Gov. Beverly Perdue is not alone in her problems in the polls.
Governors are getting pounded across the country, blamed for the bad economy and angering the public with their budget decisions, reports Rob Christensen.
Only two of 10 New Yorkers think Gov. David Paterson, a Democrat, is doing a good job, according to Stateline.org, a nonpartisan online newsletter on state governments.
Fifty-six percent of New Jersey voters think Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine should not be re-elected.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican, is viewed negatively by most California voters and Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, both Democrats, are seeing their numbers drop.
Some governors, such as Republcian M. Jodi Rell of Connecticut, have stayed popular with voters despite budget cuts. Rell strongly opposed tax increases.