APPROVAL RATING FOR GEORGE W BUSH AS OF 09/19/06
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 09/19/06 'NET APPROVAL'
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
Sorted
JOB APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 09/19/06)
SORTED BY 09/06 'NET APPROVAL' (approval minus disapproval) MEDIA SPONSOR
09/19/2006 Net 09/06
Approval
Tracking
Graphs
# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Utah Bush 59% 38% 21% UT KSL-TV
2 Idaho Bush 57% 41% 16% ID SurveyUSA
3 Wyoming Bush 53% 44% 9% WY SurveyUSA
4 Nebraska Bush 51% 47% 4% NE SurveyUSA
5 Texas Bush 50% 47% 3% TX WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
6 Mississippi Bush 49% 48% 1% MS SurveyUSA
7 Alaska Bush 48% 48% 0% AK SurveyUSA
8 Montana Bush 48% 49% -1% MT SurveyUSA
9 Louisiana Bush 47% 50% -3% LA SurveyUSA
10 Alabama Bush 47% 51% -4% AL WKRG-TV
10 Kansas Bush 47% 51% -4% KS KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
12 Indiana Bush 47% 52% -5% IN WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
13 North Carolina Bush 45% 51% -6% NC WFMY-TV
14 South Dakota Bush 45% 52% -7% SD SurveyUSA
15 North Dakota Bush 43% 51% -8% ND SurveyUSA
16 Georgia Bush 44% 53% -9% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
16 Kentucky Bush 44% 53% -9% KY WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
16 Oklahoma Bush 45% 54% -9% OK KFOR-TV
19 Arizona Bush 43% 55% -12% AZ KPNX-TV
19 Hawaii Kerry 42% 54% -12% HI SurveyUSA
19 South Carolina Bush 43% 55% -12% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
19 Tennessee Bush 43% 55% -12% TN WBIR-TV
23 West Virginia Bush 42% 55% -13% WV WUSA-TV
24 Missouri Bush 41% 56% -15% MO KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
25 Colorado Bush 41% 57% -16% CO KUSA-TV
25 Virginia Bush 41% 57% -16% VA WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
27 Florida Bush 41% 58% -17% FL WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
28 New Mexico Bush 39% 57% -18% NM KOB-TV
29 Minnesota Kerry 39% 59% -20% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
29 Wisconsin Kerry 39% 59% -20% WI WDIO-TV
31 Pennsylvania Kerry 39% 60% -21% PA WCAU-TV
32 Oregon Kerry 37% 62% -25% OR KATU-TV
33 Iowa Bush 36% 62% -26% IA KAAL-TV
34 Arkansas Bush 34% 62% -28% AR KTHV-TV
34 New Hampshire Kerry 35% 63% -28% NH WBZ-TV
36 Maryland Kerry 34% 63% -29% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
37 Nevada Bush 34% 64% -30% NV KVBC-TV
37 Washington Kerry 34% 64% -30% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
39 Michigan Kerry 33% 64% -31% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
39 Ohio Bush 34% 65% -31% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
41 Delaware Kerry 33% 65% -32% DE WCAU-TV
41 New Jersey Kerry 32% 64% -32% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
43 Connecticut Kerry 32% 65% -33% CT WABC-TV
44 Illinois Kerry 31% 65% -34% IL KSDK-TV
44 Massachusetts Kerry 32% 66% -34% MA WBZ-TV
44 New York Kerry 32% 66% -34% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
47 Maine Kerry 32% 67% -35% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
48 California Kerry 30% 67% -37% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
49 Vermont Kerry 27% 71% -44% VT SurveyUSA
50 Rhode Island Kerry 23% 75% -52% RI WLNE-TV
Weighted Average 39% 59% -20%  
('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 40% 57% -17%  
('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 9/14/06 to 9/17/06. 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.