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PPP Poll: Rick Scott's approval rating at 26%



If the Democratic, North Carolina-based Public Policy Polling firm has it anywhere close to right this is remarkable: Only 26 percent of Florida voters - and only 46 percent of Republicans! - approve of his performance.

Charlie Crist running as a Democrat would trounce Scott 55 to 22. Alex Sink would beat him 53-37. From PPP:

Rick Scott has hit a new low in PPP's Florida polling with only 26% of voters now approving of his job performance to 58% who disapprove. His previous worst numbers had come in June when he had a 33% approval rating with 59% unhappy with his performance. Scott's numbers with Democrats are pretty much unchanged compared to then and his standing with independents has gotten a little better.  What's really caused the bottom to drop out for him is that even Republicans are starting to really sour on his leadership. In June Scott had a 63/30 approval spread with them. That's now dropped all the way down to 46/31.
Scott is the most unpopular Governor in the country in PPP's polling.


[Last modified: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 2:23pm]


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