APPROVAL RATING FOR GEORGE W BUSH AS OF 4/18/06
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 4/06 'NET APPROVAL'
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
Sorted
JOB APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 4/18/06)
SORTED BY 4/06 'NET APPROVAL' (approval minus disapproval) MEDIA SPONSOR
4/18/2006 Net 4/06
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# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Utah Bush 55% 40% 15% UT KSL-TV
2 Idaho Bush 53% 43% 10% ID
2 Wyoming Bush 54% 44% 10% WY
4 Nebraska Bush 51% 45% 6% NE
5 Oklahoma Bush 48% 48% 0% OK KFOR-TV
6 Alaska Bush 47% 50% -3% AK
7 Kansas Bush 46% 51% -5% KS KWCH-TV
8 Alabama Bush 45% 51% -6% AL WKRG-TV
8 Texas Bush 45% 51% -6% TX WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
10 Louisiana Bush 45% 52% -7% LA
11 Mississippi Bush 44% 53% -9% MS
12 North Dakota Bush 43% 53% -10% ND
13 Georgia Bush 43% 55% -12% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
14 Arizona Bush 43% 56% -13% AZ KPNX-TV
14 Tennessee Bush 42% 55% -13% TN WBIR-TV
16 Montana Bush 40% 55% -15% MT
16 South Dakota Bush 41% 56% -15% SD
18 Indiana Bush 40% 58% -18% IN WXIN-TV WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
18 South Carolina Bush 39% 57% -18% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
18 West Virginia Bush 39% 57% -18% WV WUSA-TV
21 North Carolina Bush 39% 58% -19% NC WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
21 Wisconsin Kerry 39% 58% -19% WI WDIO-TV
23 Kentucky Bush 39% 59% -20% KY WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
24 Washington Kerry 38% 59% -21% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
25 Arkansas Bush 38% 60% -22% AR KTHV-TV
26 Virginia Bush 37% 60% -23% VA WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
27 Hawaii Kerry 34% 58% -24% HI KHON-TV
27 Florida Bush 37% 61% -24% FL WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
27 Oregon Kerry 37% 61% -24% OR KATU-TV
30 Minnesota Kerry 36% 61% -25% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
30 Missouri Bush 36% 61% -25% MO KSDK-TV
30 New Hampshire Kerry 36% 61% -25% NH WBZ-TV
33 Colorado Bush 36% 62% -26% CO KUSA-TV
33 New Mexico Bush 35% 61% -26% NM KOB-TV
35 Iowa Bush 34% 61% -27% IA KAAL-TV
36 Ohio Bush 34% 63% -29% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
37 Nevada Bush 34% 65% -31% NV KVBC-TV
38 Michigan Kerry 32% 65% -33% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
39 Maine Kerry 31% 66% -35% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
39 Maryland Kerry 31% 66% -35% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
41 California Kerry 30% 67% -37% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
41 Pennsylvania Kerry 30% 67% -37% PA WCAU-TV
43 Illinois Kerry 29% 67% -38% IL KSDK-TV
44 New Jersey Kerry 28% 69% -41% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
45 Connecticut Kerry 27% 69% -42% CT WABC-TV
46 Delaware Kerry 27% 70% -43% DE WCAU-TV
46 Vermont Kerry 27% 70% -43% VT
48 Massachusetts Kerry 26% 70% -44% MA WBZ-TV
49 New York Kerry 24% 72% -48% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
50 Rhode Island Kerry 24% 74% -50% RI WLNE-TV
Weighted Average 36% 61% -26%   << This apparent discrepancy is due to rounding: 35.55% - 61.13% = 25.58%
('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 38% 59% -21%  
('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 4/7/06 to 4/9/06. 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.