Special Report

America's Most Popular Governors

30. New York
> Governor: Governor Kathy Hochul (D)
> Popularity: 52% approve, 34% disapprove
> In office since: 2021
> Running for office in 2022?: Yes

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29. Maine
> Governor: Governor Janet T. Mills (D)
> Popularity: 53% approve, 44% disapprove
> In office since: 2019
> Running for office in 2022?: Yes

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28. Texas
> Governor: Governor Greg Abbott (R)
> Popularity: 53% approve, 41% disapprove
> In office since: 2015
> Running for office in 2022?: Yes

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27. Minnesota
> Governor: Governor Tim Walz (D)
> Popularity: 53% approve, 41% disapprove
> In office since: 2019
> Running for office in 2022?: Yes

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26. New Jersey
> Governor: Governor Phil Murphy (D)
> Popularity: 53% approve, 39% disapprove
> In office since: 2018
> Running for office in 2022?: No election this year

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