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Toplines - Alaska Senate Election - October 28, 2008

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Alaska Survey of 500 Likely Voters

By Rasmussen Reports

October 28, 2008

1* How do you rate the way that Sarah Palin performing her role as Governor? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

46% Excellent

15% Good

17% Fair

22% Poor

0% Not Sure

2* If the 2008 Election for United States Senator were held today, would you vote for Republican Ted Stevens or Democrat Mark Begich?

Stevens

44%

Begich

52%

Bird

3%

Not sure

2%

3* Favorables for Senate Candidates

Stevens

Begich

Very Favorable

22%

27%

Somewhat Favorable

21%

30%

Somewhat Unfavorable

20%

18%

Very Unfavorable

35%

23%

Not sure

1%

2%

4* How closely have you followed recent news stories about Alaska Senator Ted Stevens?

74% Very closely

22% Somewhat closely

4% Not very closely

1% Not at all

0% Not sure

5* Should Ted Stevens resign from the Senate?

52% Yes

39% No

9% Not sure

6* Is Ted Stevens more ethical, less ethical, or about as ethical as most politicians?

15% More ethical

31% Less ethical

52% About as ethical

2% Not sure

7* Is Sarah Palin more ethical, less ethical, or about as ethical as most politicians?

51% More ethical

22% Less ethical

26% About as ethical

0% Not sure

8* Do you favor or oppose term limits for Members of Congress?

61% Favor

30% Oppose

10% Not sure

9* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Todd Palin?

40% Very favorable

22% Somewhat favorable

19% Somewhat unfavorable

13% Very unfavorable

5% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence