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Nikki Haley Approval Rating: S.C. Governor Sees Slight Increase In New Poll

04/24/2012 11:17 am 11:17:24 | Updated Jun 24, 2012

The latest Winthrop University poll of South Carolinians shows that while the state is back on track, Gov. Nikki Haley's approval rating has only slightly improved.

The poll, released Tuesday, found that South Carolinians were evenly divided on if they approved of the way in which Haley was doing her job.

Of those polled, 37.3 percent of all respondents saying they approved of the governor's performance, while 36.5 percent reacted negatively. That's up slightly from December, when Haley's rating was less than 35 percent. But of the respondents, Republicans and Independents who are registered voters and lean Republican, Haley received an approval rating of 60 percent.

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