APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF 06/20/06
SORT ► ALPHABETICAL BY STATE
ALPHABETICAL BY SENATOR'S LAST NAME
BY HIGHEST 'NET JOB APPROVAL'
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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
6 VT Leahy, Patrick D Sr 70% 26% 44% Track VT Sr SurveyUSA
7 ME Snowe, Olympia R Sr 70% 27% 43% Track ME Sr WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
8 MS Cochran, Thad R Sr 66% 27% 39% Track MS Sr SurveyUSA
9 WV Byrd, Robert D Sr 67% 30% 37% Track WV Sr WUSA-TV
9 MS Lott, Trent R Jr 66% 29% 37% Track MS Jr SurveyUSA
11 HI Inouye, Daniel D Sr 63% 27% 36% Track HI Sr SurveyUSA
11 NY Schumer, Charles D Sr 64% 28% 36% Track NY Sr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
13 NM Domenici, Pete R Sr 65% 30% 35% Track NM Sr KOB-TV
13 SD Johnson, Tim D Sr 65% 30% 35% Track SD Sr SurveyUSA
13 RI Reed, Jack D Sr 64% 29% 35% Track RI Sr WLNE-TV
13 DE Carper, Thomas D Jr 62% 27% 35% Track DE Jr WCAU-TV
17 VT Jeffords, James I Jr 64% 30% 34% Track VT Jr SurveyUSA
18 DE Biden, Joseph D Sr 64% 31% 33% Track DE Sr WCAU-TV
18 IA Grassley, Charles R Sr 63% 30% 33% Track IA Sr KAAL-TV
18 WV Rockefeller, Jay D Jr 64% 31% 33% Track WV Jr WUSA-TV
18 LA Vitter, David R Jr 62% 29% 33% Track LA Jr SurveyUSA
22 TX Hutchison, Kay R Sr 62% 30% 32% Track TX Sr WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
22 AZ McCain, John R Sr 64% 32% 32% Track AZ Sr KPNX-TV
22 AK Stevens, Ted R Sr 64% 32% 32% Track AK Sr SurveyUSA
25 MD Mikulski, Barbara D Jr 62% 31% 31% Track MD Jr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
26 WY Enzi, Michael R Jr 60% 31% 29% Track WY Jr SurveyUSA
27 NM Bingaman, Jeff D Jr 60% 32% 28% Track NM Jr KOB-TV
27 NY Clinton, Hillary D Jr 62% 34% 28% Track NY Jr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
27 ID Crapo, Michael R Jr 59% 31% 28% Track ID Jr SurveyUSA
27 AL Sessions, Jeff R Jr 59% 31% 28% Track AL Jr WKRG-TV
27 AL Shelby, Richard R Sr 59% 31% 28% Track AL Sr WKRG-TV
32 VA Warner, John R Sr 57% 30% 27% Track VA Sr WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
33 IN Lugar, Richard R Sr 59% 33% 26% Track IN Sr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
34 MT Baucus, Max D Sr 59% 35% 24% Track MT Sr SurveyUSA
34 NC Dole, Elizabeth R Sr 58% 34% 24% Track NC Sr WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
34 WI Kohl, Herb D Sr 58% 34% 24% Track WI Sr WDIO-TV
37 OR Wyden, Ron D Sr 56% 33% 23% Track OR Sr KATU-TV
37 ID Craig, Larry R Sr 58% 35% 23% Track ID Sr SurveyUSA
37 WY Thomas, Craig R Sr 57% 34% 23% Track WY Sr SurveyUSA
40 NE Hagel, Chuck R Sr 57% 36% 21% Track NE Sr SurveyUSA
40 MA Kennedy, Edward D Sr 58% 37% 21% Track MA Sr WBZ-TV
40 AR Pryor, Mark D Jr 57% 36% 21% Track AR Jr KTHV-TV
43 UT Hatch, Orrin R Sr 57% 37% 20% Track UT Sr KSL-TV
44 UT Bennett, Robert R Jr 53% 34% 19% Track UT Jr KSL-TV
44 MA Kerry, John D Jr 57% 38% 19% Track MA Jr WBZ-TV
46 CT Dodd, Christopher D Sr 55% 37% 18% Track CT Sr WABC-TV
46 CA Feinstein, Dianne D Sr 56% 38% 18% Track CA Sr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
46 AR Lincoln, Blanche D Sr 56% 38% 18% Track AR Sr KTHV-TV
46 SD Thune, John R Jr 57% 39% 18% Track SD Jr SurveyUSA
50 VA Allen, George R Jr 52% 35% 17% Track VA Jr WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
51 SC Graham, Lindsey R Sr 54% 38% 16% Track SC Sr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
51 NH Gregg, Judd R Sr 53% 37% 16% Track NH Sr WBZ-TV
51 IA Harkin, Tom D Jr 55% 39% 16% Track IA Jr KAAL-TV
54 OK Coburn, Tom R Jr 53% 38% 15% Track OK Jr KFOR-TV
54 NV Ensign, John R Jr 52% 37% 15% Track NV Jr KVBC-TV
