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Approval Of Job Performance Is Down for Governor Holcomb, Beshear According To Survey

A recent survey shows approval ratings for the nation's Governor going downward as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

Posted: Jul 30, 2020 8:34 AM

A recent survey released shows the job approval ratings for the nation's governors is on the slide.

"The State Of The Nation: A 50-State COVID-19 Survey" in put together by Northeastern University, Harvard University, Rutgers University, and Northwestern University.  The survey reached out to over 19,000 individuals in all 50 states over the last month.

In the survey, a majority of the nation's governors have seen their approval ratings declinde from Late April to Late July.

In Indiana, Governor Eric Holcomb's approval raiting for the way the Hoosier State is handling the pandemic went from a 71% in late April to 50% in late July.

In Kentucky, Governor Andy Beshear's approval rating went from 79% in late April to 59% in late July.

And, in Illinois, Governor J.B. Pritzker's raiting went from 63% in late April to 52% in late July.

The survey also asked the indivudals how they view President Trump has dealt with the pandemic. 

In Indiana, the President's raiting went from 50% in late April to 30% in late July.

In Kentucky, it went from 52% in late April to 45% in late July.

And, in Illinois, it went from 36% in late April to 26% in late July.

Despite the lower raitings, America's governors continue to have a 19% advantage over the president in public support for the handling of the pandemic nationwide.

Link for the survey:  https://covidstates.net/COVID19%20CONSORTIUM%20REPORT%206%20APPROVAL%20JULY%202020.pdf

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