West Virginia still has the 2nd highest approval rating for Trump among the states according to the Morning Consult’s monthly poll released yesterday. 60% of West Virginians approve while 33% disapprove. Wyoming was first at 63% and Alabama was third at 58%. Trump’s lowest approval rating was in Washington D.C. with 16% followed by Vermont at 31%.
The 60% approval in West Virginia is down only slightly from the 62% approval at the start of his presidency. However, Trump’s disapproval rating in West Virginia has jumped to 36% from 25% two years ago.
The accompanying Morning Consult article begins:
At the start of a new period of divided government and amid the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, President Donald Trump’s popularity found a new floor in January.
A majority of voters in 12 states approved of Trump’s job performance, while a majority disapproved in 27 states.
Record numbers of Democrats and independents disapproved of Trump in January.