Poll: DC Mayor Muriel Bowser's approval rating drops sharply

By Bo Beard | May 16, 2024

Approval rating

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According to The Washington Post, a recent poll indicated a significant decline in Mayor Muriel Bowser's approval rating compared to a similar survey conducted in 2022. The Washington Post-Schar School poll revealed that 46% of respondents approved of Bowser's overall performance, a decrease from 58% in the previous survey. 

Nine-year tenure

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In 2019 and 2017, her approval ratings stood at 67%. This 46% approval rating marks the first instance in Bowser's nine-year tenure as mayor where her rating has fallen below the majority threshold.