The Most and Least Popular Governors in America

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46. Gov. Kate Brown (D) – Oregon
> Popularity: 38% approve; 50% disapprove
> Current term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> Governor’s salary: $98,600 (4th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.2% (13th highest)

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47. Gov. Gina Raimondo (D) – Rhode Island
> Popularity: 36% approve; 56% disapprove
> Current term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> Governor’s salary: $145,755 (25th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.1% (15th highest)

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48. Gov. David Ige (D) – Hawaii
> Popularity: 36% approve; 50% disapprove
> Current term: Dec. 2018 – Dec. 2022
> Governor’s salary: $158,700 (15th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 2.4% (the lowest)

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49. Gov. Ned Lamont (D) – Connecticut
> Popularity: 35% approve; 48% disapprove
> Current term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> Governor’s salary: $150,000 (19th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.1% (15th highest)

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50. Gov. Matt Bevin (R) – Kentucky
> Popularity: 34% approve; 53% disapprove
> Current term: Dec. 2015 – Dec. 2019
> Governor’s salary: $148,781 (23rd highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.3% (10th highest)