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 ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE MEDIA SPONSOR
10/17/2006 Net 10/06
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# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Alabama Bush 43% 55% -12% AL WKRG-TV
2 Alaska Bush 45% 53% -8% AK SurveyUSA
3 Arizona Bush 40% 59% -19% AZ KPNX-TV
4 Arkansas Bush 36% 62% -27% AR KTHV-TV
5 California Kerry 32% 65% -33% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
6 Colorado Bush 39% 59% -20% CO KUSA-TV
7 Connecticut Kerry 31% 67% -36% CT WABC-TV
8 Delaware Kerry 34% 64% -30% DE WCAU-TV
9 Florida Bush 41% 57% -17% FL WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
10 Georgia Bush 44% 53% -10% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
11 Hawaii Kerry 40% 56% -16% HI SurveyUSA
12 Idaho Bush 57% 40% 18% ID SurveyUSA
13 Illinois Kerry 35% 63% -29% IL KSDK-TV
14 Indiana Bush 42% 55% -13% IN WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
15 Iowa Bush 37% 62% -26% IA KAAL-TV
16 Kansas Bush 41% 57% -16% KS KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
17 Kentucky Bush 41% 57% -16% KY WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
18 Louisiana Bush 41% 57% -16% LA SurveyUSA
19 Maine Kerry 35% 63% -28% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
20 Maryland Kerry 34% 64% -31% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
21 Massachusetts Kerry 29% 68% -38% MA WBZ-TV
22 Michigan Kerry 33% 65% -32% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
23 Minnesota Kerry 35% 63% -29% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
24 Mississippi Bush 44% 53% -9% MS SurveyUSA
25 Missouri Bush 38% 59% -21% MO KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
26 Montana Bush 50% 48% 2% MT SurveyUSA
27 Nebraska Bush 46% 52% -6% NE SurveyUSA
28 Nevada Bush 41% 57% -16% NV SurveyUSA
29 New Hampshire Kerry 39% 59% -19% NH WBZ-TV
30 New Jersey Kerry 34% 63% -29% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
31 New Mexico Bush 41% 55% -14% NM KOB-TV
32 New York Kerry 30% 67% -37% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
33 North Carolina Bush 39% 58% -19% NC WFMY-TV
34 North Dakota Bush 46% 49% -3% ND SurveyUSA
35 Ohio Bush 37% 61% -25% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
36 Oklahoma Bush 46% 51% -5% OK KFOR-TV
37 Oregon Kerry 38% 60% -21% OR KATU-TV
38 Pennsylvania Kerry 36% 63% -27% PA WCAU-TV
39 Rhode Island Kerry 23% 75% -52% RI WLNE-TV
40 South Carolina Bush 40% 57% -17% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
41 South Dakota Bush 44% 54% -9% SD SurveyUSA
42 Tennessee Bush 39% 59% -20% TN WBIR-TV
43 Texas Bush 45% 52% -6% TX WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
44 Utah Bush 57% 40% 16% UT KSL-TV
45 Vermont Kerry 27% 72% -45% VT SurveyUSA
46 Virginia Bush 39% 59% -20% VA WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
47 Washington Kerry 37% 62% -25% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
48 West Virginia Bush 40% 57% -17% WV WUSA-TV
49 Wisconsin Kerry 36% 62% -26% WI WDIO-TV
50 Wyoming Bush 52% 46% 6% WY SurveyUSA
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.