Trump leads Clinton in historically bad image ratings

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STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Trump’s poor favorability scores rival Barry Goldwater’s
  • Trump’s high unfavorable score sets new record among candidates
  • Clinton’s image also low historically, just above Goldwater’s

 

PRINCETON, N.J. — Trump and Clinton are currently among the worst-rated presidential candidates of the last seven decades according to Gallup’s long-term “scalometer” trend. In the race to the bottom, however, Trump’s 42% highly unfavorable score easily outpaces Clinton’s 33%. Prior to now, 1964 Republican nominee Barry Goldwater had the highest negative score, with 26% rating him highly unfavorably in October 1964.

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