Survey ranks Daugaard as most popular governor

Governor Dennis Daugaard apparently has many fans in South Dakota.

A recent survey found him to be the most-liked governor in the United States.

According to the Morning Consult, a political media and research company, Daugaard has a 74 percent approval rating, with a disapproval rating of only 15 percent. The remaining 11 percent were undecided.

Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland had the next highest approval rating at 70 percent.

The results from the survey were released this week. Morning Consult says it got its results by surveying nearly 72,000 registered voters in all 50 states this summer.

Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas is the least-liked governor, with a disapproval rate of 71 percent.