2000 2001 2002 2003
1. California 5 2 1 1
2. Florida 1 1 2 2
3. Hawaii 7 3 3 3
4. Colorado 2 4 4 4
5. New York 10 8 8 5
6. Arizona 4 6 6 6
7. Texas 10 12 14 7
8. North Carolina 3 7 5 8
9. Virginia 8 14 12 9
10. Washington 6 5 9 10
11. Oregon 14 9 10 11
12. Nevada * * * 12
13. Montana =10 11 11 13
14. Georgia =8 13 15 14
15. Alaska 13 =14 =12 15

=Tied for that position * Not in top 15

The Harris Poll conducted an online study within the United States between July 14 and 20, 2003 among a nationwide cross section of 2.215 adults. Figures for age, sex, race, education and number of adults in the household were weighted where necessary to bring them into line with their actual proportions in the population. (Propensity score" weighting was also used to adjust for respondents' propensity to be online. These statements conform to the principles of disclosure of the National Council on Public Polls. For more information, please visit Harris Poll Online