If it's in the News, it's in our Polls. Public opinion polling since 2003.

 

Toplines - Colorado Presidential Election - November 2, 2008

Colorado Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted November 2, 2008
By Rasmussen Reports for FOX News

1* Right now, how interested are you in the 2008 presidential election?

11/2

10/26

10/19

Extremely Interested

83%

81%

82%

Very Interested

12%

12%

12%

Somewhat Interested

3%

4%

4%

Not at all Interested

2%

2%

2%

Not Sure

0%

1%

0%

2* If the Presidential Election were held today, would you vote for Republican John McCain, Democrat Barack Obama, Libertarian Bob Barr, Independent Ralph Nader or Green Party Candidate Cynthia Ann McKinney?

11/2

10/26

10/19

10/5

9/28

9/14

9/7

McCain

47%

46%

46%

45%

48%

48%

46%

Obama

51%

50%

51%

51%

49%

46%

49%

Barr

1%

0%

0%

1%

0%

1%

2%

Nader

0%

1%

0%

1%

1%

3%

0%

McKinney

0%

0%

0%

1%

0%

0%

0%

Not sure

1%

2%

3%

2%

2%

2%

2%

3* Favorable Ratings

November 2, 2008

Obama

McCain

Very Favorable

43%

36%

Somewhat Favorable

11%

21%

Somewhat Unfavorable

10%

20%

Very Unfavorable

35%

21%

Not sure

1%

1%

Obama Fav/Unfav

McCain Fav/Unfav

11/2

54% / 45%

57% / 41%

10/26

55% / 44%

54% / 46%

10/19

56% / 43%

54% / 44%

10/5

55% / 43%

53% / 46%

9/28

55% / 44%

57% / 46%

9/14

52% / 46%

55% / 42%

9/7

54% / 45%

61% / 39%

4* Overall, which candidate do you trust more -- Barack Obama or John McCain?

11/2

10/26

10/19

10/5

9/28

9/14

9/7

McCain

47%

48%

46%

47%

44%

46%

44%

Obama

48%

46%

47%

47%

49%

48%

49%

Not sure

5%

6%

8%

6%

7%

6%

7%

5* In terms of how you will vote for President, are you primarily interested in National Security issues such as the War with Iraq and the War on Terror, Economic issues such as jobs and economic growth, Domestic Issues like Social Security and Health Care, Cultural issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion, or Fiscal issues such as taxes and government spending?

11/2

10/26

10/19

10/5

9/28

9/21

9/14

9/7

National Security Issues

20%

18%

21%

21%

24%

27%

27%

25%

Economic Issues

42%

46%

41%

44%

47%

35%

35%

44%

Domestic Issues

13%

11%

11%

11%

10%

13%

13%

13%

Cultural Issues

9%

7%

5%

7%

6%

7%

7%

5%

Fiscal Issues

11%

12%

14%

11%

9%

12%

12%

7%

Not sure

5%

7%

7%

6%

5%

6%

6%

6%

6* Regardless of how you might vote, which candidate do you trust more to handle the nation’s economy and jobs….Barack Obama or John McCain?

11/2

10/26

10/19

10/5

9/28

Barack Obama

50%

52%

50%

49%

47%

John McCain

47%

45%

44%

44%

47%

Not sure

3%

3%

5%

7%

6%

7* Regardless of how you might vote, which candidate do you trust more to handle national security and the war on terrorism….Barack Obama or John McCain?

11/2

10/26

10/19

10/5

9/28

Barack Obama

46%

48%

45%

44%

42%

John McCain

51%

50%

51%

50%

53%

Not sure

3%

2%

4%

6%

5%

8* Regardless of how you would vote, how comfortable would you be with Barack Obama as president?

11/2

10/26

10/19

10/5

9/28

9/14

9/7

Extremely comfortable

39%

39%

34%

33%

31%

32%

31%

Very comfortable

8%

8%

12%

14%

11%

12%

12%

Somewhat comfortable

9%

12%

14%

12%

19%

14%

15%

Not at all comfortable

41%

39%

39%

38%

37%

40%

40%

Not sure

1%

2%

1%

2%

2%

3%

2%

9* Regardless of how you would vote, how comfortable would you be with John McCain as president?

11/2

10/26

10/19

10/5

9/28

9/14

9/7

Extremely comfortable

29%

24%

26%

23%

22%

24%

23%

Very comfortable

16%

16%

16%

17%

18%

18%

20%

Somewhat comfortable

23%

23%

22%

23%

23%

20%

25%

Not at all comfortable

32%

35%

35%

34%

36%

35%

30%

Not sure

1%

2%

2%

3%

1%

3%

1%

10* Which one of the following candidate qualities will be the MOST important in deciding your vote for president this year?

11/2

10/26

He has the right experience

12%

20%

He shares my values

25%

24%

He cares about people like me

21%

12%

He can bring about needed change

34%

36%

Not sure

8%

8%

11* If you had to make the toughest decision of your life, who would you rather get advice from -- Barack Obama or John McCain?

11/2

10/26

10/19

10/5

9/28

9/14

9/7

Barack Obama

45%

46%

45%

44%

43%

44%

41%

John McCain

48%

47%

44%

47%

47%

48%

51%

Not sure

7%

7%

11%

9%

10%

9%

7%

12* Every election, the television networks conduct exit polls of people as they leave their polling places on Election Day. If you were asked to participate, how likely is it you would be willing to spend 10 minutes filling out a questionnaire?

11/2

10/26

Very likely

42%

40%

Somewhat likely

24%

24%

Not very likely

17%

21%

Not at all likely

15%

13%

Not sure

2%

2%

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence