APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF 06/20/06
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APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF 06/20/06
06/20/06 Net 06/06
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# State U.S. Senator Party Sr/Jr Approve Disapprove
1 ND Conrad, Kent D Sr 75% 19% 56% Track ND Sr SurveyUSA
2 ME Collins, Susan R Jr 73% 24% 49% Track ME Jr WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
3 NE Nelson, Ben D Jr 72% 24% 48% Track NE Jr SurveyUSA
4 IL Obama, Barack D Jr 71% 25% 46% Track IL Jr KSDK-TV
5 ND Dorgan, Byron D Jr 70% 25% 45% Track ND Jr SurveyUSA
5 VT Leahy, Patrick D Sr 70% 26% 44% Track VT Sr SurveyUSA
5 ME Snowe, Olympia R Sr 70% 27% 43% Track ME Sr WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
8 WV Byrd, Robert D Sr 67% 30% 37% Track WV Sr WUSA-TV
9 MS Cochran, Thad R Sr 66% 27% 39% Track MS Sr SurveyUSA
9 MS Lott, Trent R Jr 66% 29% 37% Track MS Jr SurveyUSA
11 NM Domenici, Pete R Sr 65% 30% 35% Track NM Sr KOB-TV
11 SD Johnson, Tim D Sr 65% 30% 35% Track SD Sr SurveyUSA
13 DE Biden, Joseph D Sr 64% 31% 33% Track DE Sr WCAU-TV
13 VT Jeffords, James I Jr 64% 30% 34% Track VT Jr SurveyUSA
13 AZ McCain, John R Sr 64% 32% 32% Track AZ Sr KPNX-TV
13 RI Reed, Jack D Sr 64% 29% 35% Track RI Sr WLNE-TV
13 WV Rockefeller, Jay D Jr 64% 31% 33% Track WV Jr WUSA-TV
13 NY Schumer, Charles D Sr 64% 28% 36% Track NY Sr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
13 AK Stevens, Ted R Sr 64% 32% 32% Track AK Sr SurveyUSA
20 IA Grassley, Charles R Sr 63% 30% 33% Track IA Sr KAAL-TV
20 HI Inouye, Daniel D Sr 63% 27% 36% Track HI Sr SurveyUSA
22 DE Carper, Thomas D Jr 62% 27% 35% Track DE Jr WCAU-TV
22 NY Clinton, Hillary D Jr 62% 34% 28% Track NY Jr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
22 TX Hutchison, Kay R Sr 62% 30% 32% Track TX Sr WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
22 MD Mikulski, Barbara D Jr 62% 31% 31% Track MD Jr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
22 LA Vitter, David R Jr 62% 29% 33% Track LA Jr SurveyUSA
27 NM Bingaman, Jeff D Jr 60% 32% 28% Track NM Jr KOB-TV
27 WY Enzi, Michael R Jr 60% 31% 29% Track WY Jr SurveyUSA
29 MT Baucus, Max D Sr 59% 35% 24% Track MT Sr SurveyUSA
29 ID Crapo, Michael R Jr 59% 31% 28% Track ID Jr SurveyUSA
29 IN Lugar, Richard R Sr 59% 33% 26% Track IN Sr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
29 AL Sessions, Jeff R Jr 59% 31% 28% Track AL Jr WKRG-TV
29 AL Shelby, Richard R Sr 59% 31% 28% Track AL Sr WKRG-TV
34 ID Craig, Larry R Sr 58% 35% 23% Track ID Sr SurveyUSA
34 NC Dole, Elizabeth R Sr 58% 34% 24% Track NC Sr WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
34 MA Kennedy, Edward D Sr 58% 37% 21% Track MA Sr WBZ-TV
34 WI Kohl, Herb D Sr 58% 34% 24% Track WI Sr WDIO-TV
38 NE Hagel, Chuck R Sr 57% 36% 21% Track NE Sr SurveyUSA
38 UT Hatch, Orrin R Sr 57% 37% 20% Track UT Sr KSL-TV
38 MA Kerry, John D Jr 57% 38% 19% Track MA Jr WBZ-TV
38 AR Pryor, Mark D Jr 57% 36% 21% Track AR Jr KTHV-TV
38 WY Thomas, Craig R Sr 57% 34% 23% Track WY Sr SurveyUSA
38 SD Thune, John R Jr 57% 39% 18% Track SD Jr SurveyUSA
38 VA Warner, John R Sr 57% 30% 27% Track VA Sr WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
45 CA Feinstein, Dianne D Sr 56% 38% 18% Track CA Sr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
45 AR Lincoln, Blanche D Sr 56% 38% 18% Track AR Sr KTHV-TV
45 OR Wyden, Ron D Sr 56% 33% 23% Track OR Sr KATU-TV
48 CT Dodd, Christopher D Sr 55% 37% 18% Track CT Sr WABC-TV
48 IA Harkin, Tom D Jr 55% 39% 16% Track IA Jr KAAL-TV
48 CT Lieberman, Joseph D Jr 55% 41% 14% Track CT Jr WABC-TV
51 IN Bayh, Evan D Jr 54% 40% 14% Track IN Jr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
51 SC Graham, Lindsey R Sr 54% 38% 16% Track SC Sr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
53 UT Bennett, Robert R Jr 53% 34% 19% Track UT Jr KSL-TV
53 OK Coburn, Tom R Jr 53% 38% 15% Track OK Jr KFOR-TV
53 NH Gregg, Judd R Sr 53% 37% 16% Track NH Sr WBZ-TV
53 CO Ken Salazar D Jr 53% 40% 13% Track CO Jr KUSA-TV
