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APPROVAL RATING FOR PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 08/16/05)
SORTED ALPHBETICALLY BY STATE (scroll down for other sorts)
08/05 Net 08/05
Approval
Link to Interactive Tracking Graphs
with Sub-Selects for Demographics
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# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Alabama Bush 52% 45% 7% Alabama Bush Approval Tracked
2 Alaska Bush 46% 49% -3% Alaska Bush Approval Tracked
3 Arizona Bush 45% 52% -7% Arizona Bush Approval Tracked
4 Arkansas Bush 40% 56% -16% Arkansas Bush Approval Tracked
5 California Kerry 32% 62% -30% California Bush Approval Tracked
6 Colorado Bush 45% 53% -8% Colorado Bush Approval Tracked
7 Connecticut Kerry 33% 62% -29% Connecticut Bush Approval Tracked
8 Delaware Kerry 32% 64% -32% Delaware Bush Approval Tracked
9 Florida Bush 44% 53% -9% Florida Bush Approval Tracked
10 Georgia Bush 47% 51% -4% Georgia Bush Approval Tracked
11 Hawaii Kerry 43% 49% -6% Hawaii Bush Approval Tracked
12 Idaho Bush 59% 36% 23% Idaho Bush Approval Tracked
13 Illinois Kerry 38% 57% -19% Illinois Bush Approval Tracked
14 Indiana Bush 48% 49% -1% Indiana Bush Approval Tracked
15 Iowa Bush 42% 55% -13% Iowa Bush Approval Tracked
16 Kansas Bush 46% 50% -4% Kansas Bush Approval Tracked
17 Kentucky Bush 42% 53% -11% Kentucky Bush Approval Tracked
18 Louisiana Bush 48% 48% 0% Louisiana Bush Approval Tracked
19 Maine Kerry 40% 58% -18% Maine Bush Approval Tracked
20 Maryland Kerry 34% 62% -28% Maryland Bush Approval Tracked
21 Massachusetts Kerry 32% 64% -32% Massachusetts Bush Approval Tracked
22 Michigan Kerry 38% 58% -20% Michigan Bush Approval Tracked
23 Minnesota Kerry 39% 59% -20% Minnesota Bush Approval Tracked
24 Mississippi Bush 49% 47% 2% Mississippi Bush Approval Tracked
25 Missouri Bush 38% 58% -20% Missouri Bush Approval Tracked
26 Montana Bush 50% 45% 5% Montana Bush Approval Tracked
27 Nebraska Bush 55% 42% 13% Nebraska Bush Approval Tracked
28 Nevada Bush 40% 57% -17% Nevada Bush Approval Tracked
29 New Hampshire Kerry 42% 55% -13% New Hampshire Bush Approval Tracked
30 New Jersey Kerry 35% 61% -26% New Jersey Bush Approval Tracked
31 New Mexico Bush 41% 56% -15% New Mexico Bush Approval Tracked
32 New York Kerry 34% 62% -28% New York Bush Approval Tracked
33 North Carolina Bush 47% 47% 0% North Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
34 North Dakota Bush 51% 45% 6% North Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
35 Ohio Bush 37% 60% -23% Ohio Bush Approval Tracked
36 Oklahoma Bush 50% 46% 4% Oklahoma Bush Approval Tracked
37 Oregon Kerry 41% 56% -15% Oregon Bush Approval Tracked
38 Pennsylvania Kerry 40% 56% -16% Pennsylvania Bush Approval Tracked
39 Rhode Island Kerry 29% 68% -39% Rhode Island Bush Approval Tracked
40 South Carolina Bush 45% 51% -6% South Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
41 South Dakota Bush 45% 52% -7% South Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
42 Tennessee Bush 43% 52% -9% Tennessee Bush Approval Tracked
43 Texas Bush 54% 43% 11% Texas Bush Approval Tracked
44 Utah Bush 57% 38% 19% Utah Bush Approval Tracked
45 Vermont Kerry 33% 63% -30% Vermont Bush Approval Tracked
46 Virginia Bush 42% 52% -10% Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
47 Washington Kerry 40% 57% -17% Washington Bush Approval Tracked
48 West Virginia Bush 45% 51% -6% West Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
49 Wisconsin Kerry 41% 55% -14% Wisconsin Bush Approval Tracked
50 Wyoming Bush 58% 38% 20% Wyoming Bush Approval Tracked
Weighted Average 41% 55% -14%  
('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 43% 53% -10%  
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight; population density is not taken into account).
