Pelosi Viewed Favorably by 41% Unfavorably by 46%

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now viewed favorably by 41% of voters. That’s among her highest ratings of 2019. Since returning to the Speaker’s chair in January, Pelosi’s favorables have ranged from a low of 36% to a high of 42%.  The latest national survey also shows Pelosi is viewed  unfavorably by 46% (up three from last month) See topline trends.

Pelosi’s ratings include 17% with a Very Favorable opinion and 35% with a Very Unfavorable assessment.

Sixty-nine percent (69%) of Democrats have a favorable opinion of Pelosi. However, 72% of Republicans and 53% of Independent voters have an unfavorable view (see crosstab results).

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell earns favorable ratings from 29% and negative reviews from 43%.

Pelosi’s Republican counterpart, Kevin McCarthy, is viewed favorably by 28% and unfavorably by 31%. He remains an unknown to roughly half the nation’s voters. Still, his negative ratings have grown as he has become  better known.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s ratings are 32% favorable and 40% unfavorable.

Ratings for all four of these Congressional leaders are up slightly from a month ago. provides regular updates on public attitudes about Congress. Currently, 40% believe Congress is more liberal than the nation at large while 39% believe it is more conservative. Just 29% believe Congress will address major issues facing the nation prior to the next election.

Throughout 2019, Democrats have held a consistent lead in our daily Generic Congressional Ballot updates.

Vice President Mike Pence gets positive reviews from 47% of voters and negative assessments from another 40%. Those are Pence’s best numbers since last October.

President Trump’s job approval ratings have held steady around 46% for more than five months. 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 1,001 Registered Voters was conducted July 2-3, 2019 by 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.

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