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Governors' Approval Ratings

Governor
Date
Excellent
Good
Fair
Poor

bob riley

Bob Riley (R)

09/22/08

26%

39%

20%

15%

Palin

Sarah Palin (R)

10/28/08

46%

15%

17%

22%

napolitano

Janet Napolitano (D)

07/30/08

28%

27%

26%

27%

beebe

Mike Beebe (D)

10/27/08

28%

40%

21%

8%

cagov

Arnold Schwarzenegger (R)

10/25/08

6%

26%

38%

30%

ritter

Bill Ritter (D)

10/16/08

17%

33%

25%

22%

rell

Jodi Rell (R

10/14/08

21%

37%

34%

9%

RuthMinner

Ruth Ann Minner (D)

10/10/08

5%

17%

41%

36%

crist

Charlie Crist (R)

10/12/08

23%

32%

30%

14%

perdue

Sonny Perdue (R)

10/30/08

18%

30%

29%

22%

ilgov

Rod Blagojevich (D)

10/13/08

0%

4%

29%

65%

culver

10/23/08

12%

33%

32%

22%

sebelius

Kathleen Sebelius (D)

10/13/08

25%

21%

26%

25%

Steve_Beshear

Steve Beshear (D

10/29/08

11%

28%

39%

17%

Bobby_Jindal

Bobby Jindal (R)

10/21/08

50%

25%

21%

3%

baldacci

John Baldacci (D)

10/02/08

3%

24%

30%

41%

omalley

Martin O'Malley (D)

09/20/08

8%

26%

35%

29%

patrick

Deval Patrick (D)

10/13/08

6%

32%

39%

20%

granholm

Jennifer Granholm (D)

10/08/08

10%

22%

30%

37%

pawlenty

Tim Pawlenty (R)

10/28/08

27%

26%

29%

17%

barbour

Haley Barbour (R)

10/27/08

30%

18%

31%

20%

blunt

Matt Blunt (R)

10/15/08

12%

23%

26%

36%

schweitzer

10/29/08

37%

23%

22%

17%

heineman

09/30/08

26%

38%

23%

9%

gibbons

10/16/08

8%

17%

22%

53%

lynch

John Lynch (D)

10/23/08

27%

34%

26%

11%

corzine

Jon Corzine (D)

10/07/08

3%

22%

35%

37%

richardson

10/28/08

24%

24%

30%

20%

paterson

David Paterson (D)

10/14/08

12%

38%

37%

11%

easley

Mike Easley (D)

10/29/08

8%

32%

31%

25%

John Hoeven

John Hoeven (R)

09/08/08

39%

34%

19%

6%

strickland

Ted Strickland (D)

09/28/08

14%

28%

38%

17%

Bradhenry

Brad Henry (D)

09/11/08

20%

33%

33%

13%

kulongoski

Ted Kulongoski (D)

10/14/08

12%

33%

26%

27%

rendell

Ed Rendell (D)

10/30/08

17%

24%

34%

23%

Don Carcieri

Don Carcieri (R)

09/13/08

20%

22%

28%

28%

sanford

09/18/08

17%

36%

28%

17%

rounds

07/09/08

25%

31%

28%

15%

bredesen

Phil Bredesen (D)

10/16/08

20%

44%

23%

9%

perry

Rick Perry (R)

10/21/08

14%

28%

39%

19%

huntsman

Jon Huntsman Jr. (R)

06/19/08

28%

40%

26%

5%

Jim Douglas

Jim Douglas (R)
Vermont

10/07/08

20%

28%

31%

19%

kaine

Tim Kaine (D)

10/12/08

17%

28%

31%

21%

gregoire

Christine Gregoire (D)

10/22/08

21%

22%

22%

34%

manchin1

09/24/08

18%

39%

26%

17%

doyle

Jim Doyle (D)

10/23/08

6%

28%

29%

32%

*resigned as of March 17, 2008