Poll: Sanders is most popular senator in any home state

Poll: Sanders is most popular senator in any home state
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersWorld leaders reach agreement on trade deal without United States: report Sanders on Brazile revelations: DNC needs ‘far more transparency’ Sen. Warren sold out the DNC MORE (I-Vt.) is the most popular senator out of senators in their home states, a new poll found.

A Morning Consult poll shows that Sanders has the highest approval rating out of senators in their home states, with a 75 percent approval rating in Vermont.

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Sanders has maintained this high level of popularity in recent months, earning the same approval rating in an April Morning Consult poll that also found he was the most popular senator at the time.


Sanders has been a vocal critic of the Trump administration and GOP leadership, holding rallies across the country in protest of the GOP’s healthcare bill in the Senate. He will travel to Iowa to promote his new book new month, creating speculation over whether he will make a second presidential run for 2020.

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) came in after Sanders at second with 69 percent, followed by fellow Hawaii Sen. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoSenators discuss 'me too' campaign on sexual harassment Dem senator: Trump's feuding with McCain shows how 'egocentric' he is Dem rep: Trump's DACA demands 'lack basic humanity' MORE (D) at 67 percent.

Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeGOP rushes to cut ties to Moore Flake on Moore defenders: 'This cannot be who we are' GOP senators raise concerns over tax plan MORE (R-Ariz.) had the lowest approval rating at 37 percent, and Sen. Gary Peters (R-Mich) had the second lowest with 38 percent, as well as the highest percentage of constituents who didn’t know or had no opinion on their senator at 33 percent.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell expects Paul to return to Senate next week Former Hill staff calls for mandatory harassment training Gaming the odds of any GOP tax bill getting signed into law MORE had the highest disapproval rating at 48 percent, followed by Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainGOP rushes to cut ties to Moore GOP strategist: 'There needs to be a repudiation' of Roy Moore by Republicans World leaders reach agreement on trade deal without United States: report MORE’s (R-Ariz.) 47 percent.

Morning Consult interviewed more than 140,000 registered voters across the country from April 1 to June 18.