Public's view of Mitt Romney changed little
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The public’s view of Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyOvernight Health Care: Teen pregnancy program to focus on abstinence | Insurers warn against short-term health plan proposal | Trump VA pick faces tough sell The Hill's Morning Report - Lawsuits, investigations send Trump on Twitter tirade Romney: Parts of Comey book read 'too much like a novel’ MORE has changed little since the 2012 presidential election, according to a new Gallup poll.

Forty-seven percent of people in the United States viewed Romney favorably, according to the poll released Monday. Just after the election, 50 percent viewed him favorably.

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During his 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns, Romney’s favorability rating never exceeded 50 percent, Gallup says.

Gallup began polling the public on Romney’s favorability in 2006, when he served as governor of Massachusetts. 

The results come from a poll conducted from Feb. 6-9 that comes on the heels of the release of the Netflix documentary, “Mitt." 

In 2012, Obama won with 332 electoral votes, while Romney received 206. Romney has previously said he doesn’t intend to run for the president again in 2016.