Every quarter, Morning Consult publishes their list of gubernatorial approval ratings. The rankings are based on approval ratings and Republicans are consistently filling up the top 10. Here are each of the most popular governors this quarter, with their approval ratings in parentheses:
Charlie Baker (R-MA) (73%)
Baker has been serving as governor since January 2015. He has degrees from Harvard and Northwestern and served as a cabinet official under two governors. This is the tenth quarter in a row that Baker has been ranked the most popular governor in the U.S. with a 73% approval rating. He just won re-election in 2018 and will be up again in 2022.
Larry Hogan (R-MD) (70%)
Hogan was also sworn in as Maryland’s governor in January 2015. He is the second Republican governor in Maryland to win a second term. He previously had run for Maryland’s 5th Congressional District and came the closest ever to unseating now House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer. After working in the public sector, Hogan served as the Secretary of Appointments from 2003-2007. In July 2019, he was elected as chair of the National Governors Association.