The guy is doing worst with his own party people then Democrats….
Governor Charlie Baker, who for years has been one of the country’s most popular governors, has lost a third of his support amid widespread criticism of the state’s handing of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a poll from UMass Amherst and WCVB-TV released Monday.
Baker’s approval rating plummeted from 78 percent in an August survey by the same pollster to 52 percent this month, and the percentage disapproving of the job he’s doing has nearly doubled in the new survey, jumping from 20 percent to 39 percent, according to a statement from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
The Republican fares worst within his own party, where he has only 38 percent approval, while 61 percent of Democrats and 43 percent of independents give him a passing grade, according to the statement.
Baker for years has ranked as the most popular governor in the United States, according to national surveys conducted by Morning Consult. But he has come under additional scrutiny as he has led the state through the deadly pandemic, and in recent months has presided over a vaccination campaign that has left many residents frustrated….
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