FOX News, together with Opinion Dynamics Corp., 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 1,000 likely voters nationwide. All other results are of 900 registered voters with a margin of error of ±3 percentage points.

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

All Men Women Dem Rep Ind
• Most Recent (13-14 Jan 09)
Approve 34% 31% 36% 13% 67% 29%
Disapprove 58% 61% 56% 82% 25% 61%
• Highest (14-15 Nov 01)
Approve 88% 90% 87% 77% 98% 90%
Disapprove 7% 8% 6% 15% 1% 5%
• Lowest (8-9 Oct 08)
Approve 25% 27% 23% 4% 52% 22%
Disapprove 69% 69% 70% 94% 41% 70%
• Poll Continued
Approve Disapprove
Overall Average to Date 51% 40%
Second-Term Average 37% 55%
• 2008 Average 29% 64%
• 2007 Average 35% 57%
• 2006 Average 39% 53%
• 2005 Average 46% 46%
First-Term Average 61% 29%
• 2004 Average 49% 43%
• 2003 Average 59% 30%
• 2002 Average 72% 18%
• 2001 Average 69% 18%
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