Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Crumbling base: Some folks in the reddest of red states are getting tired of President Trump

Although his approval ratings in these 5 states remain well above the national average of a -15.7% net approval rating.

Trump’s Popularity Has Dipped Most In Red States.  (FiveThirtyEight, 9/18/2017)
Although Trump is quite unpopular, the political map hasn’t changed much in the eight months since Trump won (not surprisingly). Compared to his standing nationally, Trump is still strong in key swing states.2 He has, however, experienced a disproportionate drop off in his popularity in red states, suggesting the president’s base isn’t as solid as it once was.

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