Update: The eyes of Ohio are mainly focused on the battles between Obama/Romney and Brown/Mandel, but John Kasich is still around doing things, and his latest numbers show a bit of improvement. (Washington Post)
When John Kasich glanced at his approval ratings in the past year, he probably felt like the pollsters were plopping down a poop sandwich in his lap.
NBC's craptastic sitcom Whitney seemed to have a better backing.
This morning's latest batch of numbers finally show some positive direction for Kasich, however. Still a poop sandwich, but a little less poopy.
The Ohio Poll from the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Cincinnati found 44 percent of Ohio adults approve of Kasich’s performance as governor, 42 percent disapprove and 14 percent neither approve nor disapprove. In March 2011, The Ohio Poll showed 40 percent approved, 47 percent disapproved and 13 percent didn’t feel strongly either way.
Friday’s results are the first time a larger percentage approved of Kasich’s performance than disapproved in surveys by The Ohio Poll since he took office January 2011.