Poll: Nearly half of voters 'scared' about Trump
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Tucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Trump on Confederate flag: 'It's freedom of speech' MORE clinching the title of presumptive Republican presidential nominee has provoked more fear than hope across the country, according to an NBC News/Survey Monkey poll of voters released Tuesday.
Nearly half of respondents, 47 percent, said they were "scared" now that Trump is the presumptive GOP nominee, while 26 percent said they were "hopeful."
Twenty-one percent said they were angry, 14 percent said they were excited and 16 percent were surprised.
More than a third of voters, 35 percent, reported being "scared" if Clinton were to win the Democratic nomination, while 29 percent would be hopeful, 22 percent would be angry, 16 percent would be excited and 7 percent would be surprised.
Clinton leads Trump by just 5 points, 49 to 44 percent, in a hypothetical general election match-up. Democratic hopeful Bernie SandersBernie SandersJoe Biden wins New Jersey primary Biden wins Delaware primary Military madness in the age of COVID-19 MORE, who has vowed to fight until the party's national convention in July, leads Trump by 13 points, 53 to 40 percent.
The online survey of 12,714 adults, including 11,089 registered voters, was conducted May 2–8 with a margin of error of 1.3 points for registered voters.