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APPROVAL RATING FOR PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 08/16/05)
SORTED BY 08/05 'NET APPROVAL' (approval minus disapproval); scroll down for other sorts
08/05 Net 08/05
Approval
Link to Interactive Tracking Graphs
with Sub-Selects for Demographics
◄ New
# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Idaho Bush 59% 36% 23% Idaho Bush Approval Tracked
2 Wyoming Bush 58% 38% 20% Wyoming Bush Approval Tracked
3 Utah Bush 57% 38% 19% Utah Bush Approval Tracked
4 Nebraska Bush 55% 42% 13% Nebraska Bush Approval Tracked
5 Texas Bush 54% 43% 11% Texas Bush Approval Tracked
6 Alabama Bush 52% 45% 7% Alabama Bush Approval Tracked
7 North Dakota Bush 51% 45% 6% North Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
8 Montana Bush 50% 45% 5% Montana Bush Approval Tracked
9 Oklahoma Bush 50% 46% 4% Oklahoma Bush Approval Tracked
10 Mississippi Bush 49% 47% 2% Mississippi Bush Approval Tracked
11 Louisiana Bush 48% 48% 0% Louisiana Bush Approval Tracked
11 North Carolina Bush 47% 47% 0% North Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
13 Indiana Bush 48% 49% -1% Indiana Bush Approval Tracked
14 Alaska Bush 46% 49% -3% Alaska Bush Approval Tracked
15 Georgia Bush 47% 51% -4% Georgia Bush Approval Tracked
15 Kansas Bush 46% 50% -4% Kansas Bush Approval Tracked
17 Hawaii Kerry 43% 49% -6% Hawaii Bush Approval Tracked
17 South Carolina Bush 45% 51% -6% South Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
17 West Virginia Bush 45% 51% -6% West Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
20 Arizona Bush 45% 52% -7% Arizona Bush Approval Tracked
20 South Dakota Bush 45% 52% -7% South Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
22 Colorado Bush 45% 53% -8% Colorado Bush Approval Tracked
23 Florida Bush 44% 53% -9% Florida Bush Approval Tracked
23 Tennessee Bush 43% 52% -9% Tennessee Bush Approval Tracked
25 Virginia Bush 42% 52% -10% Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
26 Kentucky Bush 42% 53% -11% Kentucky Bush Approval Tracked
27 Iowa Bush 42% 55% -13% Iowa Bush Approval Tracked
27 New Hampshire Kerry 42% 55% -13% New Hampshire Bush Approval Tracked
29 Wisconsin Kerry 41% 55% -14% Wisconsin Bush Approval Tracked
30 New Mexico Bush 41% 56% -15% New Mexico Bush Approval Tracked
30 Oregon Kerry 41% 56% -15% Oregon Bush Approval Tracked
32 Arkansas Bush 40% 56% -16% Arkansas Bush Approval Tracked
32 Pennsylvania Kerry 40% 56% -16% Pennsylvania Bush Approval Tracked
34 Nevada Bush 40% 57% -17% Nevada Bush Approval Tracked
34 Washington Kerry 40% 57% -17% Washington Bush Approval Tracked
36 Maine Kerry 40% 58% -18% Maine Bush Approval Tracked
37 Illinois Kerry 38% 57% -19% Illinois Bush Approval Tracked
38 Michigan Kerry 38% 58% -20% Michigan Bush Approval Tracked
38 Minnesota Kerry 39% 59% -20% Minnesota Bush Approval Tracked
38 Missouri Bush 38% 58% -20% Missouri Bush Approval Tracked
41 Ohio Bush 37% 60% -23% Ohio Bush Approval Tracked
42 New Jersey Kerry 35% 61% -26% New Jersey Bush Approval Tracked
43 Maryland Kerry 34% 62% -28% Maryland Bush Approval Tracked
43 New York Kerry 34% 62% -28% New York Bush Approval Tracked
45 Connecticut Kerry 33% 62% -29% Connecticut Bush Approval Tracked
46 California Kerry 32% 62% -30% California Bush Approval Tracked
46 Vermont Kerry 33% 63% -30% Vermont Bush Approval Tracked
48 Delaware Kerry 32% 64% -32% Delaware Bush Approval Tracked
48 Massachusetts Kerry 32% 64% -32% Massachusetts Bush Approval Tracked
50 Rhode Island Kerry 29% 68% -39% Rhode Island Bush Approval Tracked
Weighted Average 41% 55% -14%  
('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 43% 53% -10%  
('Unweighted Average' means each state is given equal weight; population density is not taken into account).
