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 ALPHBETICALLY BY STATE MEDIA SPONSOR
1/17/2006 Net 1/06
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# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Alabama Bush 50% 47% 3% AL WKRG-TV
2 Alaska Bush 52% 45% 7% AK
3 Arizona Bush 45% 52% -7% AZ KPNX-TV
4 Arkansas Bush 38% 59% -21% AR KTHV-TV
5 California Kerry 33% 64% -31% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
6 Colorado Bush 43% 55% -12% CO KUSA-TV
7 Connecticut Kerry 38% 59% -21% CT WABC-TV
8 Delaware Kerry 32% 64% -32% DE WCAU-TV
9 Florida Bush 42% 55% -13% FL WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WKMG-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
10 Georgia Bush 47% 51% -4% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
11 Hawaii Kerry 43% 52% -9% HI KHON-TV
12 Idaho Bush 58% 39% 19% ID
13 Illinois Kerry 35% 62% -27% IL KSDK-TV
14 Indiana Bush 45% 50% -5% IN WXIN-TV WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
15 Iowa Bush 43% 54% -11% IA KAAL-TV
16 Kansas Bush 50% 45% 5% KS KWCH-TV
17 Kentucky Bush 44% 52% -8% KY WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
18 Louisiana Bush 48% 49% -1% LA
19 Maine Kerry 37% 60% -23% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
20 Maryland Kerry 37% 60% -23% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
21 Massachusetts Kerry 32% 64% -32% MA WBZ-TV
22 Michigan Kerry 37% 60% -23% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
23 Minnesota Kerry 39% 56% -17% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
24 Mississippi Bush 50% 47% 3% MS
25 Missouri Bush 41% 57% -16% MO KSDK-TV
26 Montana Bush 49% 48% 1% MT
27 Nebraska Bush 55% 41% 14% NE
28 Nevada Bush 39% 59% -20% NV KVBC-TV
29 New Hampshire Kerry 44% 54% -10% NH WBZ-TV
30 New Jersey Kerry 38% 59% -21% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
31 New Mexico Bush 42% 56% -14% NM KOB-TV
32 New York Kerry 33% 64% -31% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
33 North Carolina Bush 46% 51% -5% NC WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
34 North Dakota Bush 50% 46% 4% ND
35 Ohio Bush 38% 60% -22% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
36 Oklahoma Bush 51% 46% 5% OK KFOR-TV
37 Oregon Kerry 38% 59% -21% OR KATU-TV
38 Pennsylvania Kerry 39% 58% -19% PA WCAU-TV WNEP-TV
39 Rhode Island Kerry 29% 68% -39% RI WLNE-TV
40 South Carolina Bush 45% 51% -6% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
41 South Dakota Bush 47% 50% -3% SD
42 Tennessee Bush 45% 51% -6% TN WBIR-TV
43 Texas Bush 54% 41% 13% TX WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
44 Utah Bush 61% 35% 26% UT KSL-TV
45 Vermont Kerry 32% 65% -33% VT
46 Virginia Bush 43% 55% -12% VA WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
47 Washington Kerry 35% 62% -27% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
48 West Virginia Bush 46% 51% -5% WV WUSA-TV
49 Wisconsin Kerry 44% 53% -9% WI WDIO-TV
50 Wyoming Bush 55% 42% 13% WY
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).
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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.