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Press Release - ICYMI: John Kasich is the Most Popular 2016 Republican Back Home — and One of the Only Popular Ones

August 26, 2015

ICYMI: John Kasich is the most popular 2016 Republican back home — and one of the only popular ones

Washington Post

By Philip Bump

An unexpected bit of news from a new Quinnipiac poll: A plurality of Ohio Democrats approve of the job John Kasich is doing.

By itself, that's not super noteworthy. Democrats in the Buckeye State are about evenly split on Kasich's performance. That's better than a lot of state executives, certainly, but it isn't earth-shattering.

What makes it particularly interesting is that Kasich is one of a minority of 2016 candidates who's actually viewed favorably back home....

In all, ten of the 17 Republicans seeking the party's nomination have recent favorability data from their home states. Of those that have overall figures, Kasich has by far the widest margin of support, with a plus-28-point favorability.

Read more here.

John Kasich, Press Release - ICYMI: John Kasich is the Most Popular 2016 Republican Back Home — and One of the Only Popular Ones Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/313328

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