Martin O’Malley is rounding out his eight years in office with improved ratings. But he is also among the most politically polarizing governors in the nation. O’Malley said this month that he is making preparations for a possible White House bid. Read related story.
SOURCE: This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone Feb. 13 to 16, among a random sample of 1,002 adult residents of Maryland. Interviews were conducted in English and Spanish on land lines and cell phones. The results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points, and five points for the 538 Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York. Other state poll sources: Star Tribune (Minn.), Marquette Law School (Wis.), Quinnipiac University (Fla., Colo., Ohio, N.Y., N.J., Iowa, Pa.), University of New Hampshire (N.H.), PPIC (Ca.), Vanderbilt (Tenn.), Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Ga.), Suffolk (Mass.) | The Washington Post