APPROVAL RATING FOR GEORGE W BUSH AS OF 11/17/05
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 11/05 'NET APPROVAL'
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
Sorted
JOB APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 11/17/05)
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER MEDIA SPONSOR
11/17/2005 Net 11/05
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# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Idaho Bush 59% 39% 20% ID
1 Utah Bush 59% 38% 21% UT KSL-TV
3 Wyoming Bush 53% 45% 8% WY
4 Mississippi Bush 50% 48% 2% MS
5 Oklahoma Bush 49% 49% 0% OK KFOR-TV KJRH-TV
6 Nebraska Bush 48% 48% 0% NE
7 Alaska Bush 47% 50% -3% AK
8 Alabama Bush 46% 49% -3% AL WKRG-TV
9 Georgia Bush 45% 51% -6% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
9 Indiana Bush 45% 53% -8% IN WXIN-TV WHAS-TV
9 Louisiana Bush 45% 51% -6% LA
9 South Dakota Bush 45% 53% -8% SD
13 Texas Bush 44% 52% -8% TX KPRC-TV WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
14 Kansas Bush 43% 53% -10% KS KWCH-TV
14 Montana Bush 43% 54% -11% MT
14 North Dakota Bush 43% 53% -10% ND
17 North Carolina Bush 42% 57% -15% NC WTVD-TV WFMY-TV WBTV-TV
17 Tennessee Bush 42% 55% -13% TN WBIR-TV
17 West Virginia Bush 42% 55% -13% WV WUSA-TV
20 Kentucky Bush 41% 57% -16% KY WHAS-TV
20 South Carolina Bush 41% 57% -16% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV WBTV-TV
20 Washington Kerry 41% 58% -17% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
23 Arizona Bush 40% 58% -18% AZ KPNX-TV
23 Arkansas Bush 40% 57% -17% AR KTHV-TV
23 Colorado Bush 40% 58% -18% CO KUSA-TV
23 New Mexico Bush 40% 58% -18% NM KOB-TV
23 Oregon Kerry 40% 59% -19% OR KATU-TV
28 Nevada Bush 39% 59% -20% NV KVBC-TV
28 Virginia Bush 39% 59% -20% VA WUSA-TV WSLS-TV
30 Minnesota Kerry 38% 61% -23% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
30 Missouri Bush 38% 60% -22% MO KSDK-TV
32 Florida Bush 37% 61% -24% FL WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WKMG-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
32 Hawaii Kerry 37% 58% -21% HI KHON-TV
34 New Hampshire Kerry 36% 62% -26% NH WBZ-TV
34 Ohio Bush 36% 63% -27% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV
34 Wisconsin Kerry 36% 62% -26% WI WDIO-TV
37 Iowa Bush 35% 63% -28% IA KAAL-TV
37 Maine Kerry 35% 62% -27% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
39 Pennsylvania Kerry 34% 62% -28% PA WCAU-TV WNEP-TV
40 California Kerry 33% 65% -32% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
41 Connecticut Kerry 32% 65% -33% CT WABC-TV
41 Maryland Kerry 32% 65% -33% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
41 Michigan Kerry 32% 64% -32% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
44 Illinois Kerry 31% 67% -36% IL KSDK-TV
44 Massachusetts Kerry 31% 67% -36% MA WBZ-TV
46 New Jersey Kerry 30% 67% -37% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
47 Delaware Kerry 29% 69% -40% DE WCAU-TV
47 Vermont Kerry 29% 69% -40% VT
49 New York Kerry 27% 70% -43% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
50 Rhode Island Kerry 26% 73% -47% RI WLNE-TV
Weighted Average 37% 60% -23%  
('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 40% 58% -18%  
('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.