APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF 10/25/05
SORT ► ALPHABETICAL BY STATE
ALPHABETICAL BY SENATOR'S LAST NAME
BY HIGHEST 'NET JOB APPROVAL'
BY HIGHEST APPROVAL
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SORTED FROM HIGHEST 10/05 APPROVAL RATING TO LOWEST
APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF 10/25/05
10/25/05 Net 10/05
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# State U.S. Senator Party Sr/Jr Approve Disapprove
1 ME Collins, Susan R Jr 79% 18% 61% Track ME Jr
1 ME Snowe, Olympia R Sr 79% 19% 60% Track ME Sr
3 ND Conrad, Kent D Sr 73% 23% 50% Track ND Sr
3 SD Johnson, Tim D Sr 73% 22% 51% Track SD Sr
3 IL Obama, Barack D Jr 73% 21% 52% Track IL Jr
6 ND Dorgan, Byron D Jr 72% 24% 48% Track ND Jr
7 VT Leahy, Patrick D Sr 70% 23% 47% Track VT Sr
8 CT Lieberman, Joseph D Jr 69% 27% 42% Track CT Jr
8 WV Rockefeller, Jay D Jr 69% 26% 43% Track WV Jr
8 AK Stevens, Ted R Sr 69% 25% 44% Track AK Sr
11 HI Inouye, Daniel D Sr 68% 24% 44% Track HI Sr
12 IA Grassley, Charles R Sr 67% 28% 39% Track IA Sr
12 RI Reed, Jack D Sr 67% 26% 41% Track RI Sr
14 VT Jeffords, James I Jr 66% 29% 37% Track VT Jr
15 WV Byrd, Robert D Sr 65% 32% 33% Track WV Sr
15 UT Hatch, Orrin R Sr 65% 29% 36% Track UT Sr
15 IN Lugar, Richard R Sr 65% 25% 40% Track IN Sr
18 ID Crapo, Michael R Jr 64% 26% 38% Track ID Jr
18 NM Domenici, Pete R Sr 64% 32% 32% Track NM Sr
20 IN Bayh, Evan D Jr 63% 31% 32% Track IN Jr
20 NM Bingaman, Jeff D Jr 63% 29% 34% Track NM Jr
20 DE Carper, Thomas D Jr 63% 28% 35% Track DE Jr
20 NY Clinton, Hillary D Jr 63% 34% 29% Track NY Jr
20 AZ McCain, John R Sr 63% 32% 31% Track AZ Sr
20 NE Nelson, Ben D Jr 63% 29% 34% Track NE Jr
26 MS Lott, Trent R Jr 62% 32% 30% Track MS Jr
26 MD Mikulski, Barbara D Jr 62% 31% 31% Track MD Jr
26 WY Thomas, Craig R Sr 62% 29% 33% Track WY Sr
29 CT Dodd, Christopher D Sr 61% 31% 30% Track CT Sr
29 AR Pryor, Mark D Jr 61% 30% 31% Track AR Jr
29 OR Wyden, Ron D Sr 61% 28% 33% Track OR Sr
32 MT Baucus, Max D Sr 60% 35% 25% Track MT Sr
32 UT Bennett, Robert R Jr 60% 28% 32% Track UT Jr
32 ID Craig, Larry R Sr 60% 32% 28% Track ID Sr
32 WY Enzi, Michael R Jr 60% 31% 29% Track WY Jr
32 MA Kennedy, Edward D Sr 60% 34% 26% Track MA Sr
32 AL Shelby, Richard R Sr 60% 32% 28% Track AL Sr
32 SD Thune, John R Jr 60% 36% 24% Track SD Jr
39 MS Cochran, Thad R Sr 59% 33% 26% Track MS Sr
39 NE Hagel, Chuck R Sr 59% 34% 25% Track NE Sr
41 HI Akaka, Daniel D Jr 58% 34% 24% Track HI Jr
41 NC Dole, Elizabeth R Sr 58% 34% 24% Track NC Sr
41 SC Graham, Lindsey R Sr 58% 32% 26% Track SC Sr
41 TX Hutchison, Kay R Sr 58% 35% 23% Track TX Sr
41 NV Reid, Harry D Sr 58% 37% 21% Track NV Sr
41 CO Salazar, Ken D Jr 58% 34% 24% Track CO Jr
41 LA Vitter, David R Jr 58% 34% 24% Track LA Jr
41 VA Warner, John R Sr 58% 31% 27% Track VA Sr
49 DE Biden, Joseph D Sr 57% 37% 20% Track DE Sr
49 WI Kohl, Herb D Sr 57% 34% 23% Track WI Sr
49 AK Murkowski, Lisa R Jr 57% 36% 21% Track AK Jr
49 NY Schumer, Charles D Sr 57% 36% 21% Track NY Sr
49 AL Sessions, Jeff R Jr 57% 34% 23% Track AL Jr
