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Record number of Americans dislike Hillary Clinton: Poll

However, Clinton\'s image is as bad as that of Trump among registered voters, the poll found.

Published: 01st September 2016 09:41 AM  |   Last Updated: 01st September 2016 09:41 AM   |  A+A-

By IANS

WASHINGTON: US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's image is at its record low with Americans in her 25-year national public life, according to a new poll.

According to the Washington Post/ABC News poll on Wednesday, 56 per cent of Americans now hold unfavorable views of Clinton with 41 percent regarding the former secretary of state with favorable views, Xinhua news agency reported. 

The previous low watermark for Clinton's unfavorability rate was 55 per cent in June's version of the poll.

Meanwhile, the poll on Wednesday found that Clinton's Republican counterpart Donald Trump continued to be more unpopular of the two presidential nominees, with 63 per cent having an unfavorable opinion of him.

However, Clinton's image is as bad as that of Trump among registered voters, the poll found.

Only 38 per cent of registered US voters view Clinton positively while 59 per cent say they dislike her, compared to the 37/60 split for Trump.

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