Lee Has Higher Approval Rating than Hatch

It's not much, but Sen. Mike Lee has a slightly higher approval rating than Sen. Orrin Hatch in the latest Utah Voter Poll.

The November poll from the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy at Brigham Young University, finds Hatch with a 50% favorable rating, while Lee's favorable rating is 52%.

Those numbers for Lee track closely with the latest job approval numbers from Utah Policy.com where 54% of Utahns approve of Lee's job performance.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz has the highest approval rating of Utah's Congressional delegation at 57%.

Another way to look at these numbers is the net-favorable rating of each member of Congress. None of Utah's delegation has a negative net-approval rating.

  • Sen. Orrin Hatch has a +1 net-favorable rating (50% favorable/49% unfavorable)
  • Sen. Mike Lee has a +7 net-favorable rating (52/45)
  • Rep. Mia Love has a +5 net-favorable rating (47/42)
  • Rep. Chris Stewart has a +19 net-favorable rating (45/26)
  • Rep. Jason Chaffetz has a +18 net-favorable rating (57/39)
  • Rep. Rob Bishop has a +16 net-favorable rating (50/34)