Pelosi Viewed Favorably by 38% Unfavorably by 48%

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now viewed favorably by 38% of voters and unfavorably by 48%. Those figures are essentially unchanged from a month ago (see topline trends).

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell earns favorable ratings from 33% and negative reviews from 43%. Those figures match Pelosi’s  net favorability of -10. For McConnell, however, that’s a big improvement compared to last month’s -20 (27% favorable, 47% unfavorable).

McConnell is viewed favorably by just 54% of those in his party. Pelosi gets favorable reviews from 67% of her fellow Democrats.

On the other hand, 78% of Republicans view Pelosi negatively. Among Democrats, 59% take the view of McConnell (see crosstab results).

Pelosi’s Republican counterpart, Kevin McCarthy, is viewed favorably by 27% and unfavorably by 28%. He remains relatively unknown. However, his negative ratings have grown as he has become  better known.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s ratings are 33% favorable and 41% unfavorable.

Vice President Mike Pence gets positive reviews from 47% of voters and negative assessments from another 38%.

President Trump’s job approval ratings have held steady around 46% for more than five months.

ScottRasmussen.com provides regular updates on public attitudes about Congress.

We also provide daily releases on the president’s job approval, the generic congressional ballot, and the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. You can sign sign up to receive free email updates.

We also provide regular updates on the economyhealth careimmigrationCongress, ratings of Congressional leadersElection 2020, the Democratic PrimariesTrust in Government, and which party voters trust on key issues. It’s all part of our mission to enhance the public dialogue through data-driven analysis that explores the underlying currents of public opinion (read About Us).

Please follow our work on TwitterFacebook, and YouTube.

The national survey of 1,000 Registered Voters was conducted September 1-2, 2019 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology and a Demographic Profile of the sample). Results from the full sample have +/-3.1 Margin of Sampling Error with a 95% level of confidence.

Neither Scott Rasmussen nor ScottRasmussen.com has any relationship with Rasmussen Reports® (see About Us).

Posted in Poll Results

Scott's Newsletter
Sign up for Scott's newsletter and get his political insight delivered right to your inbox!