A caller canvass successful Texas recovered that Gov. Greg Abbott’s support standing has fallen to an all-time debased owed to his effect to COVID.
Greg Abbott’s Approval Ratings Hit An All-Time Low
- 39% approved of the governor’s handling of the pandemic, portion 53% disapproved.
- 68% of Republicans approved, portion 20% disapproved. Democrats’ assessments were the inverse and much lopsidedly negative. Among independents, 34% approved and 52% disapproved.
- Net support decreased among each partisan groups, dropping by 7 percent points among Republicans (from +56 to +49), by 14 points among Democrats (-71 to -85), and by 9 points among independents (-9 to -18).
- 41% approved of the occupation Abbott is doing, portion 50% disapproved. His nett support standing decreased from adjacent successful June 2021 (44% approve/44% disapprove) to -9 successful August, and registered a driblet of 33 percent points from the precocious constituent of his governorship successful April 2020, the aboriginal days of the pandemic, erstwhile 56% approved and 32% disapproved.
- Abbott’s occupation support dropped among each partisan groups. It decreased astir importantly among independents, dropping from 41% to 30% and decreasing from 77% to 73% among Republicans and 8% to 6% among Democrats.
- Looking astatine the full clip bid of Abbott’s ratings, his highest support among Republicans was 89% (in October 2018, soon earlier his reelection). His highest support standing among Democrats occurred successful April 2020, the play of his astir proactive attack to halting the dispersed of COVID-19. His highwater people among independents was 54%, successful February 2019, soon aft his reelection.
Republicans Are Turning On Greg Abbott
Gov. Abbott is 1 of the Republicans who decided to travel Trump’s pb connected the pandemic, and helium is paying a dense price. It is telling that Abbott’s support standing has dropped beneath 50% with Republicans.
Pandemic fatigue is real, and adjacent immoderate Republicans are turning connected Abbott for his insistence connected making much Texans sick with COVID. Declining enactment among Independents is bad, but losing enactment among members of his ain enactment is simply a imaginable vocation killer.
Greg Abbott is pursuing Trump consecutive into the governmental dumpster.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is besides a White House Press Pool and a Congressional analogous for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree successful Political Science. His postgraduate enactment focused connected nationalist policy, with a specialization successful societal betterment movements.
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Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and The American Political Science Association