Trump most popular in Alabama, least popular in D.C.: poll

Trump most popular in Alabama, least popular in D.C.: poll

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President Donald Trump enters the House chamber for the State of the Union 2018, (Photo by Doug Christian)
President Donald Trump enters the House chamber for the State of the Union 2018, (Photo by Doug Christian)

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is most popular in Alabama and least popular in Washington, D.C., according to a Morning Consult poll released Tuesday.

In Alabama, Trump has a net +29 percent approval rating, with 63 percent supporting his performance as president and 33 percent disapproving.

Wyoming and West Virginia follow, with +25 and +22 percent net approval ratings respectively.

In the nation’s capital, which is home to just shy of 700,000 people, Trump is deeply underwater with a -63 percent net approval rating.

In D.C., 80 percent disapprove of Trump’s performance while 16 percent support it.

Vermont and Hawaii both have Trump’s net approval at -36 percent, with 66 percent disapproving on him and 30 percent approving in both states.

Since September of 2017, Trump has seen a 9 percent increase in approval in New Hampshire, the highest spike on the state level. He nevertheless still has -10 percent net approval rating.

The President also saw 7 percent increases in his approval rating in Virginia and Georgia, where he has net approval ratings of -4 percent and +7 percent respectively.

Support for Trump fell by 14 percent in Utah, where he has a net -3 percent approval rating overall.

In New Mexico and Alaska, Trump’s approval has dropped by 10 percent and 9 percent respectively.

Trump has a -20 percent approval rating in New Mexico and +1 approval rating in Alaska.

The poll was conducted nationwide from Jan 20, 2017-Jan. 29, 2018 among 802,543 registered voters. The margin of error varies by states but ranges from 1 percentage point to highly populated states to 4 percentage points among those with smaller populations.

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