APPROVAL RATING FOR GEORGE W BUSH AS OF 11/16/06
SORT ► SORTED ALPHABETICALLY BY STATE
SORTED BY 11/16/06 'NET APPROVAL'
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
Sorted
JOB APPROVAL / PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 11/16/06)
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER MEDIA SPONSOR
11/16/2006 Net 11/06
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# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Idaho Bush 55% 43% 12% ID SurveyUSA
2 Utah Bush 55% 42% 12% UT KSL-TV
3 Wyoming Bush 49% 48% 1% WY SurveyUSA
4 North Dakota Bush 47% 50% -3% ND SurveyUSA
5 Louisiana Bush 47% 51% -4% LA SurveyUSA
6 Nebraska Bush 46% 52% -6% NE SurveyUSA
7 Alabama Bush 45% 53% -7% AL WKRG-TV
8 Mississippi Bush 45% 53% -7% MS SurveyUSA
9 Georgia Bush 45% 54% -8% GA WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
10 Kansas Bush 45% 53% -8% KS KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
11 Montana Bush 45% 51% -6% MT SurveyUSA
12 Virginia Bush 44% 53% -9% VA WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
13 North Carolina Bush 43% 55% -11% NC WFMY-TV
14 Alaska Bush 43% 55% -12% AK SurveyUSA
15 Oklahoma Bush 43% 53% -11% OK KFOR-TV
16 South Dakota Bush 42% 56% -14% SD SurveyUSA
17 Florida Bush 42% 57% -15% FL WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
18 Arizona Bush 41% 56% -15% AZ KPNX-TV
19 South Carolina Bush 41% 56% -15% SC WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
20 Tennessee Bush 41% 56% -15% TN WBIR-TV
21 Texas Bush 41% 58% -18% TX WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
22 Colorado Bush 41% 58% -17% CO KUSA-TV
23 Indiana Bush 40% 57% -16% IN WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
24 West Virginia Bush 40% 58% -18% WV WUSA-TV
25 Kentucky Bush 40% 58% -19% KY WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
26 Iowa Bush 38% 60% -22% IA KAAL-TV
27 Oregon Kerry 38% 61% -23% OR KATU-TV
28 Arkansas Bush 38% 61% -24% AR KTHV-TV
29 Nevada Bush 37% 62% -25% NV SurveyUSA
30 New Mexico Bush 34% 62% -28% NM KOB-TV
31 Hawaii Kerry 34% 63% -29% HI SurveyUSA
32 Wisconsin Kerry 34% 64% -30% WI WDIO-TV
33 Ohio Bush 34% 65% -31% OH WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
34 Missouri Bush 34% 64% -30% MO KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
35 Pennsylvania Kerry 33% 64% -30% PA WCAU-TV
36 Maryland Kerry 33% 65% -31% MD WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
37 Maine Kerry 33% 65% -32% ME WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
38 Minnesota Kerry 33% 64% -32% MN KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
39 New Jersey Kerry 32% 65% -33% NJ WABC-TV WCAU-TV
40 Washington Kerry 32% 67% -35% WA KING-TV KATU-TV
41 Michigan Kerry 32% 67% -35% MI WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
42 Illinois Kerry 30% 67% -37% IL KSDK-TV
43 New Hampshire Kerry 30% 68% -38% NH WBZ-TV
44 California Kerry 28% 69% -40% CA KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
45 Connecticut Kerry 28% 70% -42% CT WABC-TV
46 Delaware Kerry 27% 72% -44% DE WCAU-TV
47 Vermont Kerry 27% 72% -46% VT SurveyUSA
48 Rhode Island Kerry 26% 72% -45% RI WLNE-TV
49 Massachusetts Kerry 26% 72% -46% MA WBZ-TV
50 New York Kerry 24% 74% -50% NY WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
Weighted Average 36% 62% -26%  
('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 38% 60% -22%  
('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 11/8/06 to 11/11/06. 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.