She is the 16th most popular governor, and the 14th highest net approval (approval minus disapproval).
The bottom five governors are (from #50):
- Bob Taft (OH)
- Frank Murkowski (AK)
- Kathleen Blanco (LA, note that many Democratic voters are currently without phones)
- Arnold Schwarzenegger (CA)
- Matt Blunt (MO)
A recent Rasmussen poll shows the race unchanged since last month (last month in parentheses):
Sebelius (D) 47 (46)
Jennison (R) 36 (32)
Sebelius (D) 45 (46)
Barnett (R) 37 (35)
Governor Sebelius needs to gain less than half a point per month until next November. I expect she'll do fine, though I'm not saying this will be easy.