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ABC News/Washington Post Poll. April 17-21, 2013. N=1,000 adults nationwide. Margin of error 3.5.
LV = likely voters.

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"Thinking back to when George W. Bush was in office, would you say you approve or disapprove of the way Bush handled his job as president?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

4/17-21/13

47 50 3

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush has handled his job as president?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

1/13-16/09

33 66 2

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

12/11-14/08

30 68 3

10/8-11/08

23 73 4

9/27-29/08

26 70 3

8/19-22/08

30 66 4

7/10-13/08

28 69 3

6/12-15/08

29 68 3

5/8-11/08

31 66 2

4/10-13/08

33 64 2

2/28 - 3/2/08

32 66 2

1/30 - 2/1/08

33 65 2

1/9-12/08

32 66 2

12/16-19/07

34 62 4

12/6-9/07

33 64 3

10/29 - 11/1/07

33 64 3

9/27-30/07

33 64 3

9/4-7/07

33 64 3

7/18-21/07

33 65 2

5/29 - 6/1/07

35 62 3

4/12-15/07

35 62 2

2/22-25/07

36 62 2

1/16-19/07

33 65 2

12/7-11/06

36 62 2

11/1-4/06

40 57 2

10/19-22/06

37 60 3

10/5-8/06

39 60 1

9/5-7/06

42 55 3

8/3-6/06

40 58 2

6/22-25/06

38 60 2

5/11-15/06

33 65 2

4/6-9/06

38 60 2

3/2-5/06

41 58 1

1/23-26/06

42 56 2

1/5-8/06

46 52 2

12/15-18/05

47 52 1

10/30 - 11/2/05

39 60 1

10/28-29/05

39 58 3

9/8-11/05

42 57 1

8/25-28/05

45 53 2

6/23-26/05

48 51 1

6/2-5/05

48 52 1

4/21-24/05

47 50 3

3/10-13/05

50 48 3

1/26-31/05

50 45 5

1/12-16/05

52 46 2

12/16-19/04

48 49 2

10/17-20/04

50 46 4

9/23-26/04

50 45 5

9/6-8/04

52 43 5

8/26-29/04

50 47 3

7/30 - 8/1/04

47 49 5

7/22-25/04

50 47 3

7/8-11/04

48 50 2
6/17-20/04 47 51 1
5/20-23/04 47 50 3
4/15-18/04 51 47 1
3/4-7/04 50 48 2
2/10-11/04 50 47 2
1/15-18/04 58 40 2
12/18-21/03 59 38 3
12/14/03 57 39 5
12/3-7/03 53 40 7
11/12-16/03 57 39 4
10/26-29/03 56 42 2
10/9-13/03 53 43 4
9/30/03 54 44 2
9/10-13/03 58 40 2
9/4-7/03 56 41 4
8/7-11/03 59 37 4
7/9-10/03 59 38 3
6/18-22/03 68 29 4
4/27-30/03 71 26 3
4/16/03 74 23 3
4/9/03 77 20 4
4/3/03 71 25 4
3/23/03 68 27 4
3/20/03 67 28 5
2/26 - 3/2/03 62 35 4
2/19-23/03 60 34 6
2/6-9/03 64 34 3
1/30 - 2/1/03 62 34 4
1/28/03 62 36 2
1/27/03 59 37 4
1/16-20/03 59 38 2
12/02 66 32 2
10/31 - 11/3/02 LV 67 32 1

 

10/24-27/02 67 29 4
9/23-26/02 67 30 3
9/5-8/02 71 27 3
9/3-6/02 69 28 3
7/24-28/02 69 28 3
7/11-15/02 72 25 2
6/16-17/02 74 22 4
6/7-9/02 77 20 3
5/18-19/02 76 22 3
4/18-21/02 78 20 2
3/25-28/02 79 18 3
3/7-10/02 82 16 2
1/24-27/02 83 14 3
12/18-19/01 86 12 2
11/27/01 89 9 1
11/5-6/01 89 9 2
10/8-9/01 92 6 1
9/25-27/01 90 6 4
9/13/01 86 12 2
9/6-9/01 55 41 3
7/26-30/01 59 38 3
5/31 - 6/3/01 55 40 6
4/19-22/01 63 32 5
3/22-25/01 58 33 8
2/21-25/01 55 23 22

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Highest approval:

10/8-9/01 92 6 1

.

