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BREAKING Poll: Dan Malloy is the Most Unpopular Governor in the Nation

February 1, 2018 By Staff
BREAKING Poll: Dan Malloy is the Most Unpopular Governor in the Nation

Morning Consult is out with their quarterly rankings of all 50 U.S. governors by their approval and disapproval rankings. Dan Malloy is the lowest-ranked governor still in office.

Morning Consult released its quarterly rankings of the 50 U.S. governors, by their approval and disapproval ratings, on Thursday.

Ex-Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) was the most unpopular governor in the nation, but with Christie’s recent exit from the governor’s mansion in New Jersey, it’s official: Gov. Dan Malloy (D-Conn.) is the nation’s most unpopular governor.

Malloy was behind Christie in Morning Consult‘s October 2017 rankings, but Christie was still in office then. Interestingly enough, the governor immediately behind Malloy, ex-Gov. Sam Brownback (R-Ks.), also recently left his post, for a role in the Trump administration.

That means only one other sitting governor, Mary Fallin (R-Okla.) even has a disapproval rating north of 60 percent.

Malloy’s 68-percent disapproval stands out as a uniquely bad mark among the nation’s governors.

Malloy’s paltry 23-percent approval rating is also the lowest in the nation among sitting governors.

For contrast’s sake, Malloy’s colleague to the north, Gov. Charlie Baker (R-Mass.) has the highest approval rating among governors in the nation. Baker’s approval rating, 69 percent, is nearly equal to Malloy’s disapproval.