Special Report

America's Most and Least Popular Senators

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41. Sen. Steve Daines (R) of Montana
> Popularity: 47% approve; 31% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2015
> Current term ends: 2021
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in MT: 63.0% (2nd highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.7% (24th lowest)

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42. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R) of West Virginia
> Popularity: 47% approve; 33% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2015
> Current term ends: 2021
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in WV: 43.4% (5th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 5.3% (2nd highest)

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43. Sen. Marco Rubio (R) of Florida
> Popularity: 47% approve; 34% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2011
> Current term ends: 2023
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in FL: 47.0% (11th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.6% (22nd lowest)

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44. Sen. Rick Scott (R) of Florida
> Popularity: 47% approve; 36% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2019
> Current term ends: 2025
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in FL: 47.0% (11th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.6% (22nd lowest)

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45. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D) of Wisconsin
> Popularity: 47% approve; 37% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2013
> Current term ends: 2025
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in WI: 62.6% (3rd highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3% (11th lowest)

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46. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D) of Connecticut
> Popularity: 47% approve; 38% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2011
> Current term ends: 2023
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in CT: 48.3% (18th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.1% (15th highest)

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47. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D) of Maryland
> Popularity: 46% approve; 22% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2017
> Current term ends: 2023
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in MD: 49.7% (24th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.9% (21st highest)

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48. Sen. John Neely Kennedy (R) of Louisiana
> Popularity: 46% approve; 26% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2017
> Current term ends: 2023
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in LA: 47.9% (16th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.9% (3rd highest)

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49. Sen. James Lankford (R) of Oklahoma
> Popularity: 46% approve; 27% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2015
> Current term ends: 2023
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in OK: 47.1% (12th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.4% (20th lowest)

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50. Sen. Jim Risch (R) of Idaho
> Popularity: 46% approve; 28% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2009
> Current term ends: 2021
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in ID: 45.2% (8th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 2.8% (7th lowest)

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