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Spring 2-20-2013

Quick Facts

  • More than three months after Barack Obama won a second term as president, 47.6% of all South Carolinians polled approve of the job he is doing.
  • Three-in-four of all respondents and more than 80% of registered S.C. voters disapproved of the way Congress is doing its job. Regarding the S.C. General Assembly, 40% of S.C. residents approved and 35.1% disapproved.
  • S.C. Governor Nikki Haley garnered higher approval ratings in this poll compared to the December Winthrop Poll. Ratings have climbed to 43.7% for registered voters, compared to disapproval of 39.1%. In December, those numbers were nearly even.