56 CT Lieberman, Joseph D Jr 55% 41% 14% Track CT Jr WABC-TV
56 IN Bayh, Evan D Jr 54% 40% 14% Track IN Jr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
56 GA Chambliss, Saxby R Sr 51% 37% 14% Track GA Sr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
56 SC DeMint, Jim R Jr 52% 38% 14% Track SC Jr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
56 MI Levin, Carl D Sr 52% 38% 14% Track MI Sr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
61 TN Alexander, Lamar R Jr 51% 38% 13% Track TN Jr WBIR-TV
61 GA Isakson, Johnny R Jr 51% 38% 13% Track GA Jr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
61 CO Ken Salazar D Jr 53% 40% 13% Track CO Jr KUSA-TV
61 FL Nelson, Bill D Sr 49% 36% 13% Track FL Sr WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
65 MO Bond, Kit R Sr 52% 40% 12% Track MO Sr KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
66 TX Cornyn, John R Jr 47% 36% 11% Track TX Jr WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
66 IL Durbin, Richard D Sr 51% 40% 11% Track IL Sr KSDK-TV
66 KY McConnell, Mitch R Sr 51% 40% 11% Track KY Sr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
66 WA Murray, Patty D Sr 51% 40% 11% Track WA Sr KING-TV KATU-TV
66 KS Roberts, Pat R Jr 51% 40% 11% Track KS Jr KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
71 CA Boxer, Barbara D Jr 51% 42% 9% Track CA Jr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
71 KS Brownback, Sam R Sr 50% 41% 9% Track KS Sr KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
71 NC Burr, Richard R Jr 48% 39% 9% Track NC Jr WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
71 MD Sarbanes, Paul D Sr 48% 39% 9% Track MD Sr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
71 MI Stabenow, Debbie D Jr 49% 40% 9% Track MI Jr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
76 OK Inhofe, James R Sr 49% 41% 8% Track OK Sr KFOR-TV
76 NV Reid, Harry D Sr 51% 43% 8% Track NV Sr KVBC-TV
78 OR Smith, Gordon R Jr 47% 41% 6% Track OR Jr KATU-TV
78 PA Specter, Arlen R Sr 49% 43% 6% Track PA Sr WCAU-TV
80 HI Akaka, Daniel D Jr 48% 43% 5% Track HI Jr SurveyUSA
80 WA Cantwell, Maria D Jr 48% 43% 5% Track WA Jr KING-TV KATU-TV
80 RI Chafee, Lincoln R Jr 49% 44% 5% Track RI Jr WLNE-TV
80 WI Feingold, Russell D Jr 50% 45% 5% Track WI Jr WDIO-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
86 AK Murkowski, Lisa R Jr 49% 45% 4% Track AK Jr SurveyUSA
87 CO Allard, Wayne R Sr 46% 44% 2% Track CO Sr KUSA-TV
87 AZ Kyl, Jon R Jr 45% 43% 2% Track AZ Jr KPNX-TV
87 LA Landrieu, Mary D Sr 49% 47% 2% Track LA Sr SurveyUSA
87 MN Coleman, Norm R Jr 48% 46% 2% Track MN Jr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
91 OH Voinovich, George R Jr 47% 46% 1% Track OH Jr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
92 TN Frist, Bill R Sr 46% 47% -1% Track TN Sr WBIR-TV
93 FL Martinez, Mel R Jr 43% 44% -1% Track FL Jr WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
93 NJ Menendez, Robert D Jr 41% 42% -1% Track NJ Jr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
95 KY Bunning, Jim R Jr 42% 47% -5% Track KY Jr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
95 NJ Lautenberg, Frank D Sr 41% 46% -5% Track NJ Sr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
97 OH DeWine, Mike R Sr 41% 49% -8% Track OH Sr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
98 MN Dayton, Mark D Sr 40% 50% -10% Track MN Sr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
99 PA Santorum, Rick R Jr 36% 55% -19% Track PA Jr WCAU-TV
100 MT Burns, Conrad R Jr 36% 60% -24% Track MT Jr SurveyUSA
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.