Barack Obama

Obama Approval Rating Highest in Hawaii and DC

Lowest approval rating in Wyoming and West Virginia


PRINCETON, NJ—Residents of 11 states and the District of Columbia gave President Barack Obama job approval ratings above 50% in 2013. Hawaii had the highest approval rating among the 50 states at 61%, while more than eight in 10 District of Columbia residents also approved. In three states—Wyoming, West Virginia, and Utah—fewer than three in 10 residents approved.