The Most and Least Popular Governors in America

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1. Gov. Charlie Baker (R) – Massachusetts
> Popularity: 73% approve; 16% disapprove
> Current term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> Governor’s salary: $185,000 (5th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.3% (15th lowest)

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2. Gov. Larry Hogan (R) – Maryland
> Popularity: 70% approve; 16% disapprove
> Current term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> Governor’s salary: $170,000 (13th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 3.9% (21st highest)

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3. Gov. Phil Scott (R) – Vermont
> Popularity: 64% approve; 23% disapprove
> Current term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2021
> Governor’s salary: $178,274 (7th highest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 2.7% (5th lowest)

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4. Gov. Mark Gordon (R) – Wyoming
> Popularity: 63% approve; 13% disapprove
> Current term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> Governor’s salary: $105,000 (7th lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 4.1% (15th highest)

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5. Gov. Chris Sununu (R) – New Hampshire
> Popularity: 62% approve; 26% disapprove
> Current term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2021
> Governor’s salary: $134,581 (21st lowest)
> 2018 state unemployment: 2.5% (3rd lowest)