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 ALPHBETICALLY BY STATE
10/18/2005 Net 10/05
Approval
Link to Interactive Tracking Graphs
with Sub-Selects for Demographics
# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Alabama Bush 48% 49% -1% Alabama Bush Approval Tracked
2 Alaska Bush 52% 44% 8% Alaska Bush Approval Tracked
3 Arizona Bush 40% 55% -15% Arizona Bush Approval Tracked
4 Arkansas Bush 38% 58% -20% Arkansas Bush Approval Tracked
5 California Kerry 32% 65% -33% California Bush Approval Tracked
6 Colorado Bush 42% 57% -15% Colorado Bush Approval Tracked
7 Connecticut Kerry 32% 66% -34% Connecticut Bush Approval Tracked
8 Delaware Kerry 33% 65% -32% Delaware Bush Approval Tracked
9 Florida Bush 41% 58% -17% Florida Bush Approval Tracked
10 Georgia Bush 46% 52% -6% Georgia Bush Approval Tracked
11 Hawaii Kerry 39% 54% -15% Hawaii Bush Approval Tracked
12 Idaho Bush 55% 44% 11% Idaho Bush Approval Tracked
13 Illinois Kerry 32% 66% -34% Illinois Bush Approval Tracked
14 Indiana Bush 44% 53% -9% Indiana Bush Approval Tracked
15 Iowa Bush 38% 61% -23% Iowa Bush Approval Tracked
16 Kansas Bush 43% 54% -11% Kansas Bush Approval Tracked
17 Kentucky Bush 46% 50% -4% Kentucky Bush Approval Tracked
18 Louisiana Bush 48% 49% -1% Louisiana Bush Approval Tracked
19 Maine Kerry 33% 66% -33% Maine Bush Approval Tracked
20 Maryland Kerry 33% 64% -31% Maryland Bush Approval Tracked
21 Massachusetts Kerry 28% 68% -40% Massachusetts Bush Approval Tracked
22 Michigan Kerry 33% 65% -32% Michigan Bush Approval Tracked
23 Minnesota Kerry 39% 58% -19% Minnesota Bush Approval Tracked
24 Mississippi Bush 48% 48% 0% Mississippi Bush Approval Tracked
25 Missouri Bush 39% 59% -20% Missouri Bush Approval Tracked
26 Montana Bush 49% 49% 0% Montana Bush Approval Tracked
27 Nebraska Bush 52% 45% 7% Nebraska Bush Approval Tracked
28 Nevada Bush 37% 60% -23% Nevada Bush Approval Tracked
29 New Hampshire Kerry 37% 61% -24% New Hampshire Bush Approval Tracked
30 New Jersey Kerry 34% 64% -30% New Jersey Bush Approval Tracked
31 New Mexico Bush 39% 58% -19% New Mexico Bush Approval Tracked
32 New York Kerry 30% 66% -36% New York Bush Approval Tracked
33 North Carolina Bush 41% 56% -15% North Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
34 North Dakota Bush 49% 48% 1% North Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
35 Ohio Bush 37% 61% -24% Ohio Bush Approval Tracked
36 Oklahoma Bush 51% 46% 5% Oklahoma Bush Approval Tracked
37 Oregon Kerry 38% 59% -21% Oregon Bush Approval Tracked
38 Pennsylvania Kerry 36% 62% -26% Pennsylvania Bush Approval Tracked
39 Rhode Island Kerry 29% 70% -41% Rhode Island Bush Approval Tracked
40 South Carolina Bush 40% 58% -18% South Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
41 South Dakota Bush 41% 56% -15% South Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
42 Tennessee Bush 40% 57% -17% Tennessee Bush Approval Tracked
43 Texas Bush 42% 54% -12% Texas Bush Approval Tracked
44 Utah Bush 61% 36% 25% Utah Bush Approval Tracked
45 Vermont Kerry 29% 69% -40% Vermont Bush Approval Tracked
46 Virginia Bush 41% 56% -15% Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
47 Washington Kerry 38% 59% -21% Washington Bush Approval Tracked
48 West Virginia Bush 43% 55% -12% West Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
49 Wisconsin Kerry 36% 61% -25% Wisconsin Bush Approval Tracked
50 Wyoming Bush 54% 44% 10% Wyoming 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).
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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.