Only 33 percent of registered voters in Kentucky approve of the job Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is doing, according to a poll released Thursday.
Fifty-six percent disapprove of the job McConnell is doing, while 11 percent say they are unsure. The poll was conducted by Public Polling Policy on behalf of the Ditch Mitch Fund, a group that opposed McConnell.
Additional findings include:
- Just 47 percent of Republicans approve of the job McConnell is doing, compared to 87 percent of Republicans who approve of President Donald Trump's job performance.
- 47 percent of Republicans think McConnell deserves to be re-elected in 2020, while 44 percent of Republicans think it is time to elect someone new.
- 30 percent of the people who voted for McConnell in 2014 disapprove of his job performance, and 32 percent say it is time for someone new to hold his Senate seat.
PPP surveyed 748 registered voters via telephone.
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