Deval Patrick: 22% Approval

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According to Public Policy Polling, Governor Deval Patrick currently has a 22% approval to 59% disapproval rating.  These results are taken from the same poll showing Scott Brown of Wrentham leading Martha Coakley by a 48% to 47% margin.  PPP is a Democratic polling company.  These numbers are significantly lower than his his numbers in the Boston Globe/UNH poll reported earlier.


Tim Cahill: 24% favorable, 22% unfavorable.

Christy Mihos: 20% favorable, 35% unfavorable.

Charlie Baker: 17% favorable, 13% unfavorable.

Bill Galvin: 36% favorable, 16% unfavorable.

General Election:

Patrick 29%, Cahill 21%, Baker 27%.

Patrick 28%, Cahill 25%, Mihos 21%.

PPP also polled Massachusetts Secretary of State Bill Gavlin (D) as a potential Democratic nominee for Governor in the November elections!  Is Bill Galvin considering challenging Deval Patrick in the Democratic primary?

There was little difference between his numbers and Deval Patrick’s.  I included his data below the fold.


General Election:

Galvin 26%, Cahill 18%, Baker 26%.

Galvin 26%, Cahill 22%, Mihos 20%.

PPP surveyed 744 likely Massachusetts voters from January 7th to 9th. The margin of

error is +/-3.6%. Other factors, such as refusal to be interviewed and weighting, may

introduce additional error that is more difficult to quantify.

Complete results are attached and can be found at

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  • Vote3rdpartynow

    16 years of Republican abuses from the corner office, no doubt.  How is he supposed to govern when Mitt Romney left him with such a state of affairs?  Damnit, Romney left him with a budget deficit surplus.  And Romney left him with an unemployment rate of 8.9% 5.6% and a depleted well stocked rainy day fund.  How the hell is Deval supposed to govern when things are like that?  All that while the state legislature is overwhelmingly Republican democrat.

    Let’s cut Deval some breaks.  

  • And what if Galvin participates in this proposed delay in election certification, keeping Scott Borwn out of the Senate until Paul Kirk can vite for ObamaCare?

    That should rub most people the wrong way – especially those who voted for Scott!

  • MerrimackMan

    Christy Mihos: 20% favorable, 35% unfavorable

    55% of people have an opinion on Christy, and 64% of them don’t like him, that doesn’t bode well…

    Charlie Baker: 17% favorable, 13% unfavorable.

    Only 30% of people know Charlie Baker still? That aint good either, but unlike Christy, he still has 70% of people to reach out to.

    Tim Cahill: 24% favorable, 22% unfavorable.

    Most surprising of the results. Only 46% of people have an opinion on the Statewide elected Tim Cahill, and at this point only 24% of people like him based on his previous experience. That doesn’t help when as an Independent candidate when he will only lose voters as they come to choose between the only viable parties, the Democrats and the Republicans. If 24% is his peak, he is screwed.

  • There’s been rumors about Galvin running. Like the commercials he aired trumping up the Secretary of State Office that seemed oddly like campaign ads. As far as the GOP goes, numbers seem a lot like the poll released last week (firm name escapes me). Not many people know of Baker, and the ones that know of Mihos don’t generally like him.