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Dustin Ingalls

It sure would be great if you could poll incoming Governors to get baselines for them.As I said in the Senate thread, we have been, but you cant include them in the same chart, for one, and soon enough, theyll actually be in office, so well be polling their actual approval ratings. Its almost January.

Anonymous

Gov. Jindal may be +24, but he is losing momentum FAST! His approval rating has dropped 12 points (from 70 to 58) just in the last several months. Louisiana is facing a conservative $1.6 billion shortfall next fiscal year, and Gov. Jindal has remained silent on how he may address the issue (aside from offering the equivalent of garage sales by selling prisons, future lottery proceeds, etc.). Why would Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger go from raging popularity to -38? Budget issues! Furthermore, its been my experience people are FAR more motivated to vote AGAINST a candidate than they are to vote FOR a candidate, so you can bet that 34% negative rating for Jindal is SOLID, but just how solid is the 58% positive rating in turns of those people showing up on election day? Im a life-long Republican who voted for Jindal before, and I am SORELY disapponited! The people of Louisiana dont like being viewed as mere nuisances that a Governor had to deal with while he pursues a higher calling. My voting record is near 100% (I dont even miss minor tax millage elections), and I can tell you I will have to be in a coma before I fail to go into that voting box and vote FOR whomever else is on the ballot OTHER THAN incumbent Gov. Bobby Jindal! Of course, my hope is that his ego gets the best of him and he declares for President next year. Then theres no way hell be Governor of Louisina another four years!

Anonymous

Business Report:Jindals popularity is more a comment on the State of Lousiana and its voters, than on Jindal. Many people in Louisiana are precisely like our Tigers for Jindal, here at LSU in Baton Rouge. People who are not quite sure of what is going on often vote for the politician less likely to help them at all. Sad but true. This explains Jindals so-called popularity in the the state we live in.Hugh BuckinghamBaton Rouge, LA

Tom Jensen

Thanks to everyone for catching my typo.

Rasmus

Jodi Rell is a Republican, not a Democrat as you indicate in your table, FYI.

Vinny

*Jodi Rell (CT) is a Republican

Anonymous

Jodi Rell should be listed as a Republican, not a Democrat.

Anonymous

Jodi Rell is a Republican

Anonymous

It sure would be great if you could poll incoming Governors to get baselines for them.

Anonymous

Louisiana has more than 7 Electoral Votes.

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