America’s Most and Least Popular Senators

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51. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R) of Oklahoma
> Popularity: 46% approve; 29% disapprove
> Assumed office: 11/17/1994
> Current term ends: 2021
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in OK: 47.1% (12th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.4% (20th lowest)

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52. Sen. Mike Lee (R) of Utah
> Popularity: 46% approve; 31% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2011
> Current term ends: 2023
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in UT: 54.0% (11th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.1% (12th lowest)

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53. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R) of Mississippi
> Popularity: 46% approve; 32% disapprove
> Assumed office: 4/9/2018
> Current term ends: 2021
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in MS: 53.8% (12th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.8% (5th highest)

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54. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R) of Tennessee
> Popularity: 46% approve; 32% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2019
> Current term ends: 2025
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in TN: 47.8% (15th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.5% (21st lowest)

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55. Sen. Tim Kaine (D) of Virginia
> Popularity: 46% approve; 34% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2013
> Current term ends: 2025
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in VA: 52.0% (19th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3% (11th lowest)

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56. Sen. Mazie K. Hirono (D) of Hawaii
> Popularity: 46% approve; 36% disapprove (tied)
> Assumed office: 1/3/2013
> Current term ends: 2025
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in HI: 40.4% (the lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 2.4% (the lowest)

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57. Sen. Cory Booker (D) of New Jersey
> Popularity: 46% approve; 36% disapprove (tied)
> Assumed office: 10/31/2013
> Current term ends: 2025
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in NJ: 48.3% (18th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.1% (15th highest)

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58. Sen. Bill Cassidy (R) of Louisiana
> Popularity: 45% approve; 27% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2015
> Current term ends: 2021
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in LA: 47.9% (16th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.9% (3rd highest)

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59. Sen. Richard Shelby (R) of Alabama
> Popularity: 45% approve; 30% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/1987
> Current term ends: 2023
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in AL: 48.8% (22nd lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.9% (21st highest)

60. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D) of Michigan
> Popularity: 45% approve; 34% disapprove
> Assumed office: 1/3/2001
> Current term ends: 2025
> Nov. 2018 voter participation in MI: 57.7% (7th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.1% (15th highest)