Governor Newsom has a 45% approval rate…….
A new Emerson College Polling/Inside California Politics survey of California voters finds a majority (63%) of voters think Senator Dianne Feinstein should resign from her position, allowing Governor Newsom to appoint a successor to complete the remainder of Feinstein’s term. Thirty-seven percent think Senator Feinstein should remain in her seat, finishing her term in office in 2024.
Spencer Kimball, Executive Director of Emerson College Polling, said: “Older voters are more likely than younger voters to say Feinstein should resign: 68% of voters over 50 think the Senator should resign compared to 58% of voters under 50 who say the same.”
Senator Feinstein has a 22% approval rating among California voters; 48% disapprove of the job she is doing as Senator while 31% are neutral. Feinstein’s US Senate colleague Alex Padilla holds a 32% approval rating, while 23% disapprove of the job he is doing and 45% are neutral.
Governor Gavin Newsom is the most popular statewide figure of the three, with a 45% approval and 39% disapproval. Sixteen percent are neutral.
When asked who voters supported for the March 2024 primary election for US Senate, a plurality (47%) are undecided. Fifteen percent support Rep. Adam Schiff, while 14% support Rep. Katie Porter, and 6% support Rep. Barbara Lee…..