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