APPROVAL RATING FOR GEORGE W BUSH AS OF 5/15/06
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 5/06 'NET APPROVAL'
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
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JOB APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 5/15/06)
SORTED BY 5/06 'NET APPROVAL' (approval minus disapproval) MEDIA SPONSOR
5/15/2006 Net 5/06
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# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Idaho Bush 52% 45% 7% ID
2 Utah Bush 51% 46% 5% UT KSL-TV
3 Wyoming Bush 50% 49% 1% WY
4 Oklahoma Bush 48% 51% -3% OK KFOR-TV
5 Nebraska Bush 47% 51% -4% NE
6 Mississippi Bush 47% 52% -5% MS
7 Montana Bush 46% 52% -6% MT
8 Alabama Bush 44% 54% -10% AL WKRG-TV
9 Alaska Bush 43% 54% -11% AK
9 Louisiana Bush 43% 54% -11% LA
11 Texas Bush 42% 56% -14% TX WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
12 North Dakota Bush 40% 56% -16% ND
13 Georgia Bush 41% 58% -17% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
14 Virginia Bush 39% 58% -19% VA WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
15 Arizona Bush 39% 59% -20% AZ KPNX-TV
15 South Dakota Bush 39% 59% -20% SD
17 West Virginia Bush 37% 59% -22% WV WUSA-TV
18 Tennessee Bush 37% 60% -23% TN WBIR-TV
19 Florida Bush 36% 61% -25% FL WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
19 Indiana Bush 36% 61% -25% IN WXIN-TV WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
19 Nevada Bush 37% 62% -25% NV KVBC-TV
22 Kansas Bush 35% 61% -26% KS KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
23 South Carolina Bush 35% 62% -27% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
23 Wisconsin Kerry 36% 63% -27% WI WDIO-TV
25 Hawaii Kerry 33% 61% -28% HI KHON-TV
25 New Mexico Bush 35% 63% -28% NM KOB-TV
25 North Carolina Bush 35% 63% -28% NC WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
28 Colorado Bush 35% 64% -29% CO KUSA-TV
28 Iowa Bush 35% 64% -29% IA KAAL-TV
30 Kentucky Bush 34% 64% -30% KY WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
31 Arkansas Bush 32% 64% -32% AR KTHV-TV
31 Minnesota Kerry 33% 65% -32% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
33 Ohio Bush 32% 65% -33% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
33 Washington Kerry 32% 65% -33% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
35 New Hampshire Kerry 32% 66% -34% NH WBZ-TV
36 Illinois Kerry 31% 67% -36% IL KSDK-TV
36 Oregon Kerry 31% 67% -36% OR KATU-TV
38 Connecticut Kerry 31% 68% -37% CT WABC-TV
38 Maine Kerry 31% 68% -37% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
40 Maryland Kerry 29% 67% -38% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
40 Michigan Kerry 29% 67% -38% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
42 Missouri Bush 29% 68% -39% MO KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
43 Pennsylvania Kerry 28% 70% -42% PA WCAU-TV
44 California Kerry 28% 71% -43% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
45 New Jersey Kerry 26% 70% -44% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
46 Delaware Kerry 26% 72% -46% DE WCAU-TV
46 Massachusetts Kerry 26% 72% -46% MA WBZ-TV
48 Vermont Kerry 24% 73% -49% VT
49 New York Kerry 23% 74% -51% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
50 Rhode Island Kerry 23% 75% -52% RI WLNE-TV
Weighted Average 33% 64% -31%  
('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 36% 62% -26%  
('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 5/12/06 to 5/14/06. 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.