YouGov’s Most Popular Politicians in America [2022]

Historical Political

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69

1

Barack Obama

U.S. President

32.17% (691 of 2148 votes)

41

2

James Earl Carter

U.S. President

52.76% (105 of 199 votes)

59

3

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Actor

46.99% (78 of 166 votes)

28

4

Bernie Sanders

Politician

60.78% (31 of 51 votes)

62

5

Joe Biden

U.S. President

45.09% (914 of 2027 votes)

27

6

Bill Clinton

U.S. President

61.28% (182 of 297 votes)

68

7

Kamala Harris

U.S. Vice President

32.73% (309 of 944 votes)

82

8

Madeleine Albright

U.S. Secretary of State

0% (0 of 1 votes)

14

9

Al Gore

U.S. Vice President

85.71% (6 of 7 votes)

42

10

George W. Bush

U.S. President

52.59% (61 of 116 votes)

44

11

Elizabeth Warren

U.S. Senator

50.70% (109 of 215 votes)

46

12

Hillary Rodham Clinton

First Lady

50.22% (228 of 454 votes)

57

13

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

U.S. Congressman

47.00% (659 of 1402 votes)

22

14

John Lewis

U.S. Congressman

64.63% (53 of 82 votes)

61

15

Nancy Pelosi

U.S. Congressman

45.83% (467 of 1019 votes)

55

16

Cory Booker

U.S. Senator

49.01% (74 of 151 votes)

17

17

Donald Trump

U.S. President

73.20% (1663 of 2272 votes)

87

18

Gabrielle Giffords

U.S. Congressman

0% (0 of 4 votes)

54

19

Ben Carson

Doctor

49.25% (33 of 67 votes)

18

20

Beto O'Rourke

Politician

68.75% (22 of 32 votes)

2

21

Elijah Cummings

U.S. Congressman

100% (1 of 1 votes)

33

22

Pete Buttigieg

Mayor

55.74% (34 of 61 votes)

56

23

Chuck Schumer

U.S. Senator

47.68% (113 of 237 votes)

40

24

John Kerry

U.S. Senator

52.94% (18 of 34 votes)

3

25

Henry Kissinger

U.S. Secretary of State

100% (1 of 1 votes)

24

26

Al Franken

Comedian

61.90% (26 of 42 votes)

26

27

Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator

61.35% (281 of 458 votes)

21

28

Sarah Palin

Politician

65.17% (189 of 290 votes)

32

29

Maxine Waters

U.S. Congressman

56.36% (62 of 110 votes)

90

30

Bob Dole

U.S. Senator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

1

31

Tammy Duckworth

U.S. Congressman

100% (6 of 6 votes)

43

31

Rand Paul

U.S. Senator

51.85% (28 of 54 votes)

89

33

Amy Klobuchar

U.S. Senator

0% (0 of 12 votes)

47

34

Mike Pence

U.S. Vice President

50.0% (11 of 22 votes)

48

35

Adam Schiff

U.S. Congressman

50.0% (126 of 252 votes)

31

36

Gavin Newsom

U.S. Governor

57.94% (124 of 214 votes)

34

37

Walter Mondale

Politician

55.56% (5 of 9 votes)

91

38

Julian Castro

Mayor

0% (0 of 0 votes)

88

39

Andrew Yang

Entrepreneur

0% (0 of 5 votes)

25

40

Greg Abbott

U.S. Governor

61.65% (381 of 618 votes)

13

41

Raphael Warnock

U.S. Senator

94.12% (16 of 17 votes)

63

42

Mike Huckabee

U.S. Governor

42.86% (3 of 7 votes)

65

43

Marco Rubio

U.S. Senator

35.29% (6 of 17 votes)

77

44

Newt Gingrich

U.S. Congressman

14.29% (1 of 7 votes)

81

45

Ilhan Omar

Politician

5.15% (10 of 194 votes)

66

46

Elizabeth Dole

U.S. Senator

33.33% (2 of 6 votes)

45

47

Joseph Kennedy III

U.S. Congressman

50.28% (89 of 177 votes)

4

48

Sheila Jackson-Lee

U.S. Congressman

100% (5 of 5 votes)

85

49

Trey Gowdy

U.S. Congressman

0% (0 of 0 votes)

36

50

Mitt Romney

U.S. Senator

55.00% (11 of 20 votes)

84

51

Ron Paul

Politician

0% (0 of 1 votes)

5

52

Allen West

Military Personnel

100% (1 of 1 votes)

71

53

Nikki Haley

U.S. Governor

31.25% (5 of 16 votes)

6

54

Joaquin Castro

Politician

100% (11 of 11 votes)

83

55

Andrew Young, Jr.

