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'
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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 HI Akaka, Daniel D Jr 58% 34% 24% Track HI Jr
2 TN Alexander, Lamar R Jr 51% 36% 15% Track TN Jr
3 CO Allard, Wayne R Sr 44% 44% 0% Track CO Sr
4 VA Allen, George R Jr 49% 38% 11% Track VA Jr
5 MT Baucus, Max D Sr 60% 35% 25% Track MT Sr
6 IN Bayh, Evan D Jr 63% 31% 32% Track IN Jr
7 UT Bennett, Robert R Jr 60% 28% 32% Track UT Jr
8 DE Biden, Joseph D Sr 57% 37% 20% Track DE Sr
9 NM Bingaman, Jeff D Jr 63% 29% 34% Track NM Jr
10 MO Bond, Kit R Sr 55% 37% 18% Track MO Sr
11 CA Boxer, Barbara D Jr 54% 36% 18% Track CA Jr
12 KS Brownback, Sam R Sr 50% 43% 7% Track KS Sr
13 KY Bunning, Jim R Jr 49% 39% 10% Track KY Jr
14 MT Burns, Conrad R Jr 52% 43% 9% Track MT Jr
15 NC Burr, Richard R Jr 47% 38% 9% Track NC Jr
16 WV Byrd, Robert D Sr 65% 32% 33% Track WV Sr
17 WA Cantwell, Maria D Jr 52% 37% 15% Track WA Jr
18 DE Carper, Thomas D Jr 63% 28% 35% Track DE Jr
19 RI Chafee, Lincoln R Jr 56% 37% 19% Track RI Jr
20 GA Chambliss, Saxby R Sr 47% 40% 7% Track GA Sr
21 NY Clinton, Hillary D Jr 63% 34% 29% Track NY Jr
22 OK Coburn, Tom R Jr 48% 42% 6% Track OK Jr
23 MS Cochran, Thad R Sr 59% 33% 26% Track MS Sr
24 MN Coleman, Norm R Jr 51% 41% 10% Track MN Jr
25 ME Collins, Susan R Jr 79% 18% 61% Track ME Jr
26 ND Conrad, Kent D Sr 73% 23% 50% Track ND Sr
27 TX Cornyn, John R Jr 46% 41% 5% Track TX Jr
28 NJ Corzine, Jon D Sr 49% 44% 5% Track NJ Sr
29 ID Craig, Larry R Sr 60% 32% 28% Track ID Sr
30 ID Crapo, Michael R Jr 64% 26% 38% Track ID Jr
31 MN Dayton, Mark D Sr 44% 46% -2% Track MN Sr
32 SC DeMint, Jim R Jr 47% 41% 6% Track SC Jr
33 OH DeWine, Mike R Sr 45% 43% 2% Track OH Sr
34 CT Dodd, Christopher D Sr 61% 31% 30% Track CT Sr
35 NC Dole, Elizabeth R Sr 58% 34% 24% Track NC Sr
36 NM Domenici, Pete R Sr 64% 32% 32% Track NM Sr
37 ND Dorgan, Byron D Jr 72% 24% 48% Track ND Jr
38 IL Durbin, Richard D Sr 50% 40% 10% Track IL Sr
39 NV Ensign, John R Jr 54% 34% 20% Track NV Jr
40 WY Enzi, Michael R Jr 60% 31% 29% Track WY Jr
41 WI Feingold, Russell D Jr 55% 39% 16% Track WI Jr
42 CA Feinstein, Dianne D Sr 54% 35% 19% Track CA Sr
43 TN Frist, Bill R Sr 49% 45% 4% Track TN Sr
44 SC Graham, Lindsey R Sr 58% 32% 26% Track SC Sr
45 IA Grassley, Charles R Sr 67% 28% 39% Track IA Sr
46 NH Gregg, Judd R Sr 55% 33% 22% Track NH Sr
47 NE Hagel, Chuck R Sr 59% 34% 25% Track NE Sr
48 IA Harkin, Tom D Jr 56% 38% 18% Track IA Jr
49 UT Hatch, Orrin R Sr 65% 29% 36% Track UT Sr