Lowest approval:

10/8-11/08

23 73 4

 

CNN/Opinion Research Corporation Poll. Jan. 12-15, 2009. N=1,245 adults nationwide. MoE 3.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?"

.

Approve Disapprove Unsure    
% % %    

1/12-15/09

31 68 1    

12/19-21/08

27 72 -    

12/1-2/08

28 71 1    

11/6-9/08

24 76 1    

10/30 - 11/1/08

28 71 2    

10/17-19/08

27 72 1    

10/3-5/08

24 74 1    

9/19-21/08

31 68 1    

9/5-7/08

28 70 2    

8/29-31/08

33 66 1    

8/23-24/08

30 68 1    

7/27-29/08

30 69 1    

6/26-29/08

30 68 2    

6/4-5/08

32 65 2    

4/28-30/08

28 71 1    

3/14-16/08

31 67 1    

2/1-3/08

32 67 1    

1/14-17/08

34 63 2    

1/9-10/08

32 66 2    

12/6-9/07

32 66 2    

11/2-4/07

34 65 1    

10/12-14/07

36 61 3    

9/7-9/07

36 61 3    

8/6-8/07

36 61 3    

6/22-24/07

32 66 3    

5/4-6/07

38 61 1    

4/10-12/07

36 62 1    

3/9-11/07

37 56 7    

1/19-21/07

34 63 3    

1/11/07

35 62 3    

12/15-17/06

36 62 2    

12/5-7/06

37 57 6    

11/17-19/06

38 59 4    

11/3-5/06

35 61 4    

10/27-29/06

37 58 4    

10/20-22/06

39 58 3    

10/13-15/06

36 61 3    

10/6-8/06

39 56 5    

9/29 - 10/2/06

39 59 2    

9/22-24/06

42 55 3    

8/30 - 9/2/06

41 55 4    

8/18-20/06

42 57 1    

8/2-3/06

40 59 2    

6/14-15/06

37 53 10    

5/16-17/06

36 57 7    

5/5-7/06

34 58 8    
4/21-23/06 32 60 8    

.

Highest approval:

9/22-24/06

42 55 3    

8/18-20/06

42 57 1    

Lowest approval:

11/6-9/08

24 76 1    

10/3-5/08

24 74 1    

 

FOX News/Opinion Dynamics Poll. Jan. 13-14, 2009. N=900 registered voters nationwide. MoE 3. LV = likely voters. Except where noted, results below are among registered voters.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the job George W. Bush is doing as president?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

.