57 VA Allen, George R Jr 52% 35% 17% Track VA Jr WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
57 MO Bond, Kit R Sr 52% 40% 12% Track MO Sr KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
57 SC DeMint, Jim R Jr 52% 38% 14% Track SC Jr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
57 NV Ensign, John R Jr 52% 37% 15% Track NV Jr KVBC-TV
57 MI Levin, Carl D Sr 52% 38% 14% Track MI Sr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
62 TN Alexander, Lamar R Jr 51% 38% 13% Track TN Jr WBIR-TV
62 CA Boxer, Barbara D Jr 51% 42% 9% Track CA Jr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
62 GA Chambliss, Saxby R Sr 51% 37% 14% Track GA Sr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
62 IL Durbin, Richard D Sr 51% 40% 11% Track IL Sr KSDK-TV
62 GA Isakson, Johnny R Jr 51% 38% 13% Track GA Jr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
62 KY McConnell, Mitch R Sr 51% 40% 11% Track KY Sr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
62 WA Murray, Patty D Sr 51% 40% 11% Track WA Sr KING-TV KATU-TV
62 NV Reid, Harry D Sr 51% 43% 8% Track NV Sr KVBC-TV
62 KS Roberts, Pat R Jr 51% 40% 11% Track KS Jr KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
71 KS Brownback, Sam R Sr 50% 41% 9% Track KS Sr KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
71 WI Feingold, Russell D Jr 50% 45% 5% Track WI Jr WDIO-TV
73 RI Chafee, Lincoln R Jr 49% 44% 5% Track RI Jr WLNE-TV
73 OK Inhofe, James R Sr 49% 41% 8% Track OK Sr KFOR-TV
73 LA Landrieu, Mary D Sr 49% 47% 2% Track LA Sr SurveyUSA
73 AK Murkowski, Lisa R Jr 49% 45% 4% Track AK Jr SurveyUSA
73 FL Nelson, Bill D Sr 49% 36% 13% Track FL Sr WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
73 PA Specter, Arlen R Sr 49% 43% 6% Track PA Sr WCAU-TV
73 MI Stabenow, Debbie D Jr 49% 40% 9% Track MI Jr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
80 HI Akaka, Daniel D Jr 48% 43% 5% Track HI Jr SurveyUSA
80 NC Burr, Richard R Jr 48% 39% 9% Track NC Jr WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
80 WA Cantwell, Maria D Jr 48% 43% 5% Track WA Jr KING-TV KATU-TV
80 MN Coleman, Norm R Jr 48% 46% 2% Track MN Jr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
80 MD Sarbanes, Paul D Sr 48% 39% 9% Track MD Sr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
80 NH Sununu, John R Jr 48% 43% 5% Track NH Jr WBZ-TV
80 MO Talent, Jim R Jr 48% 43% 5% Track MO Jr KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
87 TX Cornyn, John R Jr 47% 36% 11% Track TX Jr WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
87 OR Smith, Gordon R Jr 47% 41% 6% Track OR Jr KATU-TV
87 OH Voinovich, George R Jr 47% 46% 1% Track OH Jr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
90 CO Allard, Wayne R Sr 46% 44% 2% Track CO Sr KUSA-TV
90 TN Frist, Bill R Sr 46% 47% -1% Track TN Sr WBIR-TV
92 AZ Kyl, Jon R Jr 45% 43% 2% Track AZ Jr KPNX-TV
93 FL Martinez, Mel R Jr 43% 44% -1% Track FL Jr WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
94 KY Bunning, Jim R Jr 42% 47% -5% Track KY Jr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
95 OH DeWine, Mike R Sr 41% 49% -8% Track OH Sr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
95 NJ Lautenberg, Frank D Sr 41% 46% -5% Track NJ Sr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
95 NJ Menendez, Robert D Jr 41% 42% -1% Track NJ Jr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
98 MN Dayton, Mark D Sr 40% 50% -10% Track MN Sr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
99 MT Burns, Conrad R Jr 36% 60% -24% Track MT Jr SurveyUSA
99 PA Santorum, Rick R Jr 36% 55% -19% Track PA Jr WCAU-TV
Weighted Average 52% 38% 14%  
('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 55% 37% 18%  
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight; population density is not taken into account).
2006 SurveyUSA, Verona NJ. All Rights Reserved    
600 adults age 18+ in each of the 50 states were interviewed by SurveyUSA 6/9/06 to 6/11/06. 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.