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QU poll: Presidential candidates unliked by voters

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WFSB) -

Quinnipiac released a new poll showing both presidential candidates are more disliked than liked by voters.

The new poll found 44% of American voters like Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, while 47$ dislike her.

8% said they hate Clinton.

For the Republican nominee Donald Trump, 35% of voters like him and 53% said they dislike him.

10% said they hate Trump.

The poll also showed that Clinton is leading Trump by 10 points.

Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll said the results are proof of a possible landslide win for Clinton.

"We are starting to hear the faint rumblings of a Hillary Clinton landslide as her 10-point lead is further proof that Donald Trump is in a downward spiral as the clock ticks," said Malloy.

He said the lead may be partially due to Trump's recent controversies outweigh Clinton's.

"Trump's missteps, stumbles and gaffes seem to outweigh Clinton's shaky trust status and perceived shady dealings," said Malloy.

The study also showed that Clinton is favored by women and non-white voters.

It was found that more people believe Clinton is dishonest than Trump, according to the poll.

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