1/13-14/09

34 58 8

12/9-10/08

30 65 5

11/1-2/08

26 67 7

10/28-29/08

29 67 4

10/20-21/08

28 66 5

10/8-9/08

25 69 5

9/22-23/08

26 66 8

9/8-9/08

32 64 4

8/19-20/08

28 67 5

7/22-23/08

27 66 7

6/17-18/08

29 64 7

4/28-29/08

32 60 8

3/18-19/08

30 60 10

2/19-20/08

32 59 9

1/30-31/08

33 60 7

12/18-19/07

36 57 6

11/13-14/07

36 56 8

10/23-24/07

35 55 9

10/9-10/07

35 56 9

9/25-26/07

34 58 8

9/11-12/07

37 58 6

8/21-22/07

33 56 11

7/17-18/07

32 61 7

6/26-27/07

31 60 9

6/5-6/07

34 57 9

5/15-16/07

34 56 10

4/17-18/07

38 54 8

3/27-28/07

33 61 6

2/27-28/07

34 57 8

2/13-14/07

35 56 9

1/30-31/07

38 54 8

1/16-17/07

35 58 7

12/5-6/06

38 54 9

11/4-5/06 LV

38 54 8

10/24-25/06 LV

40 53 6

10/10-11/06 LV

40 56 4

9/26-27/06 LV

42 54 4

9/12-13/06 LV

40 49 10

8/29-30/06

38 56 6
8/8-9/06 36 56 8
7/11-12/06 36 53 11
6/27-28/06 41 50 9
6/13-14/06 40 52 8
5/16-18/06 35 56 8
5/2-3/06 38 53 9
4/18-19/06 33 57 10
4/4-5/06 36 53 10
3/14-15/06 39 51 11
2/28 - 3/1/06 39 54 7
2/7-8/06 44 47 9
1/24-25/06 41 51 8
1/10-11/06 42 49 9
12/13-14/05 42 51 7
11/29-30/05 42 48 10
11/8-9/05 36 53 11
10/25-26/05 41 51 8
10/11-12/05 40 51 9
9/27-28/05 45 47 8
9/13-14/05 41 51 8
8/30-31/05 45 50 5
7/26-27/05 47 44 9
7/12-13/05 47 47 6
6/14-15/05 48 43 9
4/25-26/05 47 43 10
3/29-30/05 49 46 5
3/1-2/05 52 39 9
2/8-9/05 51 43 7
1/25-26/05 50 40 10
1/11-12/05 52 41 7
12/14-15/04 48 45 7
11/16-17/04 53 40 7
10/30-31/04 47 46 7
10/29-30/04 47 47 6
10/28-29/04 47 47 6
10/27-28/04 48 47 5
10/17-18/04 LV 49 44 7
10/3-4/04 LV 53 43 4
9/21-22/04 LV 50 45 5
9/7-8/04 LV 49 44 7
8/24-25/04 LV 51 43 6
8/3-4/04 44 48 8
7/20-21/04 47 45 8
6/22-23/04 49 44 7
6/8-9/04 48 45 7
5/18-19/04 48 43 9
5/4-5/04 49 43 8
4/21-22/04 50 44 6
4/6-7/04 49 44 7
3/23-24/04 47 44 9
3/3-4/04 48 44 8
2/18-19/04 48 41 11
2/4-5/04 53 41 6
1/21-22/04 53 39 8
1/7-8/04 58 31 11
12/3-4/03 52 34 14
11/18-19/03 52 41 7
10/28-29/03 53 37 10
10/14-15/03 52 37 11
9/23-24/03 50 40 10
9/9-10/03 58 33 9
8/12-13/03 57 34 9
7/29-30/03 59 31 10
7/15-16/03 59 32 9
6/30 - 7/1/03 60 27 13
6/17-18/03 65 25 10
6/3-4/03 66 26 8
5/20-21/03 64 26 10
5/6-7/03 65 24 11
4/22-23/03 65 25 10
4/8-9/03 71 20 9
3/25-26/03 66 24 10
3/11-12/03 60 32 8
2/25-26/03 55 33 12
2/11-12/03 57 32 11
1/29-30/03 59 28 13
1/14-15/03 63 28 9
12/17-18/02 65 26 9
12/3-4/02 65 24 11
11/19-20/02 68 20 12
10/22-23/02 LV 60 30 10
10/8-9/02 LV 66 21 13
9/24-25/02 65 25 10
9/8-9/02 66 22 12
8/6-7/02 69 20 11
7/23-24/02 69 18 13
7/9-10/02 70 19 11
6/18-19/02 73 14 13
6/4-5/02 74 15 11
5/14-15/02 77 15 8
4/30 - 5/1/02 72 18 10
4/16-17/02 76 15 9
4/2-3/02 79 13 8
3/12-13/02 80 12 8
2/26-27/02 77 13 10
2/12-13/02 81 11 8
1/30-31/02 81 12 7
1/9-10/02 83 10 7
12/12-13/01 86 8 6
11/28-29/01 86 6 8
11/14-15/01 88 7 5
10/31 - 11/1/01 84 8 8
10/17-18/01 84 10 6
10/3-4/01 80 10 10
9/19-20/01 81 12 7
8/22-23/01 55 32 13
7/25-26/01 59 25 16
7/11-12/01 56 30 14
6/6-7/01 59 28 13
5/9-10/01 59 26 15
4/18-19/01 63 22 15
3/28-29/01 57 24 19
3/14-15/01 56 23 21
2/21-22/01 61 16 23
2/7-8/01 55 16 29
1/24-25/01 46 14 40

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Highest approval:

11/14-15/01 88 7 5

Lowest approval:

10/8-9/08

25 69 5

 

NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R). Jan. 9-12, 2009. N=1,007 adults nationwide. MoE 3.1. RV = registered voters. LV = likely voters. Except where noted, results below are among all adults.

