"IN DEBT? ABOUT EVEN? OR AHEAD?" AS OF 11/22/05
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 11/05 'IN DEBT' IN DESCENDING ORDER
SORTED BY 'AHEAD' IN DESCENDING ORDER
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# State '04 ECV In
Debt
About
Even
Ahead In
Debt
About
Even
Ahead
1 Arizona Bush 33% 37% 27% 31% 36% 30% AZ KPNX-TV
2 Alaska Bush 42% 30% 23% 35% 34% 28% AK
3 Minnesota Kerry 29% 40% 29% 35% 34% 27% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
3 Washington Kerry 35% 38% 25% 35% 35% 27% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
5 Hawaii Kerry 35% 36% 23% 33% 34% 26% HI KHON-TV
5 Nevada Bush 34% 37% 27% 35% 36% 26% NV KVBC-TV
5 Virginia Bush 36% 33% 27% 36% 34% 26% VA WUSA-TV WSLS-TV
8 California Kerry 32% 37% 27% 33% 39% 24% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
8 Kansas Bush 36% 35% 26% 39% 35% 24% KS KWCH-TV
8 Maryland Kerry 32% 37% 27% 36% 35% 24% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
8 New Hampshire Kerry 31% 38% 29% 36% 37% 24% NH WBZ-TV
8 North Dakota Bush 35% 33% 29% 36% 35% 24% ND
8 Texas Bush 43% 32% 22% 38% 34% 24% TX KPRC-TV WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
14 Connecticut Kerry 34% 37% 25% 32% 41% 23% CT WABC-TV
14 Florida Bush 33% 37% 28% 34% 38% 23% FL WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WKMG-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
14 Nebraska Bush 37% 33% 27% 41% 33% 23% NE
14 New Mexico Bush 36% 36% 24% 35% 38% 23% NM KOB-TV
14 Utah Bush 38% 35% 25% 38% 36% 23% UT KSL-TV
14 Vermont Kerry 34% 37% 26% 35% 39% 23% VT
14 Wyoming Bush 38% 34% 26% 36% 38% 23% WY
21 Montana Bush 36% 36% 25% 36% 39% 22% MT
21 Oregon Kerry 35% 35% 28% 39% 36% 22% OR KATU-TV
21 Tennessee Bush 39% 36% 22% 40% 35% 22% TN WBIR-TV
24 Colorado Bush 36% 34% 28% 40% 36% 21% CO KUSA-TV
24 Delaware Kerry 37% 34% 27% 41% 36% 21% DE WCAU-TV
24 Illinois Kerry 39% 33% 25% 39% 37% 21% IL KSDK-TV
24 Massachusetts Kerry 35% 33% 28% 32% 43% 21% MA WBZ-TV
24 New Jersey Kerry 34% 40% 22% 36% 40% 21% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
24 Oklahoma Bush 38% 37% 23% 41% 36% 21% OK KFOR-TV KJRH-TV
24 South Dakota Bush 34% 33% 27% 38% 38% 21% SD
31 Alabama Bush 38% 37% 21% 39% 37% 20% AL WKRG-TV
31 Georgia Bush 39% 33% 24% 40% 38% 20% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
31 Iowa Bush 39% 33% 25% 42% 35% 20% IA KAAL-TV
31 Maine Kerry 32% 41% 24% 37% 41% 20% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
31 Michigan Kerry 42% 32% 23% 42% 35% 20% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
31 Missouri Bush 38% 34% 25% 40% 35% 20% MO KSDK-TV
31 Wisconsin Kerry 38% 34% 25% 38% 39% 20% WI WDIO-TV
38 Idaho Bush 38% 33% 26% 40% 38% 19% ID
38 Indiana Bush 47% 31% 21% 42% 35% 19% IN WXIN-TV WHAS-TV
38 Mississippi Bush 43% 33% 21% 39% 37% 19% MS
38 New York Kerry 40% 37% 21% 39% 37% 19% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
38 Ohio Bush 43% 33% 19% 42% 35% 19% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV
38 Pennsylvania Kerry 36% 39% 22% 41% 37% 19% PA WCAU-TV WNEP-TV
38 Rhode Island Kerry 34% 36% 26% 37% 40% 19% RI WLNE-TV
38 South Carolina Bush 42% 34% 22% 42% 37% 19% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV WBTV-TV
38 West Virginia Bush 40% 35% 22% 39% 38% 19% WV WUSA-TV
47 Kentucky Bush 42% 33% 21% 43% 36% 18% KY WHAS-TV
48 Arkansas Bush 41% 41% 23% 43% 37% 17% AR KTHV-TV
48 Louisiana Bush 40% 35% 23% 42% 36% 17% LA
48 North Carolina Bush 43% 32% 22% 42% 39% 17% NC WTVD-TV WFMY-TV WBTV-TV
Weighted Average 37% 35% 24% 38% 37% 22%  
('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 37% 35% 25% 38% 37% 22%  
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight; population density is not taken into account).
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600 adults age 18+ in each of the 50 states were interviewed by SurveyUSA 11/11/05 to 11/13/05. 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.