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Toplines - Georgia Senate Election - November 18, 2008

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Georgia Survey of 700 Likely Voters
Conducted November 18, 2008
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How do you rate the way that George Bush is performing his role as President? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

16% Excellent

23% Good

19% Fair

41% Poor

1% Not sure

2* How do you rate the way that Sonny Perdue is performing his role as Governor? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

22% Excellent

28% Good

30% Fair

19% Poor

0% Not sure

3* If the 2008 Run Off Election for United States Senator were held today, would you vote for Republican Saxby Chambliss or Democrat Jim Martin?

Chambliss

50%

Martin

46%

Not sure

4%

4* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the News. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.

Chambliss

Martin

Very Favorable

29%

26%

Somewhat Favorable

29%

24%

Somewhat Unfavorable

17%

22%

Very Unfavorable

22%

25%

Not sure

3%

4%

5* Should the federal government provide taxpayer-backed economic help for the Big Three automakers like the economic rescue package Congress passed for Wall Street?

23% Yes

58% No

19% Not sure

6* The government is already providing unprecedented help for the U.S. financial industry and is thinking of doing the same for the auto industry. How concerned are you that the government will get too involved in the private economy?

59% Very concerned
25% Somewhat concerned
12% Not very concerned
3% Not at all concerned
1% Not sure

7* When it comes to addressing the nation’s current economic problems, how confident are you that U.S. policy makers know what they’re doing?

6% Very confident

32% Somewhat confident

39% Not very confident

20% Not at all confident

2% Not sure

8* Last month, Congress and the President approved a $700-billion economic rescue plan. Some of the plan has now been implemented. Looking back, was passage of the $700 billion rescue plan good or bad for the United States?

31% Good
43% Bad
26% Not sure

9* Democrats in Washington are hoping to get 60 Democratic Senators elected to create a filibuster-proof Senate. If you knew that electing Democratic candidate Jim Martin would give the Democrats control of 60 Senate seats, would that make you more likely or less likely to vote for Jim Martin?

38% More likely

52% Less likely

8% No impact

2% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence