Hatch and Lee’s Approval Ratings Jump in New Poll

Orrin HatchBoth Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee have markedly improved approval ratings according to a new nationwide poll of all 50 states.

Morning Consult measured the approval ratings for each of the 100 U.S. Senators. Hatch’s approval rating sits at 54% while Lee’s is at 53%. Hatch’s disapproval rating among Utahns is 35% while Lee’s is at 28%. Both sets of numbers are improved from an April survey, also by Morning Consult, gave Hatch a 49/41% approval/disapproval rating and Lee a 48/29%.

Hatch’s office hailed the new numbers saying “At a time when Americans are generally dissatisfied with the status quo and many senators do not have the support of a majority in their states, interesting that both Senators Hatch and Lee remain popular among Utahns.”

According to the survey the “most popular” Senators in America are:

  1. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
  2. Susan Collins (R-ME)
  3. John Thune (R-SD)
  4. Thomas Carper (D-DE)
  5. Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
  6. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
  7. Brian Schatz (D-HI)
  8. Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
  9. John Hoeven (R-ND)
  10. John Reed (D-RI)

And, the “least popular” Senators in America according to the survey:

  1. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
  2. Pat Roberts (R-KS)
  3. Harry Reid (D-NV)
  4. John McCain (R-AZ)
  5. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
  6. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
  7. David Vitter (R-LA)
  8. Joe Manchin (D-WV)
  9. Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
  10. Mark Kirk (R-Il)