TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – They may have elected him governor, but a new poll shows more voters don’t like the job Rick Scott is doing than those who approve of his performance.

The Quinnipiac University poll, which was released Wednesday, shows 52 percent disapprove of how Scott is doing his job while only 36 percent approve.

That compares to 50 percent disapproving and 38 percent approving in the last poll by the Connecticut school in January.

It was Scott’s best showing since taking office in January 2011. Florida voters also have a dim view of Scott’s party with 50 percent having an unfavorable view of Republicans to 39 percent favorable.
An equal number of Floridians — 45 percent — favor and disfavor the Democratic Party.

Quinnipiac’s survey of 1,228 voters was taken between March 20 and March 26, with a plus or minus 2.8 percentage point margin of error.

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