Winthrop Poll: Nearly half of South Carolinians approve of Haley

Posted by CASSIE COPE on April 16, 2014 

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Gov. Nikki Haley


A new Winthrop Poll released Wednesday shows that Gov. Nikki Haley's popularity is improving.

Nearly half of South Carolinians approve of the governor's job performance, with about one-third of poll participants disapproving, according to the survey of 877 adults living in the state.

Among all South Carolinians, 49.8 percent approve of the job performance by Haley, who is running for re-election this year. Of all the registered voters polled, 49.3 percent approve of the job she has done.

Of all the respondents, 35 percent disapprove of her job performance, which is the lowest her disapproval rating has been in the poll of the general population. Of the registered voters surveyed, 39.6 percent disapprove of her job performance.

Read more here, and check back for updates from the poll's findings.

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