APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF 07/25/06
SORT ► ALPHABETICAL BY STATE
ALPHABETICAL BY SENATOR'S LAST NAME
BY HIGHEST 'NET JOB APPROVAL'
BY HIGHEST APPROVAL
BY PARTY / DEMOCRATS
BY PARTY / REPUBLICANS
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SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE MEDIA SPONSOR
APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF 07/25/06
07/25/06 Net 07/06
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# State U.S. Senator Party Sr/Jr Approve Disapprove
1 AL Shelby, Richard R Sr 54% 35% 19% Track AL Sr WKRG-TV
2 AL Sessions, Jeff R Jr 55% 34% 21% Track AL Jr WKRG-TV
3 AK Stevens, Ted R Sr 64% 31% 33% Track AK Sr SurveyUSA
4 AK Murkowski, Lisa R Jr 51% 44% 7% Track AK Jr SurveyUSA
5 AZ McCain, John R Sr 59% 37% 22% Track AZ Sr KPNX-TV
6 AZ Kyl, Jon R Jr 47% 40% 7% Track AZ Jr KPNX-TV
7 AR Lincoln, Blanche D Sr 51% 41% 10% Track AR Sr KTHV-TV
8 AR Pryor, Mark D Jr 51% 39% 12% Track AR Jr KTHV-TV
9 CA Feinstein, Dianne D Sr 57% 34% 23% Track CA Sr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
10 CA Boxer, Barbara D Jr 53% 38% 15% Track CA Jr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
11 CO Allard, Wayne R Sr 36% 48% -12% Track CO Sr KUSA-TV
12 CO Ken Salazar D Jr 53% 37% 16% Track CO Jr KUSA-TV
13 CT Dodd, Christopher D Sr 55% 38% 17% Track CT Sr WABC-TV
14 CT Lieberman, Joseph D Jr 54% 41% 13% Track CT Jr WABC-TV
15 DE Biden, Joseph D Sr 63% 33% 30% Track DE Sr WCAU-TV
16 DE Carper, Thomas D Jr 62% 31% 31% Track DE Jr WCAU-TV
17 FL Nelson, Bill D Sr 48% 33% 15% Track FL Sr WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
18 FL Martinez, Mel R Jr 42% 42% 0% Track FL Jr WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
19 GA Chambliss, Saxby R Sr 46% 40% 6% Track GA Sr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
20 GA Isakson, Johnny R Jr 48% 34% 14% Track GA Jr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
21 HI Inouye, Daniel D Sr 69% 24% 45% Track HI Sr SurveyUSA
22 HI Akaka, Daniel D Jr 51% 43% 8% Track HI Jr SurveyUSA
23 ID Craig, Larry R Sr 59% 35% 24% Track ID Sr SurveyUSA
24 ID Crapo, Michael R Jr 62% 30% 32% Track ID Jr SurveyUSA
25 IL Durbin, Richard D Sr 54% 38% 16% Track IL Sr KSDK-TV
26 IL Obama, Barack D Jr 72% 22% 50% Track IL Jr KSDK-TV
27 IN Lugar, Richard R Sr 65% 29% 36% Track IN Sr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
28 IN Bayh, Evan D Jr 58% 36% 22% Track IN Jr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
29 IA Grassley, Charles R Sr 64% 30% 34% Track IA Sr KAAL-TV
30 IA Harkin, Tom D Jr 55% 39% 16% Track IA Jr KAAL-TV
31 KS Brownback, Sam R Sr 52% 40% 12% Track KS Sr KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
32 KS Roberts, Pat R Jr 57% 35% 22% Track KS Jr KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
33 KY McConnell, Mitch R Sr 53% 40% 13% Track KY Sr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
34 KY Bunning, Jim R Jr 46% 43% 3% Track KY Jr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
35 LA Landrieu, Mary D Sr 54% 42% 12% Track LA Sr SurveyUSA
36 LA Vitter, David R Jr 66% 29% 37% Track LA Jr SurveyUSA
37 ME Snowe, Olympia R Sr 72% 24% 48% Track ME Sr WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
38 ME Collins, Susan R Jr 69% 27% 42% Track ME Jr WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
39 MD Sarbanes, Paul D Sr 45% 42% 3% Track MD Sr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
40 MD Mikulski, Barbara D Jr 60% 34% 26% Track MD Jr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
41 MA Kennedy, Edward D Sr 59% 37% 22% Track MA Sr WBZ-TV
42 MA Kerry, John D Jr 53% 44% 9% Track MA Jr WBZ-TV
43 MI Levin, Carl D Sr 53% 37% 16% Track MI Sr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
44 MI Stabenow, Debbie D Jr 50% 39% 11% Track MI Jr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
45 MN Dayton, Mark D Sr 39% 48% -9% Track MN Sr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
46 MN Coleman, Norm R Jr 53% 38% 15% Track MN Jr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
