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
JOB APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 10/18/05)
SORTED BY 10/05 'NET APPROVAL' (approval minus disapproval)
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
5 Nebraska Bush 52% 45% 7% Nebraska Bush Approval Tracked
6 Oklahoma Bush 51% 46% 5% Oklahoma Bush Approval Tracked
7 North Dakota Bush 49% 48% 1% North Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
8 Mississippi Bush 48% 48% 0% Mississippi Bush Approval Tracked
8 Montana Bush 49% 49% 0% Montana Bush Approval Tracked
10 Alabama Bush 48% 49% -1% Alabama Bush Approval Tracked
10 Louisiana Bush 48% 49% -1% Louisiana Bush Approval Tracked
12 Kentucky Bush 46% 50% -4% Kentucky Bush Approval Tracked
13 Georgia Bush 46% 52% -6% Georgia Bush Approval Tracked
14 Indiana Bush 44% 53% -9% Indiana Bush Approval Tracked
15 Kansas Bush 43% 54% -11% Kansas Bush Approval Tracked
16 Texas Bush 42% 54% -12% Texas Bush Approval Tracked
16 West Virginia Bush 43% 55% -12% West Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
18 Colorado Bush 42% 57% -15% Colorado Bush Approval Tracked
18 Arizona Bush 40% 55% -15% Arizona Bush Approval Tracked
18 Hawaii Kerry 39% 54% -15% Hawaii Bush Approval Tracked
18 North Carolina Bush 41% 56% -15% North Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
18 South Dakota Bush 41% 56% -15% South Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
18 Virginia Bush 41% 56% -15% Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
24 Tennessee Bush 40% 57% -17% Tennessee Bush Approval Tracked
24 Florida Bush 41% 58% -17% Florida Bush Approval Tracked
26 South Carolina Bush 40% 58% -18% South Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
27 Minnesota Kerry 39% 58% -19% Minnesota Bush Approval Tracked
27 New Mexico Bush 39% 58% -19% New Mexico Bush Approval Tracked
29 Arkansas Bush 38% 58% -20% Arkansas Bush Approval Tracked
29 Missouri Bush 39% 59% -20% Missouri Bush Approval Tracked
31 Oregon Kerry 38% 59% -21% Oregon Bush Approval Tracked
32 Washington Kerry 38% 59% -21% Washington Bush Approval Tracked
33 Iowa Bush 38% 61% -23% Iowa Bush Approval Tracked
33 Nevada Bush 37% 60% -23% Nevada Bush Approval Tracked
35 New Hampshire Kerry 37% 61% -24% New Hampshire Bush Approval Tracked
35 Ohio Bush 37% 61% -24% Ohio Bush Approval Tracked
37 Wisconsin Kerry 36% 61% -25% Wisconsin Bush Approval Tracked
38 Pennsylvania Kerry 36% 62% -26% Pennsylvania Bush Approval Tracked
39 New Jersey Kerry 34% 64% -30% New Jersey Bush Approval Tracked
40 Maryland Kerry 33% 64% -31% Maryland Bush Approval Tracked
41 Delaware Kerry 33% 65% -32% Delaware Bush Approval Tracked
41 Michigan Kerry 33% 65% -32% Michigan Bush Approval Tracked
43 California Kerry 32% 65% -33% California Bush Approval Tracked
43 Maine Kerry 33% 66% -33% Maine Bush Approval Tracked
45 Connecticut Kerry 32% 66% -34% Connecticut Bush Approval Tracked
45 Illinois Kerry 32% 66% -34% Illinois Bush Approval Tracked
47 New York Kerry 30% 66% -36% New York Bush Approval Tracked
48 Vermont Kerry 29% 69% -40% Vermont Bush Approval Tracked
48 Massachusetts Kerry 28% 68% -40% Massachusetts Bush Approval Tracked
50 Rhode Island Kerry 29% 70% -41% Rhode Island 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.