Pelosi Viewed Favorably by 39% Unfavorably by 46%

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now viewed favorably by 39% of voters. That’s up three points from a month ago but down three from two months ago.  The latest national survey also shows Pelosi is viewed  unfavorably by 46% (see topline trends).

The bouncing around has occurred primarily among Democrats. In March, the highest ranking Democratic official was viewed favorably by 76% of those in her own party. That fell to 60% in April and is now at 68% (see crosstab results).

In contrast, the Job Approval ratings for President Trump have been remarkably steady.  Every daily update since January 28 has shown the president’s rating within two percentage points of 46%. provides regular updates on public attitudes about Congress and we update the Generic Congressional Ballot on a daily basis.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell earns favorable ratings from 28% and negative reviews from 42%.

Pelosi’s Republican counterpart, Kevin McCarthy, is viewed favorably by 24% and unfavorably by 27%. He remains an unknown to nearly half the nation’s voters. It is normal for Congressional leaders to become more unpopular as they are better known.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s ratings are 32% favorable and 37% unfavorable.

Vice President Mike Pence gets positive reviews from 43% of voters and negative assessments from another 40%. releases new public opinion data every day relating to topics in the news and other items of interest. Please sign up to receive the latest data and insights each day via email. 

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The national survey of 1,005 Registered Voters was conducted April 2-3, 2019 by and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). It has a 3.1 percentage point Margin of Error with a 95% level of confidence.

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