47 MS Cochran, Thad R Sr 66% 28% 38% Track MS Sr SurveyUSA
48 MS Lott, Trent R Jr 68% 28% 40% Track MS Jr SurveyUSA
49 MO Bond, Kit R Sr 54% 39% 15% Track MO Sr KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
50 MO Talent, Jim R Jr 49% 44% 5% Track MO Jr KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
51 MT Baucus, Max D Sr 55% 38% 17% Track MT Sr SurveyUSA
52 MT Burns, Conrad R Jr 37% 57% -20% Track MT Jr SurveyUSA
53 NE Hagel, Chuck R Sr 55% 39% 16% Track NE Sr SurveyUSA
54 NE Nelson, Ben D Jr 68% 27% 41% Track NE Jr SurveyUSA
55 NV Reid, Harry D Sr 49% 47% 2% Track NV Sr KVBC-TV
56 NV Ensign, John R Jr 52% 38% 14% Track NV Jr KVBC-TV
57 NH Gregg, Judd R Sr 55% 35% 20% Track NH Sr WBZ-TV
58 NH Sununu, John R Jr 47% 43% 4% Track NH Jr WBZ-TV
59 NJ Lautenberg, Frank D Sr 45% 44% 1% Track NJ Sr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
60 NJ Menendez, Robert D Jr 45% 39% 6% Track NJ Jr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
61 NM Domenici, Pete R Sr 60% 32% 28% Track NM Sr KOB-TV
62 NM Bingaman, Jeff D Jr 58% 33% 25% Track NM Jr KOB-TV
63 NY Schumer, Charles D Sr 62% 33% 29% Track NY Sr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
64 NY Clinton, Hillary D Jr 62% 36% 26% Track NY Jr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
65 NC Dole, Elizabeth R Sr 62% 32% 30% Track NC Sr WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
66 NC Burr, Richard R Jr 44% 40% 4% Track NC Jr WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
67 ND Conrad, Kent D Sr 72% 23% 49% Track ND Sr SurveyUSA
68 ND Dorgan, Byron D Jr 70% 25% 45% Track ND Jr SurveyUSA
69 OH DeWine, Mike R Sr 45% 45% 0% Track OH Sr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
70 OH Voinovich, George R Jr 50% 40% 10% Track OH Jr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
71 OK Inhofe, James R Sr 45% 45% 0% Track OK Sr KFOR-TV
72 OK Coburn, Tom R Jr 51% 40% 11% Track OK Jr KFOR-TV
73 OR Wyden, Ron D Sr 56% 35% 21% Track OR Sr KATU-TV
74 OR Smith, Gordon R Jr 51% 40% 11% Track OR Jr KATU-TV
75 PA Specter, Arlen R Sr 50% 42% 8% Track PA Sr WCAU-TV
76 PA Santorum, Rick R Jr 43% 50% -7% Track PA Jr WCAU-TV
77 RI Reed, Jack D Sr 69% 26% 43% Track RI Sr WLNE-TV
78 RI Chafee, Lincoln R Jr 48% 46% 2% Track RI Jr WLNE-TV
79 SC Graham, Lindsey R Sr 53% 36% 17% Track SC Sr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
80 SC DeMint, Jim R Jr 51% 35% 16% Track SC Jr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
81 SD Johnson, Tim D Sr 67% 26% 41% Track SD Sr SurveyUSA
82 SD Thune, John R Jr 55% 41% 14% Track SD Jr SurveyUSA
83 TN Frist, Bill R Sr 48% 41% 7% Track TN Sr WBIR-TV
84 TN Alexander, Lamar R Jr 52% 36% 16% Track TN Jr WBIR-TV
85 TX Hutchison, Kay R Sr 60% 31% 29% Track TX Sr WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
86 TX Cornyn, John R Jr 48% 38% 10% Track TX Jr WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
87 UT Hatch, Orrin R Sr 58% 37% 21% Track UT Sr KSL-TV
88 UT Bennett, Robert R Jr 55% 32% 23% Track UT Jr KSL-TV
89 VT Leahy, Patrick D Sr 69% 27% 42% Track VT Sr SurveyUSA
90 VT Jeffords, James I Jr 61% 30% 31% Track VT Jr SurveyUSA
91 VA Warner, John R Sr 58% 32% 26% Track VA Sr WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
92 VA Allen, George R Jr 51% 39% 12% Track VA Jr WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
93 WA Murray, Patty D Sr 54% 39% 15% Track WA Sr KING-TV KATU-TV
94 WA Cantwell, Maria D Jr 49% 43% 6% Track WA Jr KING-TV KATU-TV
95 WV Byrd, Robert D Sr 64% 33% 31% Track WV Sr WUSA-TV
96 WV Rockefeller, Jay D Jr 67% 29% 38% Track WV Jr WUSA-TV
97 WI Kohl, Herb D Sr 57% 33% 24% Track WI Sr WDIO-TV
98 WI Feingold, Russ D Jr 55% 40% 15% Track WI Jr WDIO-TV
99 WY Thomas, Craig R Sr 62% 29% 33% Track WY Sr SurveyUSA
100 WY Enzi, Michael R Jr 61% 31% 30% Track WY Jr SurveyUSA
Weighted Average 53% 38% 16%  
('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% 36% 19%  
('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 7/14/06 to 7/16/06. 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.