Massachusetts Voters Overwhelmingly Approve of Gov. Charlie Baker, 70% Say State On Right Track

Gov. Baker’s popularity extends across party lines, with 64% of Democrat voters giving him high marks as well.

The RGA writes:

GOP Governor Charlie Baker continues to receive clear signs of support from voters across the political spectrum for his results-driven, bipartisan leadership in blue Massachusetts. A new poll by Western New England University shows that 70% of voters feel the state is headed in the right direction under Governor Baker’s leadership, the highest percentage ever shown since the survey began in 2008. As a result, Governor Baker’s approval rating remains high at 68% overall with Massachusetts voters, making this the latest in a series of surveys showing him to be one of America’s most popular chief executives. Governor Baker’s popularity extends across party lines, with 64% of Democrat voters giving him high marks as well.

Mass Live has more

Massachusetts voters think the state is moving in the right direction and are happy with the performance of Gov. Charlie Baker, according to a poll released Thursday by the Western New England University Polling Institute.

According to the poll, 70 percent of voters in the state think Massachusetts is ‘generally going in the right direction,’ which is the highest percentage of voters to hold that opinion since the question was first asked in 2008.

‘The survey results reflect a state that seems to think things are going well for now,’ said Tim Vercellotti, professor of political science and director of the Polling Institute at Western New England University, in a statement…

Baker, a moderate Republican who has repeatedly been ranked as the most popular governor in the U.S., continues to enjoy a strong approval rating — 68 percent.

His popularity extends across party lines, with 64 percent of Democrats and higher percentages of Republicans and independents approving of his job performance.

1 year, 5 months ago

Governors in Iowa, North Dakota and Alabama join GOP colleagues in banning TikTok for state employees

The Republican governors of three more states have joined the growing number of GOP governors who are banning TikTok among state government employees amid security concerns about the Chinese-owned social media platform

1 year, 5 months ago

Arizona Governor Creates Shipping Container Border Wall

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has had hundreds of double-stacked shipping containers topped with razor wire placed on the state’s border with Mexico

1 year, 5 months ago

Stacey Abrams’s Georgia Nonprofit Could Face Criminal Investigations for Unlicensed Fundraising

New Georgia Project's charity license has lapsed in at least nine states

1 year, 5 months ago

Biden says ‘more important things’ than border visit, despite 59 trips to Delaware, 8 stops for ice cream

Biden has yet to visit southern border despite historic crisis under his watch

1 year, 5 months ago

Governor Kristi Noem delivers annual Budget Address, says the state can afford grocery tax cut

In about thirty minutes of remarks, Governor Kristi Noem laid out her administration would like to see nearly $2.2 billion spent over the course of the next fiscal year and a half.

1 year, 5 months ago

‘A Clear And Present Danger To Its Users:’ South Carolina Gov. Bans State Employees From Using TikTok Amid National Security Concerns

South Carolina became the second state in the union Monday to permanently ban state employees’ electronic devices from using TikTok amid federal officials sounding the alarm that the Chinese-based social media app threatens national security