Rob Portman Sees GOP Support Slip After Backing Marriage Equality
The dip is due to a 13-point increase in his disapproval rating among Republicans. Forty-one percent of GOP voters said they view Portman less favorably because of his shift. Overall, 20 percent of voters think more favorably of the senator now, 25 percent think less favorably and 53 percent say it makes no difference. Portman’s disapproval rating with independents is also up slightly.