Senator Doug Jones, D-Alabama, has maintained a consistent approval rating since last quarter, according to a new poll.
The Morning Consult’s newest Senator Approval Ranking for the fourth quarter of last year shows Jones’ current approval rating sits at 41 percent with a disapproval rating of 35 percent for a net approval rating of plus 6 points. 24 percent of those polled answered were unsure.
In the third quarter of last year, Jones’ approval rating was 41 percent with a disapproval rating of 36 percent for a net approval rating of 5 points.
The poll also measures senators approval rating among Democrats and Republicans.
Among Democrats, Jones has a net approval rating of 52 points. Among Republicans, Jones has a rating of negative 25 points.
The poll shows Richard Shelby, R-Alabama, approval rating at 46 percent with a disapproval rating of 29 percent for a net approval rating of 17 points. The new poll shows an increase of 2 percent in Shelby’s approval rating since the third quarter of last year.
Shelby has a net approval rating of 45 points among Republicans and a rating of negative 12 points among Democrats.
Morning Consult conducted 494,899 surveys with registered U.S. voters from October 1 through December 31, 2019, to determine the Q4 2019 Senator Rankings to measure the difference between the share of voters who approve of a senator’s job performance minus those who disapprove.
The top 10 senators with the highest approval rankings in the Morning Consult poll are:
1. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont – 65 percent
2. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming – 64 percent
3. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont – 64 percent
4. Mike Enzi, R-Wyoming – 62 percent
5. Angus King, I-Maine – 58 percent
6. John Hoeven, R-North Dakota – 56 percent
7. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota – 56 percent
8. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island – 53 percent
9. Chris Coons, D-Delaware – 52 percent
10. John Thune, R-South Dakota – 52 percent