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November 17, 2019

Politics

Ned Lamont nearly bottomed out in a nationwide poll of governors' popularity.
Ned Lamont nearly bottomed out in a nationwide poll of governors' popularity.

Where Does Ned Lamont Rank Among Governors Nationwide?

Newly-elected officials typically enjoy a so-called "honeymoon" period of favorable public opinion. Not so for Gov. Ned Lamont. 

In a nationwide ranking of most popular and unpopular governors, the Democrat from Greenwich ranked near the bottom. 

The survey conducted by research company Morning Consult can be viewed by clicking here. 

Even more discouraging news for the first-term governor: Lamont now ranks two spots worse than the survey taken during the first quarter of his term.

The results appear to mirror a national trend -- with Democrats showing higher disapproval ratings and Republicans having better approval ratings.

The only two governors to fare worse than Lamont in the latest poll represent Kentucky and Rhode Island.

The nation's 15 most-liked governors are all Republicans.