Sanders is most popular senator, according to constituent poll

A new Morning Consult poll finds that Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersProtect women's right to choose how and when they work Senate braces for a nasty debt ceiling fight Schumer leaves door open for second vote on bipartisan infrastructure deal 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 CollinsTransit funding, broadband holding up infrastructure deal The Hill's Morning Report - Infrastructure vote fails; partisan feud erupts over Jan. 6 panel Senate falling behind on infrastructure MORE (R-Maine) follows closely behind, with 79 percent approval and 13 percent disapproval.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellS.E. Cupp: 'The politicization of science and health safety has inarguably cost lives' Poll: Potential Sununu-Hassan matchup in N.H. a dead heat  Business groups urge lawmakers to stick with bipartisan infrastructure deal 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 CruzPoll: Trump leads 2024 GOP primary trailed by Pence, DeSantis US, Germany reach deal on controversial Russian pipeline State, Dems call out Cruz over holds ahead of key Russian talks 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 RubioHillicon Valley: Democrats introduce bill to hold platforms accountable for misinformation during health crises | Website outages hit Olympics, Amazon and major banks Senators introduce bipartisan bill to secure critical groups against hackers Hillicon Valley: Senators introduce bill to require some cyber incident reporting | UK citizen arrested in connection to 2020 Twitter hack | Officials warn of cyber vulnerabilities in water systems 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.