APPROVAL RATING FOR GEORGE W BUSH AS OF 2/16/06
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 2/06 'NET APPROVAL'
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
Sorted
JOB APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 2/16/06)
SORTED ALPHBETICALLY BY STATE MEDIA SPONSOR
2/16/2006 Net 2/06
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# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Alabama Bush 53% 44% 9% AL WKRG-TV
2 Alaska Bush 49% 49% 0% AK
3 Arizona Bush 45% 53% -8% AZ KPNX-TV
4 Arkansas Bush 41% 56% -15% AR KTHV-TV
5 California Kerry 30% 68% -38% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
6 Colorado Bush 39% 58% -19% CO KUSA-TV
7 Connecticut Kerry 32% 66% -34% CT WABC-TV
8 Delaware Kerry 35% 63% -28% DE WCAU-TV
9 Florida Bush 42% 55% -13% FL WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
10 Georgia Bush 46% 52% -6% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
11 Hawaii Kerry 38% 55% -17% HI KHON-TV
12 Idaho Bush 55% 43% 12% ID
13 Illinois Kerry 33% 64% -31% IL KSDK-TV
14 Indiana Bush 46% 51% -5% IN WXIN-TV WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
15 Iowa Bush 38% 57% -19% IA KAAL-TV
16 Kansas Bush 49% 47% 2% KS KWCH-TV
17 Kentucky Bush 47% 49% -2% KY WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
18 Louisiana Bush 46% 50% -4% LA
19 Maine Kerry 34% 64% -30% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
20 Maryland Kerry 35% 62% -27% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
21 Massachusetts Kerry 29% 68% -39% MA WBZ-TV
22 Michigan Kerry 34% 62% -28% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
23 Minnesota Kerry 40% 56% -16% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
24 Mississippi Bush 47% 50% -3% MS
25 Missouri Bush 39% 57% -18% MO KSDK-TV
26 Montana Bush 50% 47% 3% MT
27 Nebraska Bush 52% 44% 8% NE
28 Nevada Bush 41% 57% -16% NV KVBC-TV
29 New Hampshire Kerry 38% 59% -21% NH WBZ-TV
30 New Jersey Kerry 37% 60% -23% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
31 New Mexico Bush 43% 54% -11% NM KOB-TV
32 New York Kerry 33% 62% -29% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
33 North Carolina Bush 43% 53% -10% NC WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
34 North Dakota Bush 47% 50% -3% ND
35 Ohio Bush 37% 60% -23% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
36 Oklahoma Bush 52% 45% 7% OK KFOR-TV
37 Oregon Kerry 38% 59% -21% OR KATU-TV
38 Pennsylvania Kerry 36% 60% -24% PA WCAU-TV
39 Rhode Island Kerry 25% 72% -47% RI WLNE-TV
40 South Carolina Bush 48% 49% -1% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
41 South Dakota Bush 43% 53% -10% SD
42 Tennessee Bush 46% 52% -6% TN WBIR-TV
43 Texas Bush 49% 46% 3% TX WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
44 Utah Bush 58% 39% 19% UT KSL-TV
45 Vermont Kerry 30% 67% -37% VT
46 Virginia Bush 45% 52% -7% VA WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
47 Washington Kerry 38% 60% -22% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
48 West Virginia Bush 45% 52% -7% WV WUSA-TV
49 Wisconsin Kerry 38% 59% -21% WI WDIO-TV
50 Wyoming Bush 53% 44% 9% WY
Weighted Average 40% 57% -18%   << This apparent discrepancy is due to rounding: 39.51% - 57.22% = 17.70%
('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 42% 55% -13%  
('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 2/10/06 to 2/12/06. 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.