.

"In general, do you approve or disapprove of the job that George W. Bush is doing as president?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

1/9-12/09 27 67 6
12/5-8/08 27 67 6
11/1-2/08 LV 26 67 7
10/17-20/08 RV 27 66 7
10/4-5/08 RV 29 66 5
9/19-22/08 RV 30 65 5
9/6-8/08 RV 34 61 5
8/15-18/08 RV 31 64 5
7/18-21/08 RV 30 64 6
6/6-9/08 RV 28 66 6
4/25-28/08 RV 27 66 7
3/7-10/08 RV 32 63 5
1/20-22/08 31 63 6
12/14-17/07 34 60 6
11/1-5/07 31 63 6
9/7-10/07 33 61 6
7/27-30/07 31 63 6
6/8-11/07 29 66 5
4/20-23/07 35 60 5
3/2-5/07 35 60 5
1/17-20/07 35 60 5
12/8-11/06 34 61 5
10/28-30/06 RV 39 57 4
10/13-16/06 RV 38 57 5
9/30 - 10/2/06 RV 39 56 5
9/8-11/06 RV 42 53 5
7/21-24/06 39 56 5
6/9-12/06 37 58 5
4/21-24/06 36 57 7
3/10-13/06 37 58 5
1/26-29/06 39 54 7
12/9-12/05 39 55 6
11/4-7/05 38 57 5
10/8-10/05 39 54 7
9/9-12/05 40 55 5
7/8-11/05 46 49 5
5/12-16/05 47 47 6
3/31 - 4/3/05 48 46 6
2/10-14/05 50 45 5
1/13-17/05 50 44 6
12/9-13/04 49 44 7
10/29-31/04 LV 49 48 3
10/16-18/04 RV 49 47 4
9/17-19/04 RV 47 48 5
8/23-25/04 RV 47 48 5

7/19-21/04 RV

48 46 6
6/25-28/04 RV 45 49 6
5/1-3/04 RV 47 46 7
3/6-8/04 RV 50 46 4
1/10-12/04 54 41 6
12/14/03 58 34 9
12/13/03 52 41 7
11/8-10/03 51 44 5
9/20-22/03 49 45 6
7/26-28/03 56 38 6
5/17-19/03 62 31 7
4/12-13/03 71 23 6
3/29-30/03 66 29 5
3/23/03 67 28 5
3/17/03 62 33 5
2/5/03 61 31 8
1/19-21/03 54 40 6
12/7-9/02 62 33 5
10/18-21/02 RV 63 31 6
9/3-5/02 64 30 6
7/19-21/02 67 27 6
6/8-10/02 69 23 8
5/18/02 75 18 7
4/5-7/02 74 20 6
1/18-21/02 82 13 5
12/8-10/01 85 11 4
11/9-11/01 88 7 5
9/15-16/01 82 12 6
6/23-25/01 50 35 15
4/21-23/01 56 30 14
3/1-4/01 57 22 21

.

Highest approval:
11/9-11/01 88 7 5
Lowest approval:
10/17-20/08 RV 27 66 7
4/25-28/08 RV 27 66 7

 

Gallup Poll and USA Today/Gallup Poll. Adults nationwide.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

