APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF 11/22/06
SORT ► ALPHABETICAL BY STATE
ALPHABETICAL BY SENATOR'S LAST NAME
BY HIGHEST 'NET JOB APPROVAL'
BY HIGHEST APPROVAL
BY PARTY / DEMOCRATS
BY PARTY / REPUBLICANS

SORTED BY PARTY: DEMOCRATS (then Republicans, then Independents) MEDIA SPONSOR
APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF11/22/06
11/22/06 Net 11/06
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# State U.S. Senator Party Sr/Jr Approve Disapprove
1 ND Conrad, Kent D Sr 77% 20% 56% Track ND Sr SurveyUSA
2 ND Dorgan, Byron D Jr 75% 21% 54% Track ND Jr SurveyUSA
3 NY Clinton, Hillary D Jr 74% 24% 50% Track NY Jr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
4 MT Baucus, Max D Sr 72% 23% 49% Track MT Sr SurveyUSA
5 IL Obama, Barack D Jr 71% 22% 48% Track IL Jr KSDK-TV
6 VT Leahy, Patrick D Sr 71% 25% 46% Track VT Sr SurveyUSA
7 NM Bingaman, Jeff D Jr 69% 25% 44% Track NM Jr KOB-TV
8 SD Johnson, Tim D Sr 70% 26% 44% Track SD Sr SurveyUSA
9 DE Carper, Thomas D Jr 68% 25% 43% Track DE Jr WCAU-TV
10 NE Nelson, Ben D Jr 68% 27% 42% Track NE Jr SurveyUSA
11 HI Inouye, Daniel D Sr 68% 26% 42% Track HI Sr SurveyUSA
12 WV Byrd, Robert D Sr 68% 28% 40% Track WV Sr WUSA-TV
13 RI Reed, Jack D Sr 66% 27% 39% Track RI Sr WLNE-TV
14 WI Kohl, Herb D Sr 66% 27% 39% Track WI Sr WDIO-TV
15 IN Bayh, Evan D Jr 61% 29% 31% Track IN Jr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
16 MA Kennedy, Edward D Sr 65% 33% 31% Track MA Sr WBZ-TV
17 DE Biden, Joseph D Sr 63% 33% 29% Track DE Sr WCAU-TV
18 WV Rockefeller, Jay D Jr 61% 32% 29% Track WV Jr WUSA-TV
19 WA Cantwell, Maria D Jr 62% 34% 28% Track WA Jr KING-TV KATU-TV
20 NY Schumer, Charles D Sr 60% 33% 27% Track NY Sr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
21 OR Wyden, Ron D Sr 59% 33% 26% Track OR Sr KATU-TV
22 CA Feinstein, Dianne D Sr 59% 34% 25% Track CA Sr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
23 MD Mikulski, Barbara D Jr 57% 35% 23% Track MD Jr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
24 CO Ken Salazar D Jr 56% 36% 21% Track CO Jr KUSA-TV
25 CT Dodd, Christopher D Sr 56% 36% 20% Track CT Sr WABC-TV
26 MI Stabenow, Debbie D Jr 58% 38% 20% Track MI Jr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
27 FL Nelson, Bill D Sr 55% 36% 20% Track FL Sr WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
28 CA Boxer, Barbara D Jr 55% 36% 20% Track CA Jr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
29 AR Pryor, Mark D Jr 56% 37% 19% Track AR Jr KTHV-TV
30 MI Levin, Carl D Sr 54% 36% 18% Track MI Sr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
31 AR Lincoln, Blanche D Sr 55% 37% 18% Track AR Sr KTHV-TV
32 WA Murray, Patty D Sr 55% 37% 18% Track WA Sr KING-TV KATU-TV
33 HI Akaka, Daniel D Jr 56% 39% 17% Track HI Jr SurveyUSA
34 WI Feingold, Russ D Jr 54% 38% 17% Track WI Jr WDIO-TV
35 IL Durbin, Richard D Sr 52% 38% 15% Track IL Sr KSDK-TV
36 IA Harkin, Tom D Jr 53% 40% 13% Track IA Jr KAAL-TV
37 LA Landrieu, Mary D Sr 54% 42% 12% Track LA Sr SurveyUSA
38 CT Lieberman, Joseph D Jr 52% 44% 9% Track CT Jr WABC-TV
39 NV Reid, Harry D Sr 50% 42% 9% Track NV Sr SurveyUSA
40 MD Sarbanes, Paul D Sr 46% 44% 2% Track MD Sr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
41 NJ Menendez, Robert D Jr 45% 44% 0% Track NJ Jr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
42 MN Dayton, Mark D Sr 44% 45% -1% Track MN Sr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
43 MA Kerry, John D Jr 48% 50% -2% Track MA Jr WBZ-TV
44 NJ Lautenberg, Frank D Sr 39% 45% -5% Track NJ Sr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
45 ME Snowe, Olympia R Sr 79% 18% 62% Track ME Sr WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
46 ME Collins, Susan R Jr 73% 23% 50% Track ME Jr WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
47 NM Domenici, Pete R Sr 68% 25% 43% Track NM Sr KOB-TV
48 WY Thomas, Craig R Sr 68% 25% 43% Track WY Sr SurveyUSA
49 IN Lugar, Richard R Sr 66% 25% 41% Track IN Sr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
