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WBUR Poll Puts Trump, Clinton in Virtual Tie in New Hampshire

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By    |   Wednesday, 18 May 2016 07:19 AM

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are in a virtual tie in New Hampshire for this fall's general election, but according to a WBUR poll released Wednesday, neither candidate has high favorability ratings in the state.

The Boston NPR station's poll of  501 likely voters, surveyed by phone from May 12-15, reveals:
  • Clinton, 44 percent;
  • Trump, 42 percent;
  • Clinton's favorability, 35-58 percent;
  • Trump's favorability, 33-58 percent;
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, though, marked better ratings:
  • Favorability, 55-34 percent;
  • Over Trump, 54-38 percent.
The poll carried a 4.4 percentage point margin of error, placing Clinton and Trump in a neck-and-neck race for New Hampshire voters.

Trump and Clinton met with mixed results in a series of questions about which attributes describe them:
  • Treats people with respect and dignity: Clinton, 52 percent; Trump, 15 percent; neither, 25 percent; both equally, 5 percent.
  • Keeping consistent on issues: 36 percent, Clinton; 21 percent, Trump; 30 percent, neither; 8 percent, both equally.
  • Honest and trustworthy: 41 percent, neither candidate.
  • Creating jobs: Trump, 48 percent; Clinton, 29 percent;
  • Tough negotiator: 46 percent Trump; 28 percent, Clinton.
  • Improve U.S. world standing: 43 percent, Clinton; 31 percent, Trump.

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are in a virtual tie in New Hampshire for this fall's general election, but according to a WBUR poll released Wednesday, neither candidate has high favorability ratings in the state.
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