"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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5/15/2005 11/22/2005 Tracking
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# State 2004
ECV
In
Debt
About
Even
Ahead In
Debt
About
Even
Ahead
1 Alabama Bush 38% 37% 21% 39% 37% 20% AL WKRG-TV
2 Alaska Bush 42% 30% 23% 35% 34% 28% AK
3 Arizona Bush 33% 37% 27% 31% 36% 30% AZ KPNX-TV
4 Arkansas Bush 41% 41% 23% 43% 37% 17% AR KTHV-TV
5 California Kerry 32% 37% 27% 33% 39% 24% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
6 Colorado Bush 36% 34% 28% 40% 36% 21% CO KUSA-TV
7 Connecticut Kerry 34% 37% 25% 32% 41% 23% CT WABC-TV
8 Delaware Kerry 37% 34% 27% 41% 36% 21% DE WCAU-TV
9 Florida Bush 33% 37% 28% 34% 38% 23% FL WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WKMG-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
10 Georgia Bush 39% 33% 24% 40% 38% 20% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
11 Hawaii Kerry 35% 36% 23% 33% 34% 26% HI KHON-TV
12 Idaho Bush 38% 33% 26% 40% 38% 19% ID
13 Illinois Kerry 39% 33% 25% 39% 37% 21% IL KSDK-TV
14 Indiana Bush 47% 31% 21% 42% 35% 19% IN WXIN-TV WHAS-TV
15 Iowa Bush 39% 33% 25% 42% 35% 20% IA KAAL-TV
16 Kansas Bush 36% 35% 26% 39% 35% 24% KS KWCH-TV
17 Kentucky Bush 42% 33% 21% 43% 36% 18% KY WHAS-TV
18 Louisiana Bush 40% 35% 23% 42% 36% 17% LA
19 Maine Kerry 32% 41% 24% 37% 41% 20% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
20 Maryland Kerry 32% 37% 27% 36% 35% 24% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
21 Massachusetts Kerry 35% 33% 28% 32% 43% 21% MA WBZ-TV
22 Michigan Kerry 42% 32% 23% 42% 35% 20% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
23 Minnesota Kerry 29% 40% 29% 35% 34% 27% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
24 Mississippi Bush 43% 33% 21% 39% 37% 19% MS
25 Missouri Bush 38% 34% 25% 40% 35% 20% MO KSDK-TV
26 Montana Bush 36% 36% 25% 36% 39% 22% MT
27 Nebraska Bush 37% 33% 27% 41% 33% 23% NE
28 Nevada Bush 34% 37% 27% 35% 36% 26% NV KVBC-TV
29 New Hampshire Kerry 31% 38% 29% 36% 37% 24% NH WBZ-TV
30 New Jersey Kerry 34% 40% 22% 36% 40% 21% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
31 New Mexico Bush 36% 36% 24% 35% 38% 23% NM KOB-TV
32 New York Kerry 40% 37% 21% 39% 37% 19% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
33 North Carolina Bush 43% 32% 22% 42% 39% 17% NC WTVD-TV WFMY-TV WBTV-TV
34 North Dakota Bush 35% 33% 29% 36% 35% 24% ND
35 Ohio Bush 43% 33% 19% 42% 35% 19% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV
36 Oklahoma Bush 38% 37% 23% 41% 36% 21% OK KFOR-TV KJRH-TV
37 Oregon Kerry 35% 35% 28% 39% 36% 22% OR KATU-TV
38 Pennsylvania Kerry 36% 39% 22% 41% 37% 19% PA WCAU-TV WNEP-TV
39 Rhode Island Kerry 34% 36% 26% 37% 40% 19% RI WLNE-TV
40 South Carolina Bush 42% 34% 22% 42% 37% 19% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV WBTV-TV
41 South Dakota Bush 34% 33% 27% 38% 38% 21% SD
42 Tennessee Bush 39% 36% 22% 40% 35% 22% TN WBIR-TV
43 Texas Bush 43% 32% 22% 38% 34% 24% TX KPRC-TV WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
44 Utah Bush 38% 35% 25% 38% 36% 23% UT KSL-TV
45 Vermont Kerry 34% 37% 26% 35% 39% 23% VT
46 Virginia Bush 36% 33% 27% 36% 34% 26% VA WUSA-TV WSLS-TV
47 Washington Kerry 35% 38% 25% 35% 35% 27% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
48 West Virginia Bush 40% 35% 22% 39% 38% 19% WV WUSA-TV
49 Wisconsin Kerry 38% 34% 25% 38% 39% 20% WI WDIO-TV
50 Wyoming Bush 38% 34% 26% 36% 38% 23% WY
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.