Of those who described themselves as Democrats, 27 percent said they approve of Justice with 51 percent disapproving.
Of those who described themselves as liberals, 23.8 percent approve and 56.4 percent disapprove.
Justice, who won office convincingly last November as a Democrat, switched parties to Republican on August.
3 at a rally in Huntington for President Donald Trump.
But support remains lukewarm among those in his new party.
Of those who describe themselves as Republicans, 45.4 percent approve and 35.5 percent disapprove.
Senator Shelley Moore Capito Capito, a longtime Republican leader in West Virginia, has had to perform a balancing act during the Trump administration and the numbers might reflect that.
Forty percent of those responding said they approve of Capito while 38 percent say they disapprove.
The polling period occurred during the fallout of Justice’s staff, such as his firing of Democratic chief of staff Nick Casey.
Self-described moderates were more evenly divided on Trump.
Of those, 38.7 percent said they approve of Trump and 45.3 percent said they disapprove.
Twenty-two percent of those who responded are not sure.“You do have reaction to the party change that creates negativity potentially,” said professional pollster Rex Repass, who constructed the questions for the West Virginia Poll.
The latest version of the poll, released today, shows that 34 percent approve of Justice as governor while 44 percent disapprove.
So in a sense he’s jumped to the other side but they haven’t totally accepted him,” said political science professor Robert Rupp of West Virginia Wesleyan College, who was asked to draw conclusions from the West Virginia Poll results.“That has understandable context.