APPROVAL RATING FOR GEORGE W BUSH AS OF 1/17/06
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 1/06 'NET APPROVAL'
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
Sorted
JOB APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 1/17/06)
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER MEDIA SPONSOR
1/17/2006 Net 1/06
Approval
Tracking
Graphs
# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Utah Bush 61% 35% 26% UT KSL-TV
2 Idaho Bush 58% 39% 19% ID
3 Nebraska Bush 55% 41% 14% NE
3 Wyoming Bush 55% 42% 13% WY
5 Texas Bush 54% 41% 13% TX WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
6 Alaska Bush 52% 45% 7% AK
7 Oklahoma Bush 51% 46% 5% OK KFOR-TV
8 Alabama Bush 50% 47% 3% AL WKRG-TV
8 Kansas Bush 50% 45% 5% KS KWCH-TV
8 Mississippi Bush 50% 47% 3% MS
8 North Dakota Bush 50% 46% 4% ND
12 Montana Bush 49% 48% 1% MT
13 Louisiana Bush 48% 49% -1% LA
14 Georgia Bush 47% 51% -4% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
14 South Dakota Bush 47% 50% -3% SD
16 North Carolina Bush 46% 51% -5% NC WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
16 West Virginia Bush 46% 51% -5% WV WUSA-TV
18 Arizona Bush 45% 52% -7% AZ KPNX-TV
18 Indiana Bush 45% 50% -5% IN WXIN-TV WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
18 South Carolina Bush 45% 51% -6% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
18 Tennessee Bush 45% 51% -6% TN WBIR-TV
22 Kentucky Bush 44% 52% -8% KY WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
22 New Hampshire Kerry 44% 54% -10% NH WBZ-TV
22 Wisconsin Kerry 44% 53% -9% WI WDIO-TV
25 Colorado Bush 43% 55% -12% CO KUSA-TV
25 Hawaii Kerry 43% 52% -9% HI KHON-TV
25 Iowa Bush 43% 54% -11% IA KAAL-TV
25 Virginia Bush 43% 55% -12% VA WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
29 Florida Bush 42% 55% -13% FL WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WKMG-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
29 New Mexico Bush 42% 56% -14% NM KOB-TV
31 Missouri Bush 41% 57% -16% MO KSDK-TV
32 Minnesota Kerry 39% 56% -17% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
32 Nevada Bush 39% 59% -20% NV KVBC-TV
32 Pennsylvania Kerry 39% 58% -19% PA WCAU-TV WNEP-TV
35 Arkansas Bush 38% 59% -21% AR KTHV-TV
35 Connecticut Kerry 38% 59% -21% CT WABC-TV
35 New Jersey Kerry 38% 59% -21% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
35 Ohio Bush 38% 60% -22% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
35 Oregon Kerry 38% 59% -21% OR KATU-TV
40 Maine Kerry 37% 60% -23% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
40 Maryland Kerry 37% 60% -23% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
40 Michigan Kerry 37% 60% -23% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
43 Illinois Kerry 35% 62% -27% IL KSDK-TV
43 Washington Kerry 35% 62% -27% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
45 California Kerry 33% 64% -31% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
45 New York Kerry 33% 64% -31% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
47 Delaware Kerry 32% 64% -32% DE WCAU-TV
47 Massachusetts Kerry 32% 64% -32% MA WBZ-TV
47 Vermont Kerry 32% 65% -33% VT
50 Rhode Island Kerry 29% 68% -39% RI WLNE-TV
Weighted Average 41% 56% -15%  
('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 43% 54% -11%  
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight; population density is not taken into account).
2006 SurveyUSA. All Rights Reserved.
600 adults age 18+ in each of the 50 states were interviewed by SurveyUSA 1/13/06 to 1/15/06. 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.