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« on: June 22, 2011, 11:18:45 pm »
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42% approval rating for Governor Dayton - http://kstp.com/article/stories/S2168808.shtml?cat=1

But I think this isn't that bad because Silvio Berlusconi is at 29% approval in Italy.
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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2011, 11:24:50 pm »
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PPP had his approval at like 51/38.

hmmm...
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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2011, 11:47:00 pm »
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After all, he vetoed a voter-ID bill that is supported by 80-90% of MN voters.

It would also make me disapprove of him for a while ...
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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2011, 11:47:55 pm »
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In other words, he's still the most popular Governor in the Midwest.

After all, he vetoed a voter-ID bill that is supported by 80-90% of MN voters.

That has little to do with it. I doubt most are even aware of that.
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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2011, 11:50:07 pm »
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Dayton was never the most popular figure in Minnesota politics. He is lucky that Republicans there nominated Tom Emmer of all people.
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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2011, 12:45:26 am »
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1)It's a SurveyUSA poll.

2)Phil "forgot" to mention that 65% of voters disapprove the (Republican) legislature.
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2011, 12:12:49 pm »
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2)Phil "forgot" to mention that 65% of voters disapprove the (Republican) legislature.

When the entire is up for re-election as one entity, let me know.

And you "forgot" to mention that Dayton receives equal blame with the legislature for the budget so he can't really rail against the evil Republicans.


In other words, he's still the most popular Governor in the Midwest.

Dayton approval rating: 42%

Walker approval rating: 44%

Yes, in your world, Dayton is still the most popular Governor in the Midwest.
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2011, 12:22:13 pm »
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SurveyUSA also had Pawlenty tied with Obama, so their polls are pretty much crap. And no matter what Dayton's approval is, it doesn't make Walker and Kasich's numbers any better.
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« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2011, 12:25:32 pm »
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2)Phil "forgot" to mention that 65% of voters disapprove the (Republican) legislature.

When the entire is up for re-election as one entity, let me know.

And you "forgot" to mention that Dayton receives equal blame with the legislature for the budget so he can't really rail against the evil Republicans.


In other words, he's still the most popular Governor in the Midwest.

Dayton approval rating: 42%

Walker approval rating: 44%

Yes, in your world, Dayton is still the most popular Governor in the Midwest.


1)That's irrelevant.

2)As mentioned elsewhere, you can't just compare polls from different outfits. Even so, Walker's disapprovals were significantly higher than Dayton's.
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« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2011, 01:34:55 pm »
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2)Phil "forgot" to mention that 65% of voters disapprove the (Republican) legislature.

When the entire is up for re-election as one entity, let me know.

And you "forgot" to mention that Dayton receives equal blame with the legislature for the budget so he can't really rail against the evil Republicans.


In other words, he's still the most popular Governor in the Midwest.

Dayton approval rating: 42%

Walker approval rating: 44%

Yes, in your world, Dayton is still the most popular Governor in the Midwest.


1)That's irrelevant.

2)As mentioned elsewhere, you can't just compare polls from different outfits. Even so, Walker's disapprovals were significantly higher than Dayton's.

Dayton dispproval: 43%

Walker dissaproval: 57%
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« Reply #10 on: June 23, 2011, 03:51:09 pm »
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Dayton also got elected with 43.63% of the vote so hardly anyone new disapproves.
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« Reply #11 on: June 23, 2011, 09:26:13 pm »
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1)That's irrelevant.

Your point is irrelevant since the entire legislature isn't up for re-election as a single entity.

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2)As mentioned elsewhere, you can't just compare polls from different outfits. Even so, Walker's disapprovals were significantly higher than Dayton's.

I'll say the large number of "unsure" voters would lean towards disapprove as opposed to approve but point taken.  Wink
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