Sorted
APPROVAL RATING FOR PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH (Released 08/16/05)
SORTED BY 'APPROVAL' IN DESCENDING ORDER
08/05 Net 08/05
Approval
Link to Interactive Tracking Graphs
with Sub-Selects for Demographics
◄ New
# State '04 ECV Approve Disapprove
1 Idaho Bush 59% 36% 23% Idaho Bush Approval Tracked
2 Wyoming Bush 58% 38% 20% Wyoming Bush Approval Tracked
3 Utah Bush 57% 38% 19% Utah Bush Approval Tracked
4 Nebraska Bush 55% 42% 13% Nebraska Bush Approval Tracked
5 Texas Bush 54% 43% 11% Texas Bush Approval Tracked
6 Alabama Bush 52% 45% 7% Alabama Bush Approval Tracked
7 North Dakota Bush 51% 45% 6% North Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
8 Montana Bush 50% 45% 5% Montana Bush Approval Tracked
8 Oklahoma Bush 50% 46% 4% Oklahoma Bush Approval Tracked
10 Mississippi Bush 49% 47% 2% Mississippi Bush Approval Tracked
11 Indiana Bush 48% 49% -1% Indiana Bush Approval Tracked
11 Louisiana Bush 48% 48% 0% Louisiana Bush Approval Tracked
13 Georgia Bush 47% 51% -4% Georgia Bush Approval Tracked
13 North Carolina Bush 47% 47% 0% North Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
15 Alaska Bush 46% 49% -3% Alaska Bush Approval Tracked
15 Kansas Bush 46% 50% -4% Kansas Bush Approval Tracked
17 Arizona Bush 45% 52% -7% Arizona Bush Approval Tracked
17 Colorado Bush 45% 53% -8% Colorado Bush Approval Tracked
17 South Carolina Bush 45% 51% -6% South Carolina Bush Approval Tracked
17 South Dakota Bush 45% 52% -7% South Dakota Bush Approval Tracked
17 West Virginia Bush 45% 51% -6% West Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
22 Florida Bush 44% 53% -9% Florida Bush Approval Tracked
23 Hawaii Kerry 43% 49% -6% Hawaii Bush Approval Tracked
23 Tennessee Bush 43% 52% -9% Tennessee Bush Approval Tracked
25 Iowa Bush 42% 55% -13% Iowa Bush Approval Tracked
25 Kentucky Bush 42% 53% -11% Kentucky Bush Approval Tracked
25 New Hampshire Kerry 42% 55% -13% New Hampshire Bush Approval Tracked
25 Virginia Bush 42% 52% -10% Virginia Bush Approval Tracked
29 New Mexico Bush 41% 56% -15% New Mexico Bush Approval Tracked
29 Oregon Kerry 41% 56% -15% Oregon Bush Approval Tracked
29 Wisconsin Kerry 41% 55% -14% Wisconsin Bush Approval Tracked
32 Arkansas Bush 40% 56% -16% Arkansas Bush Approval Tracked
32 Maine Kerry 40% 58% -18% Maine Bush Approval Tracked
32 Nevada Bush 40% 57% -17% Nevada Bush Approval Tracked
32 Pennsylvania Kerry 40% 56% -16% Pennsylvania Bush Approval Tracked
32 Washington Kerry 40% 57% -17% Washington Bush Approval Tracked
37 Minnesota Kerry 39% 59% -20% Minnesota Bush Approval Tracked
38 Illinois Kerry 38% 57% -19% Illinois Bush Approval Tracked
38 Michigan Kerry 38% 58% -20% Michigan Bush Approval Tracked
38 Missouri Bush 38% 58% -20% Missouri Bush Approval Tracked
41 Ohio Bush 37% 60% -23% Ohio Bush Approval Tracked
42 New Jersey Kerry 35% 61% -26% New Jersey Bush Approval Tracked
43 Maryland Kerry 34% 62% -28% Maryland Bush Approval Tracked
43 New York Kerry 34% 62% -28% New York Bush Approval Tracked
45 Connecticut Kerry 33% 62% -29% Connecticut Bush Approval Tracked
46 Vermont Kerry 33% 63% -30% Vermont Bush Approval Tracked
47 California Kerry 32% 62% -30% California Bush Approval Tracked
47 Delaware Kerry 32% 64% -32% Delaware Bush Approval Tracked
47 Massachusetts Kerry 32% 64% -32% Massachusetts Bush Approval Tracked
50 Rhode Island Kerry 29% 68% -39% Rhode Island Bush Approval Tracked
Weighted Average 41% 55% -14%  
('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 43% 53% -10%  
('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 8/12/05 to 8/14/05. You must credit SurveyUSA of Verona NJ if you broadcast, print, or cite these results in whole or part. Click on each state to open link which contains the margin of sampling error for each state, a complete statement of methodology and fully crosstabbed data.