Poll: Trump has 55 percent unfavorable rating in Georgia

A majority of voters in Georgia say they have an unfavorable impression of President TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo changes staff for Russia meeting after concerns raised about top negotiator's ties: report House unravels with rise of 'Les Enfants Terrible' Ben Carson: Trump is not a racist and his comments were not racist MORE, according to a new poll.

A University of Georgia poll commissioned by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution found that 55 percent of registered voters surveyed say that they have an unfavorable view of Trump, compared to 39 percent who had a favorable view. Four percent were undecided.

Some analysts believe Georgia could come into play in 2020, as factors such as diversifying demographics give momentum to Democrats. Trump won the state by just over 5 percentage points over Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump thanks 'vicious young Socialist Congresswomen' for his poll numbers Will Trump's racist tweets backfire? Democrats fret over Trump cash machine MORE in 2016.


Trump's favorability ratings are below former Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams (D), who's now weighing a possible bid for the White House or for Senate in 2020. 

Abrams had a favorability rating of 44 percent in the poll, but an equal percentage of registered voters had an unfavorable impression of the former state House minority leader. Ten percent of voters had no opinion.

Meanwhile, Georgia Sen. David Perdue (R), whom Abrams would challenge should she run for Senate, had a favorability rating of 46 percent, while 24 percent had an unfavorable impression. Twenty-eight percent had no opinion, however.

Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp (R), who narrowly beat Abrams last year, had a favorability rating of 46 percent and an unfavorability rating of 39 percent.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/University of Georgia poll surveyed 774 registered voters in the state between March 24 and April 8. The margin of error in the poll is 3.5 percentage points.