APPROVAL RATING FOR PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH AS OF 10/18/05
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 10/05 'NET APPROVAL'
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
Sorted
J0B APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 10/18/05)
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
10/18/2005 Net 10/05
Approval
Link to Interactive Tracking Graphs
with Sub-Selects for Demographics
# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Utah Bush 61% 36% 25% Utah Bush Approval Tracked
2 Idaho Bush 55% 44% 11% Idaho Bush Approval Tracked
3 Wyoming Bush 54% 44% 10% Wyoming Bush Approval Tracked
4 Alaska Bush 52% 44% 8% Alaska Bush Approval Tracked
4 Nebraska Bush 52% 45% 7% Nebraska Bush Approval Tracked
6 Oklahoma Bush 51% 46% 5% Oklahoma Bush Approval Tracked
7 Montana Bush 49% 49% 0% Montana Bush Approval Tracked
7 North Dakota Bush 49% 48% 1% North Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
9 Alabama Bush 48% 49% -1% Alabama Bush Approval Tracked
9 Louisiana Bush 48% 49% -1% Louisiana Bush Approval Tracked
9 Mississippi Bush 48% 48% 0% Mississippi Bush Approval Tracked
12 Georgia Bush 46% 52% -6% Georgia Bush Approval Tracked
12 Kentucky Bush 46% 50% -4% Kentucky Bush Approval Tracked
14 Indiana Bush 44% 53% -9% Indiana Bush Approval Tracked
15 Kansas Bush 43% 54% -11% Kansas Bush Approval Tracked
15 West Virginia Bush 43% 55% -12% West Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
17 Colorado Bush 42% 57% -15% Colorado Bush Approval Tracked
17 Texas Bush 42% 54% -12% Texas Bush Approval Tracked
19 Florida Bush 41% 58% -17% Florida Bush Approval Tracked
19 North Carolina Bush 41% 56% -15% North Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
19 South Dakota Bush 41% 56% -15% South Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
19 Virginia Bush 41% 56% -15% Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
23 Arizona Bush 40% 55% -15% Arizona Bush Approval Tracked
23 South Carolina Bush 40% 58% -18% South Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
23 Tennessee Bush 40% 57% -17% Tennessee Bush Approval Tracked
26 Hawaii Kerry 39% 54% -15% Hawaii Bush Approval Tracked
26 Minnesota Kerry 39% 58% -19% Minnesota Bush Approval Tracked
26 Missouri Bush 39% 59% -20% Missouri Bush Approval Tracked
26 New Mexico Bush 39% 58% -19% New Mexico Bush Approval Tracked
30 Arkansas Bush 38% 58% -20% Arkansas Bush Approval Tracked
30 Iowa Bush 38% 61% -23% Iowa Bush Approval Tracked
30 Oregon Kerry 38% 59% -21% Oregon Bush Approval Tracked
30 Washington Kerry 38% 59% -21% Washington Bush Approval Tracked
34 Nevada Bush 37% 60% -23% Nevada Bush Approval Tracked
34 New Hampshire Kerry 37% 61% -24% New Hampshire Bush Approval Tracked
34 Ohio Bush 37% 61% -24% Ohio Bush Approval Tracked
37 Pennsylvania Kerry 36% 62% -26% Pennsylvania Bush Approval Tracked
37 Wisconsin Kerry 36% 61% -25% Wisconsin Bush Approval Tracked
39 New Jersey Kerry 34% 64% -30% New Jersey Bush Approval Tracked
40 Delaware Kerry 33% 65% -32% Delaware Bush Approval Tracked
40 Maine Kerry 33% 66% -33% Maine Bush Approval Tracked
40 Maryland Kerry 33% 64% -31% Maryland Bush Approval Tracked
40 Michigan Kerry 33% 65% -32% Michigan Bush Approval Tracked
44 California Kerry 32% 65% -33% California Bush Approval Tracked
44 Connecticut Kerry 32% 66% -34% Connecticut Bush Approval Tracked
44 Illinois Kerry 32% 66% -34% Illinois Bush Approval Tracked
47 New York Kerry 30% 66% -36% New York Bush Approval Tracked
48 Rhode Island Kerry 29% 70% -41% Rhode Island Bush Approval Tracked
48 Vermont Kerry 29% 69% -40% Vermont Bush Approval Tracked
50 Massachusetts Kerry 28% 68% -40% Massachusetts Bush Approval Tracked
Weighted Average 38% 59% -21%  
('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 41% 57% -16%  
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight; population density is not taken into account).
2005 SurveyUSA. 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 of Verona NJ if you broadcast, print, or cite these results in whole or part. Click on each state to open link which contains the margin of sampling error for each state, a complete statement of methodology and fully crosstabbed data.