Approval Ratings Down, Based On Latest Poll

The latest Marquette Law School Poll finds poor approval ratings for politicians across the board in Wisconsin.

Forty percent of respondents said they would vote to reelect Democratic Governor Toney Evers; 53 percent said they would vote for someone else; and 6 percent said they didn’t know. For Republican U-S Senator Ron Johnson, 38 percent said they would vote to reelect; 52 percent said they would vote for someone else; 10 percent didn’t know. President Joe Biden’s approval rating in Wisconsin dropped by 6 percentage points, from 49 percent in August to 43 percent in the new poll, in line with his national approval ratings.

Democratic Governor Tony Evers’ is viewed favorably by 42 percent of respondents, a drop of four percentage points from the August Marquette poll. Republican U-S Senator Ron Johnson was viewed favorably by 36 percent of respondents, up one point from August. Evers’ approval rating dropped by 5 points, from 50 percent in August to 45 percent in the new poll. Thirty-eight percent approved of how the Wisconsin Legislature is handling its job; 48 percent disapproved.

The poll interviewed 805 registered Wisconsin voters from Oct. 26-31. The margin of error is 3.9 percent.