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