50 MS Lott, Trent R Jr 68% 29% 39% Track MS Jr SurveyUSA
51 WY Enzi, Michael R Jr 65% 26% 39% Track WY Jr SurveyUSA
52 IA Grassley, Charles R Sr 65% 27% 38% Track IA Sr KAAL-TV
53 LA Vitter, David R Jr 66% 28% 38% Track LA Jr SurveyUSA
54 MS Cochran, Thad R Sr 65% 29% 36% Track MS Sr SurveyUSA
55 ID Crapo, Michael R Jr 61% 29% 32% Track ID Jr SurveyUSA
56 VA Warner, John R Sr 60% 28% 32% Track VA Sr WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
57 UT Hatch, Orrin R Sr 63% 33% 30% Track UT Sr KSL-TV
58 AL Shelby, Richard R Sr 60% 31% 29% Track AL Sr WKRG-TV
59 ID Craig, Larry R Sr 60% 32% 29% Track ID Sr SurveyUSA
60 AK Stevens, Ted R Sr 62% 34% 28% Track AK Sr SurveyUSA
61 AZ McCain, John R Sr 61% 34% 27% Track AZ Sr KPNX-TV
62 UT Bennett, Robert R Jr 58% 32% 25% Track UT Jr KSL-TV
63 AL Sessions, Jeff R Jr 58% 32% 25% Track AL Jr WKRG-TV
64 SD Thune, John R Jr 61% 36% 25% Track SD Jr SurveyUSA
65 NE Hagel, Chuck R Sr 59% 35% 25% Track NE Sr SurveyUSA
66 TX Hutchison, Kay R Sr 59% 35% 24% Track TX Sr WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
67 NV Ensign, John R Jr 56% 34% 22% Track NV Jr SurveyUSA
68 SC Graham, Lindsey R Sr 56% 34% 22% Track SC Sr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
69 TN Alexander, Lamar R Jr 53% 36% 17% Track TN Jr WBIR-TV
70 OR Smith, Gordon R Jr 54% 37% 17% Track OR Jr KATU-TV
71 GA Chambliss, Saxby R Sr 52% 36% 16% Track GA Sr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
72 KS Brownback, Sam R Sr 53% 37% 16% Track KS Sr KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
73 GA Isakson, Johnny R Jr 51% 36% 15% Track GA Jr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
74 KY McConnell, Mitch R Sr 54% 39% 15% Track KY Sr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
75 KS Roberts, Pat R Jr 51% 36% 15% Track KS Jr KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
76 SC DeMint, Jim R Jr 51% 36% 15% Track SC Jr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
77 AK Murkowski, Lisa R Jr 54% 41% 13% Track AK Jr SurveyUSA
78 OK Coburn, Tom R Jr 50% 38% 12% Track OK Jr KFOR-TV
79 NC Dole, Elizabeth R Sr 52% 40% 12% Track NC Sr WFMY-TV
80 PA Specter, Arlen R Sr 52% 41% 11% Track PA Sr WCAU-TV
81 NH Gregg, Judd R Sr 50% 40% 11% Track NH Sr WBZ-TV
82 MO Bond, Kit R Sr 51% 43% 8% Track MO Sr KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
83 RI Chafee, Lincoln R Jr 51% 44% 6% Track RI Jr WLNE-TV
84 OK Inhofe, James R Sr 46% 41% 5% Track OK Sr KFOR-TV
85 MN Coleman, Norm R Jr 48% 43% 5% Track MN Jr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
86 OH Voinovich, George R Jr 48% 44% 4% Track OH Jr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
87 VA Allen, George R Jr 50% 46% 4% Track VA Jr WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
88 TX Cornyn, John R Jr 45% 42% 3% Track TX Jr WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
89 TN Frist, Bill R Sr 49% 46% 3% Track TN Sr WBIR-TV
90 NH Sununu, John R Jr 47% 44% 3% Track NH Jr WBZ-TV
91 NC Burr, Richard R Jr 44% 42% 2% Track NC Jr WFMY-TV
92 CO Allard, Wayne R Sr 44% 43% 1% Track CO Sr KUSA-TV
93 AZ Kyl, Jon R Jr 46% 48% -2% Track AZ Jr KPNX-TV
94 KY Bunning, Jim R Jr 44% 47% -3% Track KY Jr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
95 FL Martinez, Mel R Jr 43% 46% -3% Track FL Jr WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
96 MT Burns, Conrad R Jr 41% 56% -15% Track MT Jr SurveyUSA
97 PA Santorum, Rick R Jr 37% 58% -21% Track PA Jr WCAU-TV
98 MO Talent, Jim R Jr 37% 60% -22% Track MO Jr KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
99 OH DeWine, Mike R Sr 34% 60% -25% Track OH Sr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
100 VT Jeffords, James I Jr 64% 30% 34% Track VT Jr SurveyUSA
Weighted Average 54% 39% 15%  
('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 57% 36% 21%  
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight; population density is not taken into account).
2006 SurveyUSA, Verona NJ. All Rights Reserved    
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.