The Most and Least Popular Governors in America

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31. Gov. Mike DeWine (R) – Ohio
> Popularity: 48% approve; 32% disapprove
> Current term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> Governor’s salary: $153,650 (17th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.6% (7th highest)

32. Gov. Kristi Noem (R) – South Dakota
> Popularity: 48% approve; 41% disapprove (tied)
> Current term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> Governor’s salary: $113,961 (10th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.0% (11th lowest)

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33. Gov. Mike Parson (R) – Missouri
> Popularity: 48% approve; 25% disapprove
> Current term: June 2018 – Jan. 2021
> Governor’s salary: $133,821 (20th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.2% (13th lowest)

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34. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) – New Mexico
> Popularity: 47% approve; 37% disapprove
> Current term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> Governor’s salary: $110,000 (9th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.9% (3rd highest)

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35. Gov. Jay Inslee (D) – Washington
> Popularity: 47% approve; 35% disapprove
> Current term: Jan. 2017 – Jan. 2021
> Governor’s salary: $183,072 (6th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.5% (9th highest)