GOVERNOR GAINS BIG WITH DEMOCRATS, SLIPS WITH GOP
Fifty-three percent of South Carolinians approve of the job she’s doing now compared to 51 percent back in February, according to the results of a new Public Policy Polling (PPP) survey.
What has changed? Where Haley’s approval is coming from …
Haley has picked up broad swaths of support from Democrats and blacks in the wake of the flag debate, although her numbers are down among GOP voters.
Thirty-nine percent of Democratic voters now say they approve of Haley’s job performance – compared to 17 percent back in February. Meanwhile Haley’s support among “Republicans” has dipped from 76 precent to 67 percent.
Of interest? Forty-nine percent of GOP voters surveyed by PPP said they believe the Confederate flag should still be flying from the S.C. State House grounds – while thirty-nine percent support Haley’s corporate-driven, insta-conversion on the issue.
PPP surveyed 1,115 South Carolina voters from September 3-6 via telephone and the internet. The poll’s margin of error is plus or minus 2.9 percent.