Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb (R) and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker (D) have the support of at least half of their state’s voters, according to a poll conducted by Morning Consult.
The poll released this week found that 54% of registered voters in Indiana approve of Holcomb’s performance, against 35% who do not. While 51% of Illinois registered voters approve of Pritzker’s performance, against 44% who do not.
That puts Holcomb’s approval ranking at 20th among the nation’s governors just below Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear (D). While Pritzker’s rating placed him at 34th, just below Washington Governor Jay Inslee (D), according to the poll.
Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon and Gov. Phil Scott of Vermont had the highest approval ratings according to Morning Consult, both at 74%. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts (73%), Larry Hogan of Maryland (70%), and Jim Justice of West Virginia (66%) rounded out the top 5.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s approval rating was 57%, ranked 13th.
The top eight spots all belonged to Republican governors, and the highest-ranked Democratic governor was Ned Lamont of Connecticut.
The least popular governors were Dan McKee (D-RI), Kate Brown (D-OR), and David Ige (D-HI).