump becomes the GOP standard-bearer in The Associated Press/GfK survey released Tuesday.


The same amount would react similarly if Clinton is the Democratic nominee.

Sixty three percent said they would never vote for Trump, while 50 percent made that pledge for Clinton.

Twenty percent would want a third-party candidate if Clinton and Trump become their party’s nominees.

Pollsters also found that nearly 70 percent view Trump unfavorably, while 55 percent have similar views on Clinton.

Clinton’s Democratic primary rival, Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersPressure grows for breakthrough in Biden agenda talks Sanders, Manchin escalate fight over .5T spending bill Sanders blames media for Americans not knowing details of Biden spending plan MORE (I-Vt.), receives higher favorability ratings despite trailing her in both delegates and voter support.

Forty eight percent view Sanders favorably, pollsters said, while 39 percent view him unfavorably.

Americans are less enthusiastic about Trump’s competition on the Republican side, however.

Nearly 60 percent view Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzThe CDC's Title 42 order fuels racism and undermines public health Ocasio-Cortez goes indoor skydiving for her birthday GOP rallies around Manchin, Sinema MORE (R-Texas) unfavorably, while 31 percent say the same about Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio).

Thirty four percent view Kasich favorably, but another 34 percent feel they lack the knowledge for forming an opinion of him.

AP/GfK surveyed 1,076 adult Americans online from March 31-April 4. The poll has a 3.3 percent margin of error.