NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Hillary Clinton has improved her standing in the presidential race after the Democratic National Convention, according to a new poll released Monday.
The new CBS News poll shows Clinton leading Trump by seven points after getting a four-point bump following her party’s convention. Forty-six percent of voters say they’ll vote for Clinton in November, while 39 percent say they’ll back Trump.
The two candidates were tied last week after the Republican National Convention.
Clinton also retains her lead when Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson is added.
Her lead among women continues to grow, but Trump still has more support among men. Clinton has taken on more Bernie Sanders support, with 73 percent of his voters saying they’ll now vote for Clinton in the fall.
In wake of the Democratic convention, positive views of Clinton went up five points, from 31 percent a week ago to 36 percent Monday. Unfavorable views dropped six points, from 56 percent to 50 percent.
The poll also found that most voters – a total of 60 percent — see Clinton as prepared for job of president. A total of 57 percent of respondents said Clinton had the right temperament for the job, and 58 percent said she would be a strong leader. All those numbers are higher than those for Trump, and have risen since the Democratic convention.
More than 52 percent of voters hold an unfavorable opinion of Trump. After receiving a slight bounce in his favorable rating after the Republican convention, 31 percent now view him favorably which is similar to what was recorded before his party’s convention.
The poll was conducted by telephone July 29-31 among a random sample of 1,393 adults nationwide, including 1,131 registered voters. The margin of error for the sample of registered voters is three points.
Clinton campaigned in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday and will be talk about her plans for the economy.
Trump spoke speak in Columbus, Ohio Monday afternoon before heading to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania for a rally.