the right-wing Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott’s approval rating has hit new lows as most Texans say the state is on the “wrong track,” according to a poll from The Texas Policy Project at the University of Texas at Austin.
The survey found that 41 percent of Texans approved of the job Abbott is doing, compared to 50 percent who disapproved of his job performance.
The approval is the worst approval of this year. in June 44 percent approved of the governor’s performance.
Fifty-two percent of voters said the state is headed in the wrong direction, the worst poll the institute has recorded since it started in 2008.
the poll also found that Abbott’s job approval dropped among all partisan groups and among independents.
His GOP approval dropped from 77 percent to 73 percent.