Clinton Now Tied With Trump In New CBS/NYT Poll, Losing 6 Point Lead

July 14, 2016 7:32 a.m.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are tied, 40-40, in a new New York Times/CBS News national poll released Thursday morning, after Clinton led Trump by six points, 43-37, in the NYT/CBS poll released last month.

In the new poll, 67 percent of registered voters said that Clinton is not honest and trustworthy, a five point jump from last month, indicating that the FBI’s findings in the email probe have hurt Clinton. As for Trump, 62 percent said he was not honest and trustworthy, down one point from 63 percent in the June poll.

Clinton’s approval also took a hit, with 28 percent viewing her positively, a five point drop from the NYT/CBS poll released last month. Meanwhile, 30 percent viewed Trump positively, a four point jump since last month.

SSRS of Media, Pennsylvania surveyed 1,358 registered voters July 8-12 via phone with a margin of error plus or minus 3 percentage points.

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