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On February 26th SurveyUSA released a 600 sample poll of adults taken in Missouri from February 20th through the 22nd which shows good net approval numbers across the state for Missouri Governor Jay Nixon. The margin of error is 4.1%.

The poll was sponsored by KCTV in Kansas City.

Do you approve or disapprove of the job Jay Nixon is doing as Governor?

All

55% – approve

35% – disapprove

10% – not sure

Democrats [33% of sample]

77% – approve

18% – disapprove

6% – not sure

republicans [33% of sample]

35% – approve

55% – disapprove

10% – not sure

Independents [27% of sample]

54% – approve

32% – disapprove

13% – not sure

There’s been a drop in approval from republicans and an increase in approval from Independents since the January poll.

Gender

Male [48% of sample]

58% – approve

34% – disapprove

8% – not sure

Female [52% of sample]

52% – approve

36% – disapprove

12% – not sure

There appears to be a slight gender gap. Still, these numbers are close to Nixon’s overall approval numbers.

Governor Nixon has a net approval across all regions of the state, with his strongest in St. Louis, Kansas City, and the Southeast region.