U.S. Congressman

0% (0 of 2 votes)

80

56

Harry Reid

U.S. Senator

7.14% (1 of 14 votes)

78

57

Adam Kinzinger

U.S. Congressman

11.24% (10 of 89 votes)

7

58

Donna Brazile

Politician

100% (2 of 2 votes)

76

59

Tim Scott

U.S. Senator

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

35

60

Jim Clyburn

U.S. Congressman

55.56% (5 of 9 votes)

86

61

Robert Reich

Economist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

60

62

Jared Kushner

Financier

46.97% (62 of 132 votes)

50

63

Patrick J. Kennedy

U.S. Congressman

50.0% (94 of 188 votes)

51

64

Michael Bloomberg

Entrepreneur

50.0% (5 of 10 votes)

15

65

Rashida Tlaib

Politician

83.33% (5 of 6 votes)

20

66

Dianne Feinstein

U.S. Senator

65.64% (107 of 163 votes)

16

67

Tim Kaine

U.S. Senator

75.00% (3 of 4 votes)

64

68

Joe Arpaio

Crime Fighter

37.50% (6 of 16 votes)

37

69

Joseph Lieberman

U.S. Senator

54.55% (6 of 11 votes)

8

70

Tom Cotton

U.S. Senator

100% (1 of 1 votes)

49

71

Jon Ossoff

U.S. Senator

50.0% (4 of 8 votes)

10

72

Barbara Boxer

U.S. Senator

100% (2 of 2 votes)

74

73

Steve Scalise

U.S. Congressman

27.78% (5 of 18 votes)

58

74

Kevin McCarthy (Politician)

U.S. Congressman

46.99% (289 of 615 votes)

98

75

Barry Goldwater

U.S. Senator

0% (0 of 1 votes)

9

76

Howard Dean

Politician

100% (1 of 1 votes)

19

77

Alan Keyes

Commentator

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

39

78

Lindsey Graham

U.S. Senator

53.33% (24 of 45 votes)

99

79

Michael S. Steele

Politician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

100

80

Scott Walker

U.S. Governor

0% (0 of 0 votes)

52

81

Paul Ryan

U.S. Congressman

50.0% (12 of 24 votes)

94

82

Donald Rumsfeld

Politician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

79

83

Rick Scott

U.S. Governor

9.09% (1 of 11 votes)

72

84

Rick Perry

U.S. Governor

30.30% (10 of 33 votes)

38

85

Dick Cheney

U.S. Vice President

53.85% (7 of 13 votes)

70

86

Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Congressman

31.58% (6 of 19 votes)

53

87

Herman Cain

Entrepreneur

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

23

88

Leon Panetta

Politician

62.50% (5 of 8 votes)

97

89

Michael Dukakis

U.S. Governor

0% (0 of 0 votes)

30

90

Jeb Bush

U.S. Governor

60.0% (3 of 5 votes)

92

91

John Edwards

U.S. Senator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

93

92

Jon Tester

U.S. Senator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

11

93

Barbara Lee

U.S. Congressman

100% (1 of 1 votes)

75

94

Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Senator

25.00% (2 of 8 votes)

95

95

Dick Durbin

U.S. Senator

0% (0 of 4 votes)

96

96

Dan Quayle

U.S. Vice President

0% (0 of 0 votes)

12

97

Deval Patrick

U.S. Governor

100% (4 of 4 votes)

29

98

Claire McCaskill

U.S. Senator

60.0% (3 of 5 votes)

73

99

Joe Walsh (Politician)

U.S. Congressman

28.57% (2 of 7 votes)

67

100

Pat Roberts (Politician)

U.S. Senator

33.33% (2 of 6 votes)