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Here are the most and least popular senators and governors in the US


UPDATE 10:25 a.m. EST:

Morning Consult also released its ranking of the most and least popular governors in the U.S. Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey earned the lowest popularity rating, with just a 25 percent approval from New Jersey residents.

Massachusetts' Charlie Baker earned the top spot with a 75 percent approval rating.  All of the top 10 governors were Republican. GOP governors also earned eight of the bottom ten slots as well. Nationally, Republican governors outnumber Democrats 33-16. 

The highest approval ratings:

  1. Charlie Baker (R-MA), 75 percent
  2. Larry Hogan (R-MD), 73 percent
  3. Doug Burgum (R-ND), 69 percent
  4. Phil Scott (R-VT), 68 percent
  5. Dennis Daugaard (R-SD), 68 percent
  6. Asa Hutchinson (R-AR), 67 percent
  7. Greg Abbott (R-TX) and Bill Haslam (R-TN), 64 percent (tie)
  8. Brian Sandoval (R-NV), 64 percent
  9. Gary Herbert (R-UT), 64 percent
  10. Nathan Deal (R-GA), 63 percent

The highest disapproval ratings:

  1. Chris Christie (R-NJ), 71 percent
  2. Sam Brownback (R-KS), 66 percent
  3. Dan Malloy (D-CT), 66 percent
  4. Rick Snyder (D-MI), 54 percent
  5. Bill Walker (I-AK), 53 percent
  6. Mary Fallin (R-OK), 52 percent
  7. Scott Walker (R-WI), 51 percent
  8. Bruce Rauner (R-IL), 51 percent
  9. Paul LePage (R-ME), 49 percent
  10. Susana Martinez (R-NM), 48 percent

A new Morning Consult poll of America's most and least popular senators has some familiar faces at the top and bottom.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has a 75 percent approval rating from his constituents, retaining his top rank. That's actually a decline for Sanders, who reached an 87 percent approval rating in September. And his fellow Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) is ranked second.

 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has the highest disapproval rating with 47 percent, compared to an approval rating of 44 percent.

The highest approval ratings:

  1. Bernie Sanders, 75 percent
  2. Patrick Leahy, 70 percent
  3. John Barrasso (R-WY), 69 percent
  4. Michael Enzi (R-WY), 68 percent
  5. Angus King (I-ME), 67 percent
  6. Susan Collins (R-ME), 67 percent
  7. John Thune (R-SD), 66 percent
  8. Brian Schatz (D-HI), 65 percent
  9. Thomas Carper (D-DE) and Ron Wyden (D-OR), 65 percent with 22 percent disapproving 
  10. John Hoeven (R-ND), 65 percent

The highest disapproval ratings

  1. Mitch McConnell, 47 percent
  2. John McCain (R-AZ), 43 percent
  3. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), 40 percent
  4. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), 40 percent
  5. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), 39 percent
  6. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ), 38 percent (tie)
  7. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), 38 percent with 47 percent disapproving (tie)
  8. Marco Rubio (R-FL), 38 percent
  9. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), 38 percent
  10. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), 37 percent
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Betsy DeVos bid to become education secretary could be in trouble. Two Republican senators, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, announced their opposition to DeVos in speeches on the Senate floor Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Murkowski saw the biggest drop, with her approval rating dropping 26 percentage points since 2016. Overall, North Carolina's senators -- Republicans Richard Burr and Thom Tillis -- were the least popular. 

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Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., addresses the media at the Ambassador Bridge border crossing, Monday, March 27, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Gary Peters (D-MI) won the dubious honor of being the least known senator, with 34 percent of respondents saying they didn't have an opinion or were undecided on him.

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