50 TX Hutchison, Kay R Sr 58% 35% 23% Track TX Sr
51 OK Inhofe, James R Sr 49% 39% 10% Track OK Sr
52 HI Inouye, Daniel D Sr 68% 24% 44% Track HI Sr
53 GA Isakson, Johnny R Jr 51% 35% 16% Track GA Jr
54 VT Jeffords, James I Jr 66% 29% 37% Track VT Jr
55 SD Johnson, Tim D Sr 73% 22% 51% Track SD Sr
56 MA Kennedy, Edward D Sr 60% 34% 26% Track MA Sr
57 MA Kerry, John D Jr 52% 42% 10% Track MA Jr
58 WI Kohl, Herb D Sr 57% 34% 23% Track WI Sr
59 AZ Kyl, Jon R Jr 48% 38% 10% Track AZ Jr
60 LA Landrieu, Mary D Sr 48% 46% 2% Track LA Sr
61 NJ Lautenberg, Frank D Jr 45% 45% 0% Track NJ Jr
62 VT Leahy, Patrick D Sr 70% 23% 47% Track VT Sr
63 MI Levin, Carl D Sr 53% 37% 16% Track MI Sr
64 CT Lieberman, Joseph D Jr 69% 27% 42% Track CT Jr
65 AR Lincoln, Blanche D Sr 55% 36% 19% Track AR Sr
66 MS Lott, Trent R Jr 62% 32% 30% Track MS Jr
67 IN Lugar, Richard R Sr 65% 25% 40% Track IN Sr
68 FL Martinez, Mel R Jr 48% 41% 7% Track FL Jr
69 AZ McCain, John R Sr 63% 32% 31% Track AZ Sr
70 KY McConnell, Mitch R Sr 55% 36% 19% Track KY Sr
71 MD Mikulski, Barbara D Jr 62% 31% 31% Track MD Jr
72 AK Murkowski, Lisa R Jr 57% 36% 21% Track AK Jr
73 WA Murray, Patty D Sr 55% 36% 19% Track WA Sr
74 NE Nelson, Ben D Jr 63% 29% 34% Track NE Jr
75 FL Nelson, Bill D Sr 46% 38% 8% Track FL Sr
76 IL Obama, Barack D Jr 73% 21% 52% Track IL Jr
77 AR Pryor, Mark D Jr 61% 30% 31% Track AR Jr
78 RI Reed, Jack D Sr 67% 26% 41% Track RI Sr
79 NV Reid, Harry D Sr 58% 37% 21% Track NV Sr
80 KS Roberts, Pat R Jr 51% 39% 12% Track KS Jr
81 WV Rockefeller, Jay D Jr 69% 26% 43% Track WV Jr
82 CO Salazar, Ken D Jr 58% 34% 24% Track CO Jr
83 PA Santorum, Rick R Jr 45% 48% -3% Track PA Jr
84 MD Sarbanes, Paul D Sr 54% 34% 20% Track MD Sr
85 NY Schumer, Charles D Sr 57% 36% 21% Track NY Sr
86 AL Sessions, Jeff R Jr 57% 34% 23% Track AL Jr
87 AL Shelby, Richard R Sr 60% 32% 28% Track AL Sr
88 OR Smith, Gordon R Jr 55% 32% 23% Track OR Jr
89 ME Snowe, Olympia R Sr 79% 19% 60% Track ME Sr
90 PA Specter, Arlen R Sr 51% 43% 8% Track PA Sr
91 MI Stabenow, Debbie D Jr 50% 39% 11% Track MI Jr
92 AK Stevens, Ted R Sr 69% 25% 44% Track AK Sr
93 NH Sununu, John R Jr 49% 39% 10% Track NH Jr
94 MO Talent, Jim R Jr 51% 40% 11% Track MO Jr
95 WY Thomas, Craig R Sr 62% 29% 33% Track WY Sr
96 SD Thune, John R Jr 60% 36% 24% Track SD Jr
97 LA Vitter, David R Jr 58% 34% 24% Track LA Jr
98 OH Voinovich, George R Jr 50% 42% 8% Track OH Jr
99 VA Warner, John R Sr 58% 31% 27% Track VA Sr
100 OR Wyden, Ron D Sr 61% 28% 33% Track OR 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.