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Nearly two-thirds of Michigan voters approve of Whitmer's pandemic response, poll finds


September 10, 2020, 7:36 AM

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo: State of Michigan)

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's approval rates are improving. 

A new poll by The Detroit News and WDIV-TV shows 59 percent of voters approve of her job performance — up from 36 percent in January — and nearly 61 percent of her response to the coronavirus outbreak. Her favorability rating is up to 52 percent.

The poll conducted in the first three days of September has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.

Improving perceptions of Whitmer could help Joe Biden win more votes in November.


Read more:  Detroit News


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