APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF 07/25/06
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APPROVAL RATINGS FOR ALL 100 U.S. SENATORS AS OF 07/25/06
07/25/06 Net 07/06
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# State U.S. Senator Party Sr/Jr Approve Disapprove
1 IL Obama, Barack D Jr 72% 22% 50% Track IL Jr KSDK-TV
2 ND Conrad, Kent D Sr 72% 23% 49% Track ND Sr SurveyUSA
3 ME Snowe, Olympia R Sr 72% 24% 48% Track ME Sr WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
4 HI Inouye, Daniel D Sr 69% 24% 45% Track HI Sr SurveyUSA
4 ND Dorgan, Byron D Jr 70% 25% 45% Track ND Jr SurveyUSA
6 RI Reed, Jack D Sr 69% 26% 43% Track RI Sr WLNE-TV
7 ME Collins, Susan R Jr 69% 27% 42% Track ME Jr WCSH-TV WLBZ-TV
7 VT Leahy, Patrick D Sr 69% 27% 42% Track VT Sr SurveyUSA
9 NE Nelson, Ben D Jr 68% 27% 41% Track NE Jr SurveyUSA
9 SD Johnson, Tim D Sr 67% 26% 41% Track SD Sr SurveyUSA
11 MS Lott, Trent R Jr 68% 28% 40% Track MS Jr SurveyUSA
12 WV Rockefeller, Jay D Jr 67% 29% 38% Track WV Jr WUSA-TV
12 MS Cochran, Thad R Sr 66% 28% 38% Track MS Sr SurveyUSA
14 LA Vitter, David R Jr 66% 29% 37% Track LA Jr SurveyUSA
15 IN Lugar, Richard R Sr 65% 29% 36% Track IN Sr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
16 IA Grassley, Charles R Sr 64% 30% 34% Track IA Sr KAAL-TV
17 AK Stevens, Ted R Sr 64% 31% 33% Track AK Sr SurveyUSA
17 WY Thomas, Craig R Sr 62% 29% 33% Track WY Sr SurveyUSA
19 ID Crapo, Michael R Jr 62% 30% 32% Track ID Jr SurveyUSA
20 DE Carper, Thomas D Jr 62% 31% 31% Track DE Jr WCAU-TV
20 VT Jeffords, James I Jr 61% 30% 31% Track VT Jr SurveyUSA
20 WV Byrd, Robert D Sr 64% 33% 31% Track WV Sr WUSA-TV
23 DE Biden, Joseph D Sr 63% 33% 30% Track DE Sr WCAU-TV
23 NC Dole, Elizabeth R Sr 62% 32% 30% Track NC Sr WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
23 WY Enzi, Michael R Jr 61% 31% 30% Track WY Jr SurveyUSA
26 NY Schumer, Charles D Sr 62% 33% 29% Track NY Sr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
26 TX Hutchison, Kay R Sr 60% 31% 29% Track TX Sr WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
28 NM Domenici, Pete R Sr 60% 32% 28% Track NM Sr KOB-TV
29 NY Clinton, Hillary D Jr 62% 36% 26% Track NY Jr WABC-TV WNYT-TV WGRZ-TV WHEC-TV
29 MD Mikulski, Barbara D Jr 60% 34% 26% Track MD Jr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
29 VA Warner, John R Sr 58% 32% 26% Track VA Sr WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
32 NM Bingaman, Jeff D Jr 58% 33% 25% Track NM Jr KOB-TV
33 ID Craig, Larry R Sr 59% 35% 24% Track ID Sr SurveyUSA
33 WI Kohl, Herb D Sr 57% 33% 24% Track WI Sr WDIO-TV
35 UT Bennett, Robert R Jr 55% 32% 23% Track UT Jr KSL-TV
35 CA Feinstein, Dianne D Sr 57% 34% 23% Track CA Sr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
37 AZ McCain, John R Sr 59% 37% 22% Track AZ Sr KPNX-TV
37 IN Bayh, Evan D Jr 58% 36% 22% Track IN Jr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
37 KS Roberts, Pat R Jr 57% 35% 22% Track KS Jr KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
37 MA Kennedy, Edward D Sr 59% 37% 22% Track MA Sr WBZ-TV
41 OR Wyden, Ron D Sr 56% 35% 21% Track OR Sr KATU-TV
41 AL Sessions, Jeff R Jr 55% 34% 21% Track AL Jr WKRG-TV
41 UT Hatch, Orrin R Sr 58% 37% 21% Track UT Sr KSL-TV
44 NH Gregg, Judd R Sr 55% 35% 20% Track NH Sr WBZ-TV
45 AL Shelby, Richard R Sr 54% 35% 19% Track AL Sr WKRG-TV
46 CT Dodd, Christopher D Sr 55% 38% 17% Track CT Sr WABC-TV
46 MT Baucus, Max D Sr 55% 38% 17% Track MT Sr SurveyUSA
46 SC Graham, Lindsey R Sr 53% 36% 17% Track SC Sr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
49 CO Ken Salazar D Jr 53% 37% 16% Track CO Jr KUSA-TV
