Gov. Pat McCrory’s approval rating is holding steady at the not-so-great 40 percent mark, a new poll finds, and the Republican faces the prospect of a real challenge in 2016.
Public Policy Polling’s survey for April shows McCrory remains unpopular at 45 percent disapproval, essentially unchanged from the Democratic firm’s poll of registered voters a month ago.
Other polls have put his numbers at worse marks, with approval averaging in the upper 30s. From PPP pollster Tom Jensen: “This marks the 10th month in a row McCrory’s approval numbers have been under water.”