MOScout Poll: Nixon’s Favorables Still Strong

Favorability – Governor Jay Nixon

With a recently named opponent – one he wasn’t expecting – Jay Nixon has begun gearing up his campaign for 2012. Fifty-nine percent (59%) of voters in the survey rated Jay Nixon favorably, while 41% rated him unfavorably. That gives Nixon a “net positive” rating of 18% – fairly strong in this purple-colored state. Voters in all gender and age brackets give Nixon a net positive rating. He gets a big boost from Democrats, but even Republicans rate him slightly more favorable than unfavorable. The only demographic where Nixon’s unfavorable outweigh favorable was among Independent voters.


Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Governor Jay Nixon?

Favorable – 58.9

Unfavorable – 41.1


Poll was conducted December 13. 541 likely voters. +/- 4.2%

Originally in December 19 MOScout Daily Update