Washington, May 21: Democrat front-runner and Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump were deemed “extraordinarily unpopular” as they head into their party’s conventions in July, a new poll showed.Also Read - PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee, Adar Poonawalla on Time Magazine's 100 ‘Most Influential People of 2021
According to the joint New York Times and CBS poll released on Friday, nearly two-thirds — 64 percent — of registered voters answered “no” when asked if Trump and Clinton are “honest and trustworthy”, CNN reported. Also Read - Trump Claims He Can Knock Out Joe Biden Within Seconds in Boxing Ring, Twitter Says 'Set it Up' | Watch
Two-thirds of voters also said Trump does not share their values, while only 37 percent of voters said Clinton did share their values.
Seventy percent of registered voters said Trump does not have the right temperament, while only 48 percent said the former secretary of state had the right temperament, the poll found.(ALSO READ:US Presidential Elections 2016: Donald Trump, Hilary Clinton declared Missouri primary winners, a month on). Also Read - Thousands of Terrorists Might Have Been Airlifted Out of Kabul: Trump Slams Biden's Afghan Policy
However, the majority of voters said both Trump (55 percent) and Clinton (54 percent) have “strong qualities of leadership”.
Eighty percent of Democrat voters said they were “mostly hopeful” about the future of their party. More than half — 55 percent — of Republican voters said they are “mostly hopeful” about the future of their party.
The nationwide poll was conducted on smartphones and landlines between May 13-17 with 1,109 registered voters, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.