CBS Poll: Trump, Clinton tied nationally

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are tied in the race for the presidency according to a new poll.

Trump and Clinton both have the support of 42% of voters nationwide in a CBS News survey released Monday morning.

Trump and Clinton have both gained 2 points since the last CBS News poll, before his nomination at the Republican National Convention and before Clinton named Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate.

Seventy-four percent of respondents in the CBS News poll said they watched last week’s Republican convention in Cleveland. A majority, 50%,  said it improved their perception of Trump while 36% said it hurt their view of him.

Voters still have concerns over Trump’s presidential bid,with 58% saying he is not prepared for the presidency. Fifty-six percent said he is not honest, while 61% said he lacks the temperament for the presidency.

Half of voters said they feel that Clinton is prepared for the presidency. Fifty-six percent said the has the temperament to be president. However, sixty-six percent say she is not trustworthy.

The CBS News poll of 1,118 registered voters was conducted from July 22-24 and has a 4 percentage point margin of error.

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