As you can see McDonnell has the 2nd highest now, but Christie and Martinez have had higher approval ratings this month. The problem with New Mexico Governor Martinez is she has very little political experience. The problem with Christie is that he's a moderate and he's from Blue NJ, which Romney will likely not win with Christie on the ticket.
2. McDonnell is still as popular as he was when elected in 2009. Many people said McDonnell's election landslide in 2009 was a fluke because it was low turnout, off year election, and Craigh Deeds was a weak candidate. But after getting 59% in 2009, McDonnell is still as popular as ever according to the highly accurate RR.
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