Brownback’s approval ratings plunged into the mid-30s shortly after his first year in office and, based on recent polling, have not recovered. More than 50 percent of likely Kansas voters express an unfavorable view of Brownback. Effective leaders build trust through actions that show authenticity and accountability. Brownback and his campaign strategists now realize that the only hope for reelection is to relentlessly hammer their Democratic opponent, Paul Davis, and try to drive Davis’ standing with voters even lower than the governor’s.
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