N

1/9-11/09

34 61 5 1,031

12/12-14/08

29 67 4 1,008

12/4-7/08

32 61 7 1,009

11/13-16/08

29 66 4 1,009

11/7-9/08

28 68 5 1,010

10/23-26/08

31 66 3 1,010

10/10-12/08

25 71 4 1,269

10/3-5/08

25 70 6 1,011

9/26-27/08

27 69 4 1,011

9/8-11/08

31 65 4 1,007

9/5-7/08

33 64 3 1,022

8/21-23/08

29 66 5 1,023

8/7-10/08

33 61 6 1,009

7/25-27/08

32 65 3 1,007

7/10-13/08

31 61 8 1,016

6/15-19/08

28 68 4 1,625

6/9-12/08

30 64 6 822

5/30 - 6/1/08

28 68 4 1,012

5/8-11/08

29 65 6 1,017

5/1-3/08

28 67 5 1,019

4/18-20/08

28 69 4 1,016

4/6-9/08

28 67 5 1,021

3/14-16/08

32 64 4 1,025

3/6-9/08

32 64 4 1,012

2/21-24/08

32 62 5 2,021

2/11-14/08

31 65 4 1,007

2/8-10/08

33 61 5 1,016

1/30 - 2/2/08

34 61 5 2,020

1/10-13/08

34 60 6 2,010

1/4-6/08

32 64 4 1,023

12/14-16/07

32 65 3 1,011

12/6-9/07

37 57 5 1,027

11/30 - 12/2/07

34 62 4 1,006

11/11-14/07

32 61 7 1,014

11/2-4/07

31 64 5 1,024

10/12-14/07

32 64 3 1,009

10/4-7/07

32 64 4 1,010

9/14-16/07

36 62 2 1,010

9/7-8/07

33 62 5 1,028

8/13-16/07

32 63 5 1,019

8/3-5/07

34 62 4 1,012

7/12-15/07

31 63 6 1,001

7/6-8/07

29 66 5 1,014

6/11-14/07

32 65 3 1,007

6/1-3/07

32 62 6 1,007

5/10-13/07

33 62 5 1,003

5/4-6/07

34 63 3 1,010

4/13-15/07

36 60 4 1,007

4/2-5/07

38 58 4 1,008

3/23-25/07

34 62 4 1,007

3/11-14/07

35 61 4 1,009

3/2-4/07

33 63 4 1,010

2/9-11/07

37 59 3 1,006

2/1-4/07

32 65 4 1,007

1/15-18/07

36 61 3 1,018

1/12-14/07

34 63 4 1,003

1/5-7/07

37 59 4 1,004

12/11-14/06

35 61 4 1,010

12/8-10/06

38 59 4 1,009

11/9-12/06

33 62 4 1,004

11/2-5/06

38 56 6 1,516

10/20-22/06

37 58 4 1,002

10/9-12/06

37 57 6 1,001

10/6-8/06

37 59 4 1,007

9/15-17/06

44 51 5 1,003

9/7-10/06

39 56 5 1,002

8/18-20/06

42 54 4 1,001

8/7-10/06

37 59 4 1,007

7/28-30/06

40 56 4 1,007

7/21-23/06

37 59 4 1,005

7/6-9/06

40 55 5 1,007

6/23-25/06

37 60 3 1,000

6/9-11/06

38 56 6 1,002

6/1-4/06

36 57 6 1,002

5/8-11/06

33 61 6 1,002

5/5-7/06

31 65 5 1,013

4/28-30/06

34 63 3 1,011

4/10-13/06

36 59 5 1,005

4/7-9/06

37 60 3 1,004

3/13-16/06

37 59 5 1,000

3/10-12/06

36 60 4 1,001

2/28 - 3/1/06

38 60 2 1,020

2/9-12/06

39 56 4 1,000

2/6-9/06

42 55 4 1,002

1/20-22/06

43 54 4 1,006

1/9-12/06

43 53 4 1,003

1/6-8/06

43 54 3 1,003

12/19-22/05

43 53 4 1,004

12/16-18/05

41 56 3 1,003

12/9-11/05

42 55 3 1,003

12/5-8/05

43 52 5 1,013

11/17-20/05

38 57 5 1,002

11/11-13/05

37 60 3 1,006

11/7-10/05

40 55 5 1,011

