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