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
Sorted
SORTED BY 10/05 'NET APPROVAL' (approval minus disapproval)
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
2 ME Snowe, Olympia R Sr 79% 19% 60% Track ME Sr
3 IL Obama, Barack D Jr 73% 21% 52% Track IL Jr
4 SD Johnson, Tim D Sr 73% 22% 51% Track SD Sr
5 ND Conrad, Kent D Sr 73% 23% 50% Track ND Sr
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 HI Inouye, Daniel D Sr 68% 24% 44% Track HI Sr
8 AK Stevens, Ted R Sr 69% 25% 44% Track AK Sr
10 WV Rockefeller, Jay D Jr 69% 26% 43% Track WV Jr
11 CT Lieberman, Joseph D Jr 69% 27% 42% Track CT Jr
12 RI Reed, Jack D Sr 67% 26% 41% Track RI Sr
13 IN Lugar, Richard R Sr 65% 25% 40% Track IN Sr
14 IA Grassley, Charles R Sr 67% 28% 39% Track IA Sr
15 ID Crapo, Michael R Jr 64% 26% 38% Track ID Jr
16 VT Jeffords, James I Jr 66% 29% 37% Track VT Jr
17 UT Hatch, Orrin R Sr 65% 29% 36% Track UT Sr
18 DE Carper, Thomas D Jr 63% 28% 35% Track DE Jr
19 NM Bingaman, Jeff D Jr 63% 29% 34% Track NM Jr
19 NE Nelson, Ben D Jr 63% 29% 34% Track NE Jr
21 WV Byrd, Robert D Sr 65% 32% 33% Track WV Sr
21 WY Thomas, Craig R Sr 62% 29% 33% Track WY Sr
21 OR Wyden, Ron D Sr 61% 28% 33% Track OR Sr
24 IN Bayh, Evan D Jr 63% 31% 32% Track IN Jr
24 NM Domenici, Pete R Sr 64% 32% 32% Track NM Sr
24 UT Bennett, Robert R Jr 60% 28% 32% Track UT Jr
27 AZ McCain, John R Sr 63% 32% 31% Track AZ Sr
27 MD Mikulski, Barbara D Jr 62% 31% 31% Track MD Jr
27 AR Pryor, Mark D Jr 61% 30% 31% Track AR Jr
30 CT Dodd, Christopher D Sr 61% 31% 30% Track CT Sr
30 MS Lott, Trent R Jr 62% 32% 30% Track MS Jr
32 NY Clinton, Hillary D Jr 63% 34% 29% Track NY Jr
32 WY Enzi, Michael R Jr 60% 31% 29% Track WY Jr
34 ID Craig, Larry R Sr 60% 32% 28% Track ID Sr
34 AL Shelby, Richard R Sr 60% 32% 28% Track AL Sr
36 VA Warner, John R Sr 58% 31% 27% Track VA Sr
37 MS Cochran, Thad R Sr 59% 33% 26% Track MS Sr
37 SC Graham, Lindsey R Sr 58% 32% 26% Track SC Sr
37 MA Kennedy, Edward D Sr 60% 34% 26% Track MA Sr
40 MT Baucus, Max D Sr 60% 35% 25% Track MT Sr
40 NE Hagel, Chuck R Sr 59% 34% 25% Track NE Sr
42 SD Thune, John R Jr 60% 36% 24% Track SD Jr
42 HI Akaka, Daniel D Jr 58% 34% 24% Track HI Jr
42 NC Dole, Elizabeth R Sr 58% 34% 24% Track NC Sr
42 CO Salazar, Ken D Jr 58% 34% 24% Track CO Jr
42 LA Vitter, David R Jr 58% 34% 24% Track LA Jr
47 OR Smith, Gordon R Jr 55% 32% 23% Track OR Jr
47 TX Hutchison, Kay R Sr 58% 35% 23% Track TX Sr
47 WI Kohl, Herb D Sr 57% 34% 23% Track WI Sr
47 AL Sessions, Jeff R Jr 57% 34% 23% Track AL Jr
