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 ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE MEDIA SPONSOR
APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF 10/25/05
10/25/05 Net 10/05
Approval
Tracking
Graphs
# State U.S. Senator Party Sr/Jr Approve Disapprove
1 AL Shelby, Richard R Sr 60% 32% 28% Track AL Sr WKRG-TV
2 AL Sessions, Jeff R Jr 57% 34% 23% Track AL Jr WKRG-TV
3 AK Stevens, Ted R Sr 69% 25% 44% Track AK Sr
4 AK Murkowski, Lisa R Jr 57% 36% 21% Track AK Jr
5 AZ McCain, John R Sr 63% 32% 31% Track AZ Sr KPNX-TV
6 AZ Kyl, Jon R Jr 48% 38% 10% Track AZ Jr KPNX-TV
7 AR Lincoln, Blanche D Sr 55% 36% 19% Track AR Sr KTHV-TV
8 AR Pryor, Mark D Jr 61% 30% 31% Track AR Jr KTHV-TV
9 CA Feinstein, Dianne D Sr 54% 35% 19% Track CA Sr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
10 CA Boxer, Barbara D Jr 54% 36% 18% Track CA Jr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
11 CO Allard, Wayne R Sr 44% 44% 0% Track CO Sr KUSA-TV
12 CO Salazar, Ken D Jr 58% 34% 24% Track CO Jr KUSA-TV
13 CT Dodd, Christopher D Sr 61% 31% 30% Track CT Sr WABC-TV
14 CT Lieberman, Joseph D Jr 69% 27% 42% Track CT Jr WABC-TV
15 DE Biden, Joseph D Sr 57% 37% 20% Track DE Sr WCAU-TV
16 DE Carper, Thomas D Jr 63% 28% 35% Track DE Jr WCAU-TV
17 FL Nelson, Bill D Sr 46% 38% 8% Track FL Sr WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WKMG-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
18 FL Martinez, Mel R Jr 48% 41% 7% Track FL Jr WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WKMG-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
19 GA Chambliss, Saxby R Sr 47% 40% 7% Track GA Sr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
20 GA Isakson, Johnny R Jr 51% 35% 16% Track GA Jr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
21 HI Inouye, Daniel D Sr 68% 24% 44% Track HI Sr
22 HI Akaka, Daniel D Jr 58% 34% 24% Track HI Jr
23 ID Craig, Larry R Sr 60% 32% 28% Track ID Sr
24 ID Crapo, Michael R Jr 64% 26% 38% Track ID Jr
25 IL Durbin, Richard D Sr 50% 40% 10% Track IL Sr KSDK-TV
26 IL Obama, Barack D Jr 73% 21% 52% Track IL Jr KSDK-TV
27 IN Lugar, Richard R Sr 65% 25% 40% Track IN Sr WXIN-TV WHAS-TV
28 IN Bayh, Evan D Jr 63% 31% 32% Track IN Jr WXIN-TV WHAS-TV
29 IA Grassley, Charles R Sr 67% 28% 39% Track IA Sr KAAL-TV
30 IA Harkin, Tom D Jr 56% 38% 18% Track IA Jr KAAL-TV
31 KS Brownback, Sam R Sr 50% 43% 7% Track KS Sr KWCH-TV
32 KS Roberts, Pat R Jr 51% 39% 12% Track KS Jr KWCH-TV
33 KY McConnell, Mitch R Sr 55% 36% 19% Track KY Sr WHAS-TV
34 KY Bunning, Jim R Jr 49% 39% 10% Track KY Jr WHAS-TV
35 LA Landrieu, Mary D Sr 48% 46% 2% Track LA Sr
36 LA Vitter, David R Jr 58% 34% 24% Track LA Jr
37 ME Snowe, Olympia R Sr 79% 19% 60% Track ME Sr WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
38 ME Collins, Susan R Jr 79% 18% 61% Track ME Jr WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
39 MD Sarbanes, Paul D Sr 54% 34% 20% Track MD Sr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
40 MD Mikulski, Barbara D Jr 62% 31% 31% Track MD Jr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
41 MA Kennedy, Edward D Sr 60% 34% 26% Track MA Sr WBZ-TV
42 MA Kerry, John D Jr 52% 42% 10% Track MA Jr WBZ-TV
43 MI Levin, Carl D Sr 53% 37% 16% Track MI Sr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
44 MI Stabenow, Debbie D Jr 50% 39% 11% Track MI Jr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
45 MN Dayton, Mark D Sr 44% 46% -2% Track MN Sr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
46 MN Coleman, Norm R Jr 51% 41% 10% Track MN Jr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
