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Toplines - Michigan Presidential Election - October 28, 2008

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Michigan Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted October 28, 2008
By Rasmussen Reports

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

10% Excellent

17% Good

15% Fair

56% Poor

1% Not sure