10/28-30/05

41 56 3 800

10/24-26/05

41 56 3  

10/21-23/05

42 55 3 1,008

10/13-16/05

39 58 3 1,012

9/26-28/05

45 50 5 1,007

9/16-18/05

40 58 2 818

9/12-15/05

45 52 3 921

9/8-11/05

46 51 3 1,005

8/28-30/05

45 52 3 1,007

8/22-25/05

40 56 4 1,007

8/8-11/05

45 51 4 1,001

8/5-7/05

45 51 4 1,004

7/25-28/05

44 51 5 1,010

7/22-24/05

49 48 3 1,006

7/7-10/05

49 48 3 1,006

6/29-30/05

46 51 3 883

6/24-26/05

45 53 2 1,009

6/16-19/05

47 51 2 1,006

6/6-8/05

47 49 4 1,003

5/23-26/05

48 47 5 1,004

5/20-22/05

46 50 4 1,006

5/2-5/05

50 45 5 1,005

4/29 - 5/1/05

48 49 3 1,006

4/18-21/05

48 49 3 1,003

4/4-7/05

50 45 5 1,010

4/1-2/05

48 48 4 1,040

3/21-23/05

45 49 6 1,001

3/18-20/05

52 44 4 909

3/7-10/05

52 44 4 1,004

2/25-27/05

52 45 3 1,008

2/21-24/05

51 45 4 1,003

2/7-10/05

49 48 3 1,008

2/4-6/05

57 40 3 1,010

1/14-16/05

51 46 3 1,007

1/7-9/05

52 44 4 1,008

1/3-5/05

52 44 4 1,005

12/17-19/04

49 46 5 1,002

12/5-8/04

53 44 3 1,003

11/19-21/04

55 42 3 1,015

11/7-10/04

53 44 3 1,016

10/29-31/04

48 47 5 2,014

10/22-24/04

51 46 3 1,538

10/14-16/04

51 47 2 1,013

10/11-14/04

48 49 3  

10/9-10/04

47 49 4 1,015

10/1-3/04

50 48 2 1,016

9/24-26/04

54 44 2 1,006

9/13-15/04

52 45 3 1,022

9/3-5/04

52 46 2 1,018

8/23-25/04

49 47 4 1,004

8/9-11/04

51 46 3 1,017

7/30 - 8/1/04

48 49 3 1,518

7/30-31/04

47 49 4 1,011

7/19-21/04

49 47 4 1,005

7/8-11/04

47 49 4 1,005

6/21-23/04

48 49 3 1,005

6/3-6/04

49 49 2 1,000

5/21-23/04

47 49 4 1,002

5/7-9/04

46 51 3 1,003

5/2-4/04

49 48 3 1,000

4/16-18/04

52 45 3 1,003
4/5-8/04 52 45 3 1,014
3/26-28/04 53 44 3 1,001
3/8-11/04 50 47 3 1,005
3/5-7/04 49 48 3 1,005
2/16-17/04 51 46 3 1,006
2/9-12/04 51 46 3 1,002
2/6-8/04 52 44 4 1,008
1/29 - 2/1/04 49 48 3 1,001
1/12-15/04 53 44 3 1,004
1/9-11/04 59 38 3 1,003
1/2-5/04 60 35 5 1,029
12/15-16/03 63 34 3 1,000
12/11-14/03 56 41 3 1,011
12/5-7/03 55 43 2 1,083
11/14-16/03 50 47 3 1,004
11/10-12/03 51 45 4 1,004
11/3-5/03 54 43 3 1,007
10/24-26/03 53 42 5 1,006
10/10-12/03 56 40 4 1,004
10/6-8/03 55 42 3 1,017
9/19-21/03 50 47 3 1,003
9/8-10/03 52 43 5 1,025
8/25-26/03 59 37 4 1,009
8/4-6/03 60 36 4 1,003
7/25-27/03 58 38 4 1,006
7/18-20/03 59 38 3 1,003
7/7-9/03 62 34 4 1,006
6/27-29/03 61 36 3 1,003
6/12-15/03 63 33 4 1,006
6/9-10/03 62 34 4 1,029
5/30 - 6/1/03 64 32 4 1,019
5/19-21/03 66 30 4 1,014
5/5-7/03 69 28 3 1,005
4/22-23/03 70 26 4 1,001
4/14-16/03 71 24 5 1,011
4/7-9/03 69 26 5 1,018
