According to the poll, 39% of those surveyed view Trump favorably while 48% said they had an unfavorable view. Meanwhile, former President Barack Obama was viewed favorably by 59% of those polled and unfavorably by 37%. Gov. Rick Snyder was viewed favorably by 44% and unfavorably by 46%.
As for the job Trump was doing during his first weeks in office, 40% viewed it positively, and 54% negatively.
But the news is not all bad for Trump. In Macomb County and northern Michigan, where he scored decisive wins in November, support is solid. In Macomb, 54% viewed him favorably compared to 41% in Oakland County and 28% in Wayne. In northern Michigan, Trump got his biggest numbers, with 58% viewing him favorably.
Among conservatives, Republicans and tea party members, Trump also saw big numbers, with 97% of strong tea party members and 72% of self-described conservative voters rating his job performance as excellent or good. But only 3% of African Americans and 37% of women gave him excellent or good grades. Among independents, 44% rated his performance as good or excellent while 47% rated him fair or poor.