APPROVAL RATING FOR GEORGE W BUSH AS OF 08/15/06
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 08/15/06 'NET APPROVAL'
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
Sorted
JOB APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 08/15/06)
SORTED BY 07/06 'NET APPROVAL' (approval minus disapproval) MEDIA SPONSOR
8/15/2006 Net 08/06
Approval
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# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Utah Bush 59% 38% 21% UT KSL-TV
2 Idaho Bush 56% 41% 15% ID SurveyUSA
3 Wyoming Bush 52% 45% 7% WY SurveyUSA
4 Oklahoma Bush 51% 47% 4% OK KFOR-TV
5 Louisiana Bush 47% 49% -2% LA SurveyUSA
5 Nebraska Bush 48% 50% -2% NE SurveyUSA
7 North Dakota Bush 46% 49% -3% ND SurveyUSA
7 Alabama Bush 47% 50% -3% AL WKRG-TV
9 Mississippi Bush 47% 51% -4% MS SurveyUSA
9 Texas Bush 47% 51% -4% TX WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
11 Georgia Bush 46% 52% -6% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
12 Indiana Bush 45% 52% -7% IN WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
13 Arizona Bush 43% 53% -10% AZ KPNX-TV
14 Montana Bush 43% 54% -11% MT SurveyUSA
15 Alaska Bush 43% 56% -13% AK SurveyUSA
16 Kentucky Bush 42% 56% -14% KY WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
16 North Carolina Bush 42% 56% -14% NC WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
16 Virginia Bush 41% 55% -14% VA WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
19 New Mexico Bush 40% 58% -18% NM KOB-TV
20 Hawaii Kerry 39% 58% -19% HI SurveyUSA
20 Kansas Bush 39% 58% -19% KS KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
20 Pennsylvania Kerry 40% 59% -19% PA WCAU-TV
20 Tennessee Bush 39% 58% -19% TN WBIR-TV
24 South Carolina Bush 39% 59% -20% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
24 West Virginia Bush 39% 59% -20% WV WUSA-TV
26 Colorado Bush 37% 60% -23% CO KUSA-TV
26 Missouri Bush 37% 60% -23% MO KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
26 South Dakota Bush 37% 60% -23% SD SurveyUSA
29 Iowa Bush 37% 61% -24% IA KAAL-TV
29 Wisconsin Kerry 37% 61% -24% WI WDIO-TV
31 California Kerry 36% 62% -26% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
31 Florida Bush 36% 62% -26% FL WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
33 Minnesota Kerry 36% 63% -27% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
33 Nevada Bush 36% 63% -27% NV KVBC-TV
35 Arkansas Bush 35% 63% -28% AR KTHV-TV
36 Ohio Bush 34% 63% -29% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
37 New Hampshire Kerry 34% 64% -30% NH WBZ-TV
37 Washington Kerry 34% 64% -30% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
39 Massachusetts Kerry 33% 64% -31% MA WBZ-TV
39 Oregon Kerry 33% 64% -31% OR KATU-TV
41 New Jersey Kerry 33% 65% -32% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
42 Illinois Kerry 33% 66% -33% IL KSDK-TV
43 Connecticut Kerry 32% 66% -34% CT WABC-TV
43 Maryland Kerry 32% 66% -34% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
45 Delaware Kerry 31% 66% -35% DE WCAU-TV
46 Michigan Kerry 30% 68% -38% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
47 Maine Kerry 29% 68% -39% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
48 New York Kerry 28% 70% -42% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
49 Vermont Kerry 27% 71% -44% VT SurveyUSA
50 Rhode Island Kerry 22% 76% -54% RI WLNE-TV
Weighted Average 38% 60% -22%  
('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% 59% -20%  
('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 8/11/06 to 8/13/06. 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.