America's 10 Least Popular Governors Chris Christie makes the list but doesn't top it By Michael Harthorne, Newser Staff Posted Sep 20, 2016 3:37 PM CDT 74 comments Comments Gov. Chris Christie is one of the 10 least popular governors in the US, according to a survey released Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)Gov. Chris Christie is one of the 10 least popular governors in the US, according to a survey released Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) (Newser) – Morning Consult has released its rankings of the country's most and least popular governors, and a certain one-time presidential hopeful from New Jersey is near the top of the disapproval column. Politico reports Chris Christie is the third most unpopular governor in the country with a 68% disapproval rating. And that could actually get worse as Morning Consult, which surveyed nearly 72,000 registered voters, conducted its poll before the "Bridgegate" trial got started Monday. Here are the other nine governors joining Christie on the least popular list: Sam Brownback, Republican-Kansas: 71% disapproval, 23% approval Dan Malloy, Democrat-Connecticut: 70% disapproval, 26% approval Chris Christie, Republican-New Jersey: 68% disapproval, 29% approval Rick Snyder, Republican-Michigan: 61% disapproval, 33% approval Paul LePage, Republican-Maine: 58% disapproval, 39% approval Bruce Rauner, Republican-Illinois: 56% disapproval, 33% approval Gina Raimondo, Democrat-Rhode Island: 55% disapproval, 38% approval Robert Bentley, Republican-Alabama: 53% disapproval, 35% approval Mary Fallin, Republican-Oklahoma: 53% disapproval, 40% approval Scott Walker, Republican, Wisconsin: 53% disapproval, 43% approval See the full list here.