51 NH Gregg, Judd R Sr 55% 33% 22% Track NH Sr
52 AK Murkowski, Lisa R Jr 57% 36% 21% Track AK Jr
52 NV Reid, Harry D Sr 58% 37% 21% Track NV Sr
52 NY Schumer, Charles D Sr 57% 36% 21% Track NY Sr
55 NV Ensign, John R Jr 54% 34% 20% Track NV Jr
55 MD Sarbanes, Paul D Sr 54% 34% 20% Track MD Sr
55 DE Biden, Joseph D Sr 57% 37% 20% Track DE Sr
58 RI Chafee, Lincoln R Jr 56% 37% 19% Track RI Jr
58 CA Feinstein, Dianne D Sr 54% 35% 19% Track CA Sr
58 AR Lincoln, Blanche D Sr 55% 36% 19% Track AR Sr
58 KY McConnell, Mitch R Sr 55% 36% 19% Track KY Sr
58 WA Murray, Patty D Sr 55% 36% 19% Track WA Sr
63 MO Bond, Kit R Sr 55% 37% 18% Track MO Sr
63 CA Boxer, Barbara D Jr 54% 36% 18% Track CA Jr
63 IA Harkin, Tom D Jr 56% 38% 18% Track IA Jr
66 WI Feingold, Russell D Jr 55% 39% 16% Track WI Jr
66 GA Isakson, Johnny R Jr 51% 35% 16% Track GA Jr
66 MI Levin, Carl D Sr 53% 37% 16% Track MI Sr
69 TN Alexander, Lamar R Jr 51% 36% 15% Track TN Jr
69 WA Cantwell, Maria D Jr 52% 37% 15% Track WA Jr
71 KS Roberts, Pat R Jr 51% 39% 12% Track KS Jr
72 VA Allen, George R Jr 49% 38% 11% Track VA Jr
72 MI Stabenow, Debbie D Jr 50% 39% 11% Track MI Jr
72 MO Talent, Jim R Jr 51% 40% 11% Track MO Jr
75 MN Coleman, Norm R Jr 51% 41% 10% Track MN Jr
75 MA Kerry, John D Jr 52% 42% 10% Track MA Jr
75 KY Bunning, Jim R Jr 49% 39% 10% Track KY Jr
75 IL Durbin, Richard D Sr 50% 40% 10% Track IL Sr
75 OK Inhofe, James R Sr 49% 39% 10% Track OK Sr
75 AZ Kyl, Jon R Jr 48% 38% 10% Track AZ Jr
75 NH Sununu, John R Jr 49% 39% 10% Track NH Jr
82 MT Burns, Conrad R Jr 52% 43% 9% Track MT Jr
82 NC Burr, Richard R Jr 47% 38% 9% Track NC Jr
84 FL Nelson, Bill D Sr 46% 38% 8% Track FL Sr
84 PA Specter, Arlen R Sr 51% 43% 8% Track PA Sr
84 OH Voinovich, George R Jr 50% 42% 8% Track OH Jr
87 KS Brownback, Sam R Sr 50% 43% 7% Track KS Sr
87 FL Martinez, Mel R Jr 48% 41% 7% Track FL Jr
87 GA Chambliss, Saxby R Sr 47% 40% 7% Track GA Sr
90 OK Coburn, Tom R Jr 48% 42% 6% Track OK Jr
90 SC DeMint, Jim R Jr 47% 41% 6% Track SC Jr
92 TX Cornyn, John R Jr 46% 41% 5% Track TX Jr
92 NJ Corzine, Jon D Sr 49% 44% 5% Track NJ Sr
94 TN Frist, Bill R Sr 49% 45% 4% Track TN Sr
95 OH DeWine, Mike R Sr 45% 43% 2% Track OH Sr
95 LA Landrieu, Mary D Sr 48% 46% 2% Track LA Sr
97 CO Allard, Wayne R Sr 44% 44% 0% Track CO Sr
97 NJ Lautenberg, Frank D Jr 45% 45% 0% Track NJ Jr
99 MN Dayton, Mark D Sr 44% 46% -2% Track MN Sr
100 PA Santorum, Rick R Jr 45% 48% -3% Track PA Jr
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.