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