FOX News, together with Opinion Dynamics Corporation, conducts telephone polls on a regular basis to capture public opinion about current issues. The poll usually contains a question concerning the president's approval rating, highlighted below. "LV" denotes a total sample of 1000 likely voters nationwide. All other results are of 900 registered voters.

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

All Men Women Dem Rep Ind
• Most Recent (14-15 Dec 04)
Approve 48% 51% 46% 13% 90% 39%
Disapprove 45 43 46 79 6 50
• Highest (14-15 Nov 01)
Approve 88% 90% 87% 77% 98% 90%
Disapprove 7 8 6 15 1 5
• Lowest (3-4 Aug 04)
Approve 44% 47% 41% 14% 83% 39%
Disapprove 48 47 49 79 11 52
• Poll Continued
Approve Disapprove
Overall First-Term Average to Date 61% 29
• 2004 Average 49% 43
• 2003 Average 59% 30
• 2002 Average 72% 18
• 2001 Average 69% 18
• Click here for all past results.