Gallup 'Favorable' Ratings: Pelosi 33%; Boehner 31%; Reid 27%; McConnell 23%
(CNSNews.com) – Although all four top leaders in the House and the Senate are viewed more negatively than positively by Americans, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was viewed the worst with a 49% “unfavorable” rating, according to a new Gallup survey.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) came in second with a 45% “unfavorable” rank.
In the survey, Gallup asked this question: “We’d like to get your overall opinion of some people in the news. As I read each name, please say if you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of these people – or if you have never heard of them. How about …?”
The results showed the following:
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio):
31% Favorable, 45% Unfavorable, 23% Never heard of/no opinion
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.):
33% Favorable, 49% Unfavorable, 18% Never heard of/no opinion
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.):
27% Favorable, 41% Unfavorable, 32% Never heard of/no opinion
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.):
23% Favorable, 40% Unfavorable, 37% Never heard of/no opinion
For the survey, conducted Apr. 24-30, 2014, Gallup conducted telephone interviews of a random sample of 1,513 adults, age 18 and older, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.