APPROVAL RATING FOR GEORGE W BUSH AS OF 07/18/06
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 07/18/06 'NET APPROVAL'
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
Sorted
JOB APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 07/18/06)
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER MEDIA SPONSOR
7/18/2006 Net 07/06
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# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Utah Bush 57% 39% 18% UT KSL-TV
2 Idaho Bush 54% 44% 10% ID SurveyUSA
3 Wyoming Bush 50% 47% 3% WY SurveyUSA
4 Texas Bush 49% 48% 1% TX WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
5 North Carolina Bush 48% 49% -1% NC WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
6 Alaska Bush 47% 50% -3% AK SurveyUSA
6 Louisiana Bush 47% 49% -2% LA SurveyUSA
8 Alabama Bush 46% 51% -5% AL WKRG-TV
8 Georgia Bush 46% 51% -5% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
8 Indiana Bush 46% 52% -6% IN WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
8 Mississippi Bush 46% 51% -5% MS SurveyUSA
8 Montana Bush 46% 50% -4% MT SurveyUSA
13 Kansas Bush 45% 52% -7% KS KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
13 Nebraska Bush 45% 53% -8% NE SurveyUSA
15 North Dakota Bush 44% 51% -7% ND SurveyUSA
16 Arizona Bush 43% 54% -11% AZ KPNX-TV
16 Virginia Bush 43% 55% -12% VA WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
18 Hawaii Kerry 42% 55% -13% HI SurveyUSA
18 Oklahoma Bush 42% 55% -13% OK KFOR-TV
18 South Carolina Bush 42% 54% -12% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
21 Kentucky Bush 41% 57% -16% KY WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
21 South Dakota Bush 41% 57% -16% SD SurveyUSA
21 Tennessee Bush 41% 57% -16% TN WBIR-TV
24 Oregon Kerry 39% 60% -21% OR KATU-TV
25 Colorado Bush 38% 60% -22% CO KUSA-TV
25 Nevada Bush 38% 60% -22% NV KVBC-TV
25 Wisconsin Kerry 38% 62% -24% WI WDIO-TV
28 Arkansas Bush 37% 60% -23% AR KTHV-TV
28 New Mexico Bush 37% 59% -22% NM KOB-TV
28 West Virginia Bush 37% 60% -23% WV WUSA-TV
31 Florida Bush 36% 62% -26% FL WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
31 Iowa Bush 36% 62% -26% IA KAAL-TV
31 Maine Kerry 36% 63% -27% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
31 Missouri Bush 36% 61% -25% MO KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
31 New Hampshire Kerry 36% 63% -27% NH WBZ-TV
36 Washington Kerry 35% 62% -27% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
37 Maryland Kerry 34% 64% -30% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
37 Minnesota Kerry 34% 63% -29% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
39 Ohio Bush 33% 65% -32% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
40 Michigan Kerry 32% 65% -33% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
40 Pennsylvania Kerry 32% 65% -33% PA WCAU-TV
42 Connecticut Kerry 31% 66% -35% CT WABC-TV
42 New Jersey Kerry 31% 68% -37% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
44 California Kerry 30% 67% -37% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
44 Delaware Kerry 30% 68% -38% DE WCAU-TV
46 Illinois Kerry 28% 69% -41% IL KSDK-TV
46 New York Kerry 28% 70% -42% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
48 Massachusetts Kerry 27% 71% -44% MA WBZ-TV
48 Vermont Kerry 27% 71% -44% VT SurveyUSA
50 Rhode Island Kerry 23% 75% -52% RI WLNE-TV
Weighted Average 37% 60% -23%  
('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 39% 58% -19%  
('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 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.