54 RI Chafee, Lincoln R Jr 56% 37% 19% Track RI Jr
54 IA Harkin, Tom D Jr 56% 38% 18% Track IA Jr
56 MO Bond, Kit R Sr 55% 37% 18% Track MO Sr
56 WI Feingold, Russell D Jr 55% 39% 16% Track WI Jr
56 NH Gregg, Judd R Sr 55% 33% 22% Track NH Sr
56 AR Lincoln, Blanche D Sr 55% 36% 19% Track AR Sr
56 KY McConnell, Mitch R Sr 55% 36% 19% Track KY Sr
56 WA Murray, Patty D Sr 55% 36% 19% Track WA Sr
56 OR Smith, Gordon R Jr 55% 32% 23% Track OR Jr
63 CA Boxer, Barbara D Jr 54% 36% 18% Track CA Jr
63 NV Ensign, John R Jr 54% 34% 20% Track NV Jr
63 CA Feinstein, Dianne D Sr 54% 35% 19% Track CA Sr
63 MD Sarbanes, Paul D Sr 54% 34% 20% Track MD Sr
67 MI Levin, Carl D Sr 53% 37% 16% Track MI Sr
68 MT Burns, Conrad R Jr 52% 43% 9% Track MT Jr
68 WA Cantwell, Maria D Jr 52% 37% 15% Track WA Jr
68 MA Kerry, John D Jr 52% 42% 10% Track MA Jr
71 TN Alexander, Lamar R Jr 51% 36% 15% Track TN Jr
71 MN Coleman, Norm R Jr 51% 41% 10% Track MN Jr
71 GA Isakson, Johnny R Jr 51% 35% 16% Track GA Jr
71 KS Roberts, Pat R Jr 51% 39% 12% Track KS Jr
71 PA Specter, Arlen R Sr 51% 43% 8% Track PA Sr
71 MO Talent, Jim R Jr 51% 40% 11% Track MO Jr
77 KS Brownback, Sam R Sr 50% 43% 7% Track KS Sr
77 IL Durbin, Richard D Sr 50% 40% 10% Track IL Sr
77 MI Stabenow, Debbie D Jr 50% 39% 11% Track MI Jr
77 OH Voinovich, George R Jr 50% 42% 8% Track OH Jr
81 VA Allen, George R Jr 49% 38% 11% Track VA Jr
81 KY Bunning, Jim R Jr 49% 39% 10% Track KY Jr
81 NJ Corzine, Jon D Sr 49% 44% 5% Track NJ Sr
81 TN Frist, Bill R Sr 49% 45% 4% Track TN Sr
81 OK Inhofe, James R Sr 49% 39% 10% Track OK Sr
81 NH Sununu, John R Jr 49% 39% 10% Track NH Jr
87 OK Coburn, Tom R Jr 48% 42% 6% Track OK Jr
87 AZ Kyl, Jon R Jr 48% 38% 10% Track AZ Jr
87 LA Landrieu, Mary D Sr 48% 46% 2% Track LA Sr
87 FL Martinez, Mel R Jr 48% 41% 7% Track FL Jr
91 NC Burr, Richard R Jr 47% 38% 9% Track NC Jr
91 GA Chambliss, Saxby R Sr 47% 40% 7% Track GA Sr
91 SC DeMint, Jim R Jr 47% 41% 6% Track SC Jr
94 TX Cornyn, John R Jr 46% 41% 5% Track TX Jr
94 FL Nelson, Bill D Sr 46% 38% 8% Track FL Sr
96 OH DeWine, Mike R Sr 45% 43% 2% Track OH Sr
96 NJ Lautenberg, Frank D Jr 45% 45% 0% Track NJ Jr
96 PA Santorum, Rick R Jr 45% 48% -3% Track PA Jr
99 CO Allard, Wayne R Sr 44% 44% 0% Track CO Sr
99 MN Dayton, Mark D Sr 44% 46% -2% Track MN Sr
Weighted Average 54% 38% 16%  
('Weighted Average' means each state is weighted proportionally to its share of USA population. For example, California, the most populated state, is given 71 times the weight of WY the least populated state, in a weighted avg.)
Unweighted Average 57% 34% 23%  
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight; population density is not taken into account).
2005 SurveyUSA, Verona NJ. All Rights Reserved
600 adults age 18+ in each of the 50 states were interviewed by SurveyUSA 10/14/05 to 10/16/05. You must credit SurveyUSA and the media sponsor if you broadcast, print, or cite these results in whole or part. Click on each state to open a link which contains the margin of sampling error for each state, a complete statement of methodology, fully crosstabbed data and trendlines.