4/5-6/03 70 27 3 1,009
3/29-30/03 71 26 3 1,012
3/24-25/03 69 27 4 1,008
3/22-23/03 71 25 4 1,020
3/14-15/03 58 38 4 1,007
3/3-5/03 57 37 6 1,003
2/24-26/03 57 37 6 1,003
2/17-19/03 58 37 5 1,002
2/7-9/03 61 34 5 1,000
2/3-6/03 59 35 6 1,001
1/31 - 2/2/03 61 35 4 1,003
1/23-25/03 60 36 4 1,000
1/20-22/03 58 36 6 1,006
1/13-16/03 61 34 5 1,000
1/10-12/03 58 37 5 1,002
1/3-5/03 63 32 5 1,000
12/19-22/02 61 32 7 1,007
12/16-17/02 63 33 4 1,009
12/9-10/02 63 32 5 1,009
12/5-8/02 64 29 7 1,001
11/22-24/02 65 28 7 1,017
11/11-14/02 66 26 8 1,001
11/8-10/02 68 27 5 1,014
10/31 - 11/3/02 63 29 8 1,221
10/21-22/02 67 28 5 1,018
10/14-17/02 62 31 7 1,002
10/3-6/02 67 28 5 1,502
9/23-26/02 68 26 6 800
9/20-22/02 66 30 4 1,010
9/13-16/02 70 26 4 803
9/5-8/02 66 30 4 1,004
9/2-4/02 66 29 5 1,003
8/19-21/02 65 28 7 801
8/5-8/02 68 26 6 1,007
7/29-31/02 71 23 6 1,003
7/26-28/02 69 26 5 1,004
7/22-24/02 69 24 7 1,005
7/9-11/02 73 21 6 1,004
6/28-30/02 76 19 5 1,019
6/21-23/02 73 21 6 1,020
6/17-19/02 74 20 6 1,005
6/7-8/02 74 18 8 800
6/3-6/02 70 23 7 1,010
5/28-29/02 77 17 6 1,003
5/20-22/02 76 17 7 1,002
5/6-9/02 76 19 5 1,012
4/29 - 5/1/02 77 20 3 1,002
4/22-24/02 77 17 6 1,009
4/8-11/02 75 20 5 1,003
4/5-7/02 76 19 5 1,009
3/22-24/02 79 17 4 1,011
3/8-9/02 80 14 6 802
3/4-7/02 77 18 5  
3/1-3/02 81 14 5 863
2/8-10/02 82 14 4 1,001
2/4-6/02 82 14 4 1,011
1/25-27/02 84 13 3 1,011
1/11-14/02 83 13 4 1,008
1/7-9/02 84 12 4 1,015
12/14-16/01 86 11 3 1,019
12/6-9/01 86 10 4 1,002
11/26-27/01 87 8 5 1,025
11/8-11/01 87 9 4 1,005
11/2-4/01 87 9 4 1,012
10/19-21/01 88 9 3 1,006
10/11-14/01 89 8 3 1,011
10/5-6/01 87 10 3 819
9/21-22/01 * 90 6 4 1,005
9/14-15/01 86 10 4 1,032
9/7-10/01 51 39 10 1,004
8/24-26/01 55 36 9 814
8/16-19/01 57 34 9 1,013
8/10-12/01 57 35 8 1,017
8/3-5/01 55 35 10 1,017
7/19-22/01 56 33 11 1,038
7/10-11/01 57 35 8 998
6/28 - 7/1/01 52 34 14 1,014

6/11-17/01

55 33 12 1,004
6/8-10/01 55 35 10 1,011
5/18-20/01 56 36 8 1,010
5/10-14/01 56 31 13 1,012
5/7-9/01 53 33 14 1,005
4/20-22/01 62 29 9 1,015
4/6-8/01 59 30 11 1,025
3/26-28/01 53 29 18 1,024
3/9-11/01 58 29 13 1,015
3/5-7/01 63 22 15 1,060
2/19-21/01 62 21 17 1,016
2/9-11/01 57 25 18 1,016
2/1-4/01 57 25 18 1,003

.

Highest approval:

9/21-22/01 * 90 6 4 1,005

Lowest approval:

10/10-12/08

25 71 4 1,269

10/3-5/08

25 70 6 1,011

.

  * The highest approval rating recorded for any president by the Gallup Organization, which began asking the question when Franklin D. Roosevelt was in the White House.

