The list includes Charlie Baker of Massachusetts, who has the highest approval rating at 71 percent, along with Larry Hogan of Maryland, Matt Mead of Wyoming, Doug Burgum of North Dakota, Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota, Kay Ivey of Alabama, Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Phil Scott of Vermont, Gary Herbert of Utah, Bill Haslam of Tennessee, and Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas.
Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere analyzed the list and what it means for the Republican Party’s state-level influence on Tuesday’s “Pat & Stu.”
One factor in the top 10 list is the overwhelming prevalence of Republican governors. Of the bottom 10 least popular governors, seven are Republican. Both of those numbers make sense when you realize there are only 16 Democratic governors in the country.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is still the least popular governor in the country with a disapproval rating of 69 percent.
For the latest approval ratings, Morning Consult surveyed 195,704 registered U.S. voters from April 1 through July 10.