Sanders is most popular senator, according to constituent poll

A new Morning Consult poll finds that Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWarren to protest with striking Chicago teachers Sanders: 'Outrageous' to suggest Gabbard 'is a foreign asset' Democratic strategist: Sanders seeking distance from Warren could 'backfire' MORE (I-Vt.) is the most popular senator, according to constituent approval ratings.


Eighty percent of Vermont voters approve of Sanders, while just 17 percent disapprove. The Democratic presidential hopeful was also at the top of the list the last time such a poll was released, in November 2015.

Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsOvernight Energy: Perry to step down as Energy secretary | Future of big-game hunting council up in the air | Dems lose vote against EPA power plant rule Overnight Defense — Presented by Boeing — Pence says Turkey agrees to ceasefire | Senators vow to move forward with Turkey sanctions | Mulvaney walks back comments tying Ukraine aid to 2016 probe On The Money: Senate fails to override Trump veto over border emergency | Trump resort to host G-7 next year | Senators to push Turkey sanctions despite ceasefire | McConnell tees up funding votes MORE (R-Maine) follows closely behind, with 79 percent approval and 13 percent disapproval.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellTrump urges GOP to fight for him Senate Dems signal they'll support domestic spending package Trump's top picks for Homeland Security chief are ineligible for job: reports MORE (R-Ky.) keeps his spot as the least popular senator, with just 40 percent of Kentucky voters saying they approve, while 49 percent disapprove.

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Better Medicare Alliance - Trump has had a rough October Hillicon Valley: GOP lawmakers offer election security measure | FTC Dem worries government is 'captured' by Big Tech | Lawmakers condemn Apple over Hong Kong censorship Lawmakers condemn Apple, Activision Blizzard over censorship of Hong Kong protesters MORE (R-Texas) is near the middle of the pack, with 55 percent approval and 30 percent disapproval.

And former presidential candidate Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioTurkey says soldier killed despite cease-fire in Syria White House staggers after tumultuous 48 hours Erdoğan got the best of Trump, experts warn MORE (R-Fla.) saw his approval rating drop 5 points and his disapproval shoot up 8 points since November. Rubio dropped his presidential bid in March.

The poll surveyed 62,000 registered voters from Jan. 8 to April 17.