FRANKFORT, Ky. (FOX 56) — As Gov. Beshear prepares to defend his role in this year’s gubernatorial election, reports indicate Kentucky’s commander-in-chief is popular among voters.

A recent report by Morning Consult indicated six in 10 Kentucky voters approve of Beshear’s job performance while 34% disapprove.

The top 10 most popular governors in America are as follows, according to Morning Consult:

  1. Phil Scott (R-VT)
  2. Mark Gordon (R-WY)
  3. Charlie Baker (R-MA)
  4. Larry Hogan (R-MD)
  5. Jim Justice (R-WV)
  6. Bill Lee (R-TN)
  7. Doug Burgum (R-ND)
  8. Andy Beshear (D-KY)
  9. Kay Ivey (R-AL)
  10. Ned Lamont (D-CT)

The 60% approval rating places Beshear as the eighth most popular governor in America, but with the top seven categorized as republicans, making Beshear the most-liked democrat in his position.