Special Report

America's Most and Least Popular Senators

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1. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) of Vermont
> Popularity: 65% approve; 30% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2007
> Current term ends: 2025
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in VT: 54.2% (10th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 2.7% (5th lowest)

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2. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) of Vermont
> Popularity: 63% approve; 24% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/1975
> Current term ends: 2023
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in VT: 54.2% (10th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 2.7% (5th lowest)

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3. Sen. John Barrasso (R) of Wyoming
> Popularity: 59% approve; 26% disapprove
> Assumed office: 6/25/2007
> Current term ends: 2025
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in WY: 51.2% (22nd highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.1% (15th highest)

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4. Sen. Angus King (I) of Maine
> Popularity: 57% approve; 30% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2013
> Current term ends: 2025
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in ME: 64.5% (the highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.4% (20th lowest)

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5. Sen. John Hoeven (R) of North Dakota
> Popularity: 56% approve; 22% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2011
> Current term ends: 2023
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in ND: 59.8% (4th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 2.6% (4th lowest)

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6. Sen. Mike Enzi (R) of Wyoming
> Popularity: 56% approve; 23% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/1997
> Current term ends: 2021
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in WY: 51.2% (22nd highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.1% (15th highest)

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7. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D) of Minnesota
> Popularity: 55% approve; 32% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2007
> Current term ends: 2025
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in MN: 59.5% (5th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 2.9% (8th lowest)

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8. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) of New Hampshire
> Popularity: 54% approve; 34% disapprove (tied)
> Assumed office: 1/3/2009
> Current term ends: 2021
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in NH: 53.3% (16th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 2.5% (3rd lowest)

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9. Sen. John Thune (R) of South Dakota
> Popularity: 54% approve; 34% disapprove (tied)
> Assumed office: 1/3/2005
> Current term ends: 2023
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in SD: 51.0% (24th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3% (11th lowest)

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10. Sen. Chris Coons (D) of Delaware
> Popularity: 52% approve; 27% disapprove
> Assumed office: 11/15/2010
> Current term ends: 2021
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in DE: 48.8% (22nd lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.8% (25th lowest)

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