47 MS Cochran, Thad R Sr 59% 33% 26% Track MS Sr
48 MS Lott, Trent R Jr 62% 32% 30% Track MS Jr
49 MO Bond, Kit R Sr 55% 37% 18% Track MO Sr KSDK-TV
50 MO Talent, Jim R Jr 51% 40% 11% Track MO Jr KSDK-TV
51 MT Baucus, Max D Sr 60% 35% 25% Track MT Sr
52 MT Burns, Conrad R Jr 52% 43% 9% Track MT Jr
53 NE Hagel, Chuck R Sr 59% 34% 25% Track NE Sr
54 NE Nelson, Ben D Jr 63% 29% 34% Track NE Jr
55 NV Reid, Harry D Sr 58% 37% 21% Track NV Sr KVBC-TV
56 NV Ensign, John R Jr 54% 34% 20% Track NV Jr KVBC-TV
57 NH Gregg, Judd R Sr 55% 33% 22% Track NH Sr WBZ-TV
58 NH Sununu, John R Jr 49% 39% 10% Track NH Jr WBZ-TV
59 NJ Corzine, Jon D Sr 49% 44% 5% Track NJ Sr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
60 NJ Lautenberg, Frank D Jr 45% 45% 0% Track NJ Jr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
61 NM Domenici, Pete R Sr 64% 32% 32% Track NM Sr KOB-TV
62 NM Bingaman, Jeff D Jr 63% 29% 34% Track NM Jr KOB-TV
63 NY Schumer, Charles D Sr 57% 36% 21% Track NY Sr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
64 NY Clinton, Hillary D Jr 63% 34% 29% Track NY Jr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
65 NC Dole, Elizabeth R Sr 58% 34% 24% Track NC Sr WTVD-TV WFMY-TV WBTV-TV
66 NC Burr, Richard R Jr 47% 38% 9% Track NC Jr WTVD-TV WFMY-TV WBTV-TV
67 ND Conrad, Kent D Sr 73% 23% 50% Track ND Sr
68 ND Dorgan, Byron D Jr 72% 24% 48% Track ND Jr
69 OH DeWine, Mike R Sr 45% 43% 2% Track OH Sr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV
70 OH Voinovich, George R Jr 50% 42% 8% Track OH Jr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV
71 OK Inhofe, James R Sr 49% 39% 10% Track OK Sr KFOR-TV KJRH-TV
72 OK Coburn, Tom R Jr 48% 42% 6% Track OK Jr KFOR-TV KJRH-TV
73 OR Wyden, Ron D Sr 61% 28% 33% Track OR Sr KATU-TV
74 OR Smith, Gordon R Jr 55% 32% 23% Track OR Jr KATU-TV
75 PA Specter, Arlen R Sr 51% 43% 8% Track PA Sr WCAU-TV WNEP-TV
76 PA Santorum, Rick R Jr 45% 48% -3% Track PA Jr WCAU-TV WNEP-TV
77 RI Reed, Jack D Sr 67% 26% 41% Track RI Sr WLNE-TV
78 RI Chafee, Lincoln R Jr 56% 37% 19% Track RI Jr WLNE-TV
79 SC Graham, Lindsey R Sr 58% 32% 26% Track SC Sr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV WBTV-TV
80 SC DeMint, Jim R Jr 47% 41% 6% Track SC Jr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV WBTV-TV
81 SD Johnson, Tim D Sr 73% 22% 51% Track SD Sr
82 SD Thune, John R Jr 60% 36% 24% Track SD Jr
83 TN Frist, Bill R Sr 49% 45% 4% Track TN Sr WBIR-TV
84 TN Alexander, Lamar R Jr 51% 36% 15% Track TN Jr WBIR-TV
85 TX Hutchison, Kay R Sr 58% 35% 23% Track TX Sr KPRC-TV WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
86 TX Cornyn, John R Jr 46% 41% 5% Track TX Jr KPRC-TV WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
87 UT Hatch, Orrin R Sr 65% 29% 36% Track UT Sr KSL-TV
88 UT Bennett, Robert R Jr 60% 28% 32% Track UT Jr KSL-TV
89 VT Leahy, Patrick D Sr 70% 23% 47% Track VT Sr
90 VT Jeffords, James I Jr 66% 29% 37% Track VT Jr
91 VA Warner, John R Sr 58% 31% 27% Track VA Sr WUSA-TV
92 VA Allen, George R Jr 49% 38% 11% Track VA Jr WUSA-TV
93 WA Murray, Patty D Sr 55% 36% 19% Track WA Sr KING-TV KATU-TV
94 WA Cantwell, Maria D Jr 52% 37% 15% Track WA Jr KING-TV KATU-TV
95 WV Byrd, Robert D Sr 65% 32% 33% Track WV Sr WUSA-TV
96 WV Rockefeller, Jay D Jr 69% 26% 43% Track WV Jr WUSA-TV
97 WI Kohl, Herb D Sr 57% 34% 23% Track WI Sr WDIO-TV
98 WI Feingold, Russell D Jr 55% 39% 16% Track WI Jr WDIO-TV
99 WY Thomas, Craig R Sr 62% 29% 33% Track WY Sr
100 WY Enzi, Michael R Jr 60% 31% 29% Track WY 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.