Evers and Johnson See Lagged Approval in Wisconsin: Poll

Both the governor of Wisconsin. Tony eversTony EversTrump lobbying former Rep. Duffy to run for Governor of Wisconsin Nonprofit founder launches bid to replace Rep. Kind in Wisconsin Governor of Wisconsin apologizes for Indian boarding schools MORE (D) and Sen. Ron JohnsonGun Control Ronald (Ron) Harold JohnsonGun Alleges Campaign Finance Violations in Lawsuit Against NRA Republicans Raise Concerns About Biden’s Nominee for Ambassador to Germany A pandemic of hyper-hypocrisy is infecting American politics MORE (R-Wis.) They are seeing lagging approval among their constituents as more than half of Wisconsin registered voters in a new poll signal that they would vote for someone other than the incumbent.

A survey from Marquette Law School published it found on Wednesday that 53 percent of Wisconsin registered voters would vote for someone other than Evers, while 40 percent said they would vote to reelect him. About six percent said they didn’t know or refused to say.

The poll found a similar breakdown among Johnson’s registered voters: 52 percent chose to vote for someone else, 38 percent said they would vote to reelect him, and 10 said they were unsure or declined to say so.

Registered voters’ opinion of Evers had steadily declined: 42 percent of voters view the Wisconsin governor favorably, while 45 percent view him unfavorably. In August, by comparison, 46 percent of voters viewed it favorably, while 42 percent felt the opposite.

Johnson has maintained consistent favorability ratings among voters in recent months. The Republican senator has a favorable rating of 36 percent, one percentage point more since August, but still maintains an unfavorable rating of 42 percent since August.

In comparison with President BidenJoe Biden Five Takeaways from a Bleak Night for Democrats Youngkin Wins Virginia Governor’s Race Michelle Wu Chosen as Boston’s First Mayor MORE, Evers has a slightly better job approval rating than President: Evers received a 45 percent positive rating compared to 43 percent for Biden.

The president has been embroiled in low approval numbers as he sought to address a variety of issues this year, including high inflation and a supply chain crisis, infighting between progressives and moderates in his party over two key bills. and enduring criticism of the US evacuation from Afghanistan. , Inter alia.

Those results come as a candidate for governor Glenn youngkinGlenn Youngkin Democrats must stop infighting and four other lessons from the 2021 election Democrats feel new urgency on Biden’s agenda after Virginia defeat Republican optimism soars over Democratic debacle MORE (R) won the Virginia gubernatorial race, according to the Associated Press, which called the race after midnight Wednesday. It was seen as a harsh reprimand for the Democratic Party, especially since its rival, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, had the support of Biden and others during his campaign.

The Marquette Law School poll was conducted October 26-31 and interviewed 805 registered voters in the state by cell phone and landline. The margin of error for the entire sample is plus or minus 3.9 percentage points.


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