APPROVAL RATING FOR GEORGE W BUSH AS OF 10/17/06
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 10/17/06 'NET APPROVAL'
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
Sorted
JOB APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 10/17/06)
SORTED BY 07/06 'NET APPROVAL' (approval minus disapproval) MEDIA SPONSOR
10/17/2006 Net 10/06
Approval
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# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Idaho Bush 57% 40% 18% ID SurveyUSA
2 Utah Bush 57% 40% 16% UT KSL-TV
3 Wyoming Bush 52% 46% 6% WY SurveyUSA
4 Montana Bush 50% 48% 2% MT SurveyUSA
5 North Dakota Bush 46% 49% -3% ND SurveyUSA
6 Oklahoma Bush 46% 51% -5% OK KFOR-TV
7 Nebraska Bush 46% 52% -6% NE SurveyUSA
8 Texas Bush 45% 52% -6% TX WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
9 Alaska Bush 45% 53% -8% AK SurveyUSA
10 Mississippi Bush 44% 53% -9% MS SurveyUSA
11 South Dakota Bush 44% 54% -9% SD SurveyUSA
12 Georgia Bush 44% 53% -10% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
13 Alabama Bush 43% 55% -12% AL WKRG-TV
14 Indiana Bush 42% 55% -13% IN WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
15 New Mexico Bush 41% 55% -14% NM KOB-TV
16 Louisiana Bush 41% 57% -16% LA SurveyUSA
17 Hawaii Kerry 40% 56% -16% HI SurveyUSA
18 Kentucky Bush 41% 57% -16% KY WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
19 Kansas Bush 41% 57% -16% KS KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
20 Nevada Bush 41% 57% -16% NV SurveyUSA
21 Florida Bush 41% 57% -17% FL WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
22 South Carolina Bush 40% 57% -17% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
23 West Virginia Bush 40% 57% -17% WV WUSA-TV
24 Arizona Bush 40% 59% -19% AZ KPNX-TV
25 New Hampshire Kerry 39% 59% -19% NH WBZ-TV
26 North Carolina Bush 39% 58% -19% NC WFMY-TV
27 Tennessee Bush 39% 59% -20% TN WBIR-TV
28 Colorado Bush 39% 59% -20% CO KUSA-TV
29 Virginia Bush 39% 59% -20% VA WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
30 Missouri Bush 38% 59% -21% MO KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
31 Oregon Kerry 38% 60% -21% OR KATU-TV
32 Ohio Bush 37% 61% -25% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
33 Washington Kerry 37% 62% -25% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
34 Iowa Bush 37% 62% -26% IA KAAL-TV
35 Wisconsin Kerry 36% 62% -26% WI WDIO-TV
36 Arkansas Bush 36% 62% -27% AR KTHV-TV
37 Pennsylvania Kerry 36% 63% -27% PA WCAU-TV
38 Maine Kerry 35% 63% -28% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
39 Illinois Kerry 35% 63% -29% IL KSDK-TV
40 Minnesota Kerry 35% 63% -29% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
41 New Jersey Kerry 34% 63% -29% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
42 Delaware Kerry 34% 64% -30% DE WCAU-TV
43 Maryland Kerry 34% 64% -31% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
44 Michigan Kerry 33% 65% -32% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
45 California Kerry 32% 65% -33% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
46 Connecticut Kerry 31% 67% -36% CT WABC-TV
47 New York Kerry 30% 67% -37% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
48 Massachusetts Kerry 29% 68% -38% MA WBZ-TV
49 Vermont Kerry 27% 72% -45% 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 10/12/06 to 10/15/06. 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.