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WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSMiami) — Democrat Hillary Clinton has taken an early lead in the race for the White House with Republican rival Donald Trump behind 51 – 41 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released Thursday.

The 10-point difference represents a head-to-head matchup but the numbers differ only slightly when adding third party candidates like Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein — with Clinton getting 45 percent to Trump’s 38 percent.

Johnson and Stein nabbed 10 percent and 4 percent, respectively.

Women back Hillary 60 – 36 percent, while men back Trump 48 – 42 percent.

And when it comes to whites compared to non-whites, the numbers are even more drastic. Whites favor Trump 52 – 41 percent. Non-white voters favor Clinton 77 – 15 percent.

The one thing both candidates have in common is how much they’re disliked, as a whole, with 37 percent of voters say they will consider voting for a third party candidate. Clinton’s favorability was between 41 – 53 percent, while Trump’s was 33 – 61 percent.

With Clinton voters, 47 percent say they are anti-Trump and 32 percent are pro-Clinton.

With Trump voters, 64 percent are anti-Clinton and 25 percent are pro-Trump.

Both candidates also received very unfavorable ratings for their honesty. Americans say 53 – 42 percent that Trump is dishonest. By a 66 – 29 percent margin, voters feel Clinton is dishonest.

In contrast, voters say 66 – 33 percent that Clinton is qualified to be president. Trump gets 58 – 40 percent.

On several other measures, Clinton was favored over Trump in the following:

58 – 40 percent on her leadership skills, compared to 46 – 52 for Trump;
71 – 29 percent on her experience for the job, compared to 32 – 65 percent for Trump;
87 – 12 percent on her intelligence, compared to 67 – 30 percent for Trump;

Voters also 74 – 21 percent that say Trump should release his tax returns.

From August 18 – 24, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,498 likely voters nationwide with a margin of error of +/- 2.5 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones.

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