Quinnipiac Poll: Obama’s Approval Improves, Garland Gets Strong Numbers

president-barack-obama-2013-inauguration-537x442There are some glimmers of good news for President Obama today.

His approval rating in Pennsylvania is up two points from October to 44% according to the latest Quinnipiac Poll.

His disapproval rating is at 53%, down one point from six months ago.

Not surprisingly, his numbers very much go along party lines, with an 86% approval rating among Dems, 47% with Independents and just a paltry 7% among Republicans.

His approval rating generally goes down through the age groups, with 63% among 18-35 year olds, while only getting 37% among 65 and up.

Garland

As for the President’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, he has generally positive numbers.

48% approve of his nomination, with 30% disapproving of it and 21% unsure. This also follows party lines, as only 22% of Republicans approve of the nomination, compared to 80% of Democrats. A plurality of Independents, 48%, gave their thumbs up.

As for whether or not the Senate should consider him, that number rises to 57% approval. 34% of Republicans think the Senate should consider him, as well as 58% of Independents and 83% of Democrats.

These numbers could put pressure on Sen. Toomey to more seriously consider Garland’s nomination.

This survey was conducted by Quinnipiac University using live interviewers calling land lines and cell phones from March 30th to April 4th. They contacted 1,737 registered voters. The margin of error is +/- 2.4%.

April 7th, 2016 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Presidential, Top Stories | 2 Comments

2 thoughts on “Quinnipiac Poll: Obama’s Approval Improves, Garland Gets Strong Numbers”

  1. Tara says:

    Tell Trump to please close his China factories where they make all his non American made crap. And if he doesn’t, then he should quit bitching about China. Tell him quit embarrassing us around the world. Quit acting like America is Not great. We are still #1 in GDP and there is no one ahead of us. We are in NO wars (thanks Obama) and we are chugging along nicely. Why are we gonna ruin a good thing?? What is so terrible??? Please Mr Trump what is so terrible?? You are obviously doing great financially, your funding your campaign??? WTF is the problem??? Please Mr. Trump tell me why you are such a jack ass??? Why? Why bring out the worst in people? The hate?? Violence? And non sense bullshit you say everyday?? I know you are a smart man with NO shame or class!! You know what your doing and its lying a to these people who believe in you. It’s a shame that they think you are gonna be there for them!! Please please tell these people to do the right thing, drop out and vote for Hillary!!! You know that’s what Mr Trump is doing. After all, he financially has been kicking ass the last couple of years. Why would he want that to change??

  2. Zappala Hack/Campaign Manager says:

    Oh shit!!!

    This guy already endorsed Shapiro. Goddamit … I am gonna have to challenge this poll …

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