49 IL Durbin, Richard D Sr 54% 38% 16% Track IL Sr KSDK-TV
49 IA Harkin, Tom D Jr 55% 39% 16% Track IA Jr KAAL-TV
49 MI Levin, Carl D Sr 53% 37% 16% Track MI Sr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
49 NE Hagel, Chuck R Sr 55% 39% 16% Track NE Sr SurveyUSA
49 SC DeMint, Jim R Jr 51% 35% 16% Track SC Jr WCSC-TV WLTX-TV
49 TN Alexander, Lamar R Jr 52% 36% 16% Track TN Jr WBIR-TV
56 CA Boxer, Barbara D Jr 53% 38% 15% Track CA Jr KABC-TV KPIX-TV KXTV-TV KGTV-TV
56 MN Coleman, Norm R Jr 53% 38% 15% Track MN Jr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
56 MO Bond, Kit R Sr 54% 39% 15% Track MO Sr KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
56 WA Murray, Patty D Sr 54% 39% 15% Track WA Sr KING-TV KATU-TV
56 WI Feingold, Russ D Jr 55% 40% 15% Track WI Jr WDIO-TV
56 FL Nelson, Bill D Sr 48% 33% 15% Track FL Sr WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
62 SD Thune, John R Jr 55% 41% 14% Track SD Jr SurveyUSA
62 NV Ensign, John R Jr 52% 38% 14% Track NV Jr KVBC-TV
62 GA Isakson, Johnny R Jr 48% 34% 14% Track GA Jr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
65 CT Lieberman, Joseph D Jr 54% 41% 13% Track CT Jr WABC-TV
65 KY McConnell, Mitch R Sr 53% 40% 13% Track KY Sr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
67 LA Landrieu, Mary D Sr 54% 42% 12% Track LA Sr SurveyUSA
67 AR Pryor, Mark D Jr 51% 39% 12% Track AR Jr KTHV-TV
67 KS Brownback, Sam R Sr 52% 40% 12% Track KS Sr KWCH-TV KCTV-TV
67 VA Allen, George R Jr 51% 39% 12% Track VA Jr WUSA-TV WDBJ-TV
71 MI Stabenow, Debbie D Jr 50% 39% 11% Track MI Jr WDIV-TV WZZM-TV
71 OK Coburn, Tom R Jr 51% 40% 11% Track OK Jr KFOR-TV
71 OR Smith, Gordon R Jr 51% 40% 11% Track OR Jr KATU-TV
74 AR Lincoln, Blanche D Sr 51% 41% 10% Track AR Sr KTHV-TV
74 OH Voinovich, George R Jr 50% 40% 10% Track OH Jr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
74 TX Cornyn, John R Jr 48% 38% 10% Track TX Jr WOAI-TV KEYE-TV
77 MA Kerry, John D Jr 53% 44% 9% Track MA Jr WBZ-TV
78 HI Akaka, Daniel D Jr 51% 43% 8% Track HI Jr SurveyUSA
78 PA Specter, Arlen R Sr 50% 42% 8% Track PA Sr WCAU-TV
80 AK Murkowski, Lisa R Jr 51% 44% 7% Track AK Jr SurveyUSA
80 TN Frist, Bill R Sr 48% 41% 7% Track TN Sr WBIR-TV
80 AZ Kyl, Jon R Jr 47% 40% 7% Track AZ Jr KPNX-TV
83 GA Chambliss, Saxby R Sr 46% 40% 6% Track GA Sr WXIA-TV WTLV-TV
83 NJ Menendez, Robert D Jr 45% 39% 6% Track NJ Jr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
83 WA Cantwell, Maria D Jr 49% 43% 6% Track WA Jr KING-TV KATU-TV
86 MO Talent, Jim R Jr 49% 44% 5% Track MO Jr KSDK-TV KCTV-TV
87 NH Sununu, John R Jr 47% 43% 4% Track NH Jr WBZ-TV
87 NC Burr, Richard R Jr 44% 40% 4% Track NC Jr WTVD-TV WFMY-TV
89 KY Bunning, Jim R Jr 46% 43% 3% Track KY Jr WHAS-TV WCPO-TV
89 MD Sarbanes, Paul D Sr 45% 42% 3% Track MD Sr WMAR-TV WUSA-TV
91 NV Reid, Harry D Sr 49% 47% 2% Track NV Sr KVBC-TV
91 RI Chafee, Lincoln R Jr 48% 46% 2% Track RI Jr WLNE-TV
93 NJ Lautenberg, Frank D Sr 45% 44% 1% Track NJ Sr WABC-TV WCAU-TV
94 FL Martinez, Mel R Jr 42% 42% 0% Track FL Jr WFOR-TV WPTV-TV WFLA-TV WTLV-TV WKRG-TV
94 OH DeWine, Mike R Sr 45% 45% 0% Track OH Sr WKYC-TV WYTV-TV WCPO-TV
94 OK Inhofe, James R Sr 45% 45% 0% Track OK Sr KFOR-TV
97 PA Santorum, Rick R Jr 43% 50% -7% Track PA Jr WCAU-TV
98 MN Dayton, Mark D Sr 39% 48% -9% Track MN Sr KSTP-TV WDIO-TV KSAX-TV KAAL-TV
99 CO Allard, Wayne R Sr 36% 48% -12% Track CO Sr KUSA-TV
100 MT Burns, Conrad R Jr 37% 57% -20% Track MT Jr SurveyUSA
Weighted Average 53% 38% 16%  
('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 55% 36% 19%  
('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 7/14/06 to 7/16/06. 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.