 

Pew Research Center for the People & the Press survey. Jan. 7-11, 2009. N=734 adults nationwide. MoE 4.

.

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?" If "Depends": "Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?"

.

Approve

Disapprove

Unsure

%

%

%

1/7-11/09

24 66 10

12/3-7/08

24 68 8

10/23-26/08

22 70 8

10/9-12/08

25 67 8

7/31 - 8/10/08

28 66 6

7/23-27/08

27 68 5

4/23-27/08

27 65 8

3/19-22/08

28 63 9

2/20-24/08

33 59 8

1/30 - 2/2/08

31 62 7

1/9-13/08

31 59 10

12/07

31 60 9

11/20-26/07

30 59 11

10/17-23/07

30 63 7
9/12-16/07 31 59 10
8/1-18/07 31 59 10
7/25-29/07 29 61 10
5/30 - 6/3/07 29 61 10
4/18-22/07 35 57 8
3/21-25/07 33 58 9
2/7-11/07 33 56 11
1/10-15/07 33 59 8
12/6-10/06 32 57 11
11/9-12/06 32 58 10
11/1-4/06 41 53 6
10/17-22/06 38 53 9
9/21 - 10/4/06 37 53 10
9/6-10/06 37 53 10
8/9-13/06 37 54 9
7/6-19/06 36 57 7
6/14-19/06 36 54 10
4/27 - 5/22/06 33 56 11
4/7-16/06 35 55 10
3/8-12/06 33 57 10
2/1-5/06 40 52 8
1/4-8/06 38 54 8
12/7-11/05 38 54 8
11/3-6/05 36 55 9
10/12-24/05 40 52 8
10/6-10/05 38 56 6
9/8-11/05 40 52 8
9/6-7/05 40 52 8
7/13-17/05 44 48 8
7/7-10/05 47 46 7
6/8-12/05 42 49 10
5/11-15/05 43 50 7
3/17-21/05 45 46 9
2/16-21/05 46 47 7
1/5-9/05 50 43 7
12/1-16/04 48 44 8
10/15-19/04 44 48 8
8/5-10/04 46 45 9
7/8-18/04 46 46 8
6/3-13/04 48 43 9
5/3-9/04 44 48 8
4/21-25/04 48 43 9
4/1-4/04 43 47 10
3/22-28/04 47 44 9
3/17-21/04 46 47 7
2/11-16/04 48 44 8
1/6-11/04 56 34 10
12/19/03 - 1/4/04 58 35 7
12/15-17/03 57 34 9
11/03 50 40 10
10/15-19/03 50 42 8
9/17-22/03 55 36 9
8/5-11/03 56 32 12
7/14 - 8/5/03 53 37 10
6/24 - 7/8/03 58 32 10
6/19 - 7/2/03 60 29 11
4/30 - 5/4/03 65 27 8
4/10-16/03 72 22 6
4/9/03 74 20 6
4/2-7/03 69 25 6
3/28 - 4/1/03 71 23 6
3/25-27/03 70 24 6
3/20-24/03 67 26 7
3/13-16/03 55 34 11
2/12-18/03 54 36 10
1/8-12/03 58 32 10
12/4-8/02 61 28 11
10/17-27/02 59 29 12
10/2-6/02 61 30 9
9/12-16/02 67 22 11
9/5-10/02 63 26 11
8/14-25/02 60 27 13
7/22-28/02 65 25 10
7/8-16/02 67 21 12
6/19-23/02 70 20 10
4/3-8/02 74 16 10
2/12-18/02 78 13 9
1/9-13/02 80 11 9
11/13-19/01 84 9 7
10/1-3/01 84 8 8
9/21-25/01 86 7 7
9/13-17/01 80 9 11
8/21 - 9/5/01 51 34 15
8/2-8/01 50 32 18
7/18-22/01 52 27 21
7/2-12/01 51 32 17
6/13-17/01 50 33 17
5/15-20/01 53 32 15
4/18-22/01 56 27 17
2/14-19/01 53 21 26

.

Highest approval:

9/21-25/01 86 7 7

Lowest approval:

10/23-26/08

22 70 8

Earlier Bush job ratings


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