Poll Shows Obama With Big Lead in CT, Malloy Unpopular

The president has a wide lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Also, people surveyed rank Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as one of the most unpopular governors in the nation.


Public Policy Polling says that Connecticut will go to Obama in the general election, but the president’s popularity in the state has dropped dramatically since he was elected.

The president has a 54-41 lead, but won the state in 2008 by 28 points. A June Quinnipiac Poll showed Obama with a similar 50-38 lead.

The survey asked about Connecticut’s other politicians, and some fared better than others. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal remains popular, with a 53 percent approval rating. Outgoing U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman has a 40 percent approval rating, while 40 percent also disapprove.

Malloy’s prospects appeared much more bleak with a mere 32 percent approval rating. The poll shows Malloy trailing a generic Republican opponent by  a 42-38 margin should he choose to run again in 2014.

Alethiologist September 28, 2012 at 03:42 PM
Which side of the fence? If you ever wondered which side of the fence you sit on, this is a great test! If a Republican doesn't like guns, he doesn't buy one. If a Democrat doesn't like guns, he wants all guns outlawed. If a Republican is a vegetarian, he doesn't eat meat. If a Democrat is a vegetarian, he wants all meat products banned for everyone. If a Republican is homosexual, he quietly leads his life. If a Democrat is homosexual, he demands legislated respect. If a Republican is down-and-out, he thinks about how to better his situation. A Democrat wonders who is going to take care of him. If a Republican doesn't like a talk show host, he switches channels. Democrats demand that those they don't like be shut down. If a Republican is a non-believer, he doesn't go to church. A Democrat non-believer wants any mention of God and religion silenced. If a Republican decides he needs health care, he goes about shopping for it, or may choose a job that provides it. A Democrat demands that the rest of us pay for his.
MAC October 01, 2012 at 11:16 PM
Obama counts on the votes of the ignorant and the DEPENDENT; and God knows there are millions and millions of both, sadly. If there were more common sense and INFORMED voters, Romney would win overwhelmingly, even in 'blue state' CT! "Among voters who are uncommitted to either of the leading candidates, just 10% believe the country is heading in the right direction. Only 24% approve of the way the president is performing his job."... "Obama has a one- or two-point lead in each of the Key Three States in this year’s election, Ohio,  Florida and Virginia.  All three states remain Toss-Ups in the Rasmussen Reports Electoral College Projections." http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/obama_administration/daily_presidential_tracking_poll Romney and Ryan, "America's Comeback Team," are our only hope for a return onto the path of Prosperity for our nation and children! ...“We cannot afford four more years like the last four years,” said Ed Gillespie, a senior [Romney] adviser overseeing the candidate’s message. “Whether it’s health care, energy, taxes and spending and debt, foreign policy, the message is we cannot afford four more years like the last four years.”... http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/election-2012/wp/2012/10/01/romney-settles-on-simple-message WOW, Evelyn, EXCELLENT! Exactly correct--is the above your original writing?
Alethiologist October 02, 2012 at 01:33 AM
It was the text of an email someone forwarded to me...unknown author but it does accurately state the differences. I would add... If a Republican wants something he gets a job to earn the money. If a Democrat wants something, he wants somone else to pay for it. But none the less, I would like to see more Americans adopt/revert to the libertarian approach which is simply to work hard, provide for your family, help those in need thru charity (not taxes that filter thru government bureaucrats) and pray. We'd be a stronger nation if we all stood on our own two feet,
RD October 02, 2012 at 01:35 AM
CT is a pathetic state in regards to voting with the welfare and criminal vote coming out of urban areas and the idiot liberal vote coming from fairfield county


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