Jerry Brown receives high marks from California Democrats for his job as governor, but nearly half say they don’t want him to run for president.
By David Siders
October 11, 2015
- Democratic voters oppose governor getting into race 48 percent to 39 percent
- Brown has repeatedly said he is not running for president
- There is precedent for in-state voters opposing their governor running
Jerry Brown isn’t running for president. If he were, he’d have this humbling incongruity to consider: While California Democrats overwhelmingly approve of the job Brown is doing as governor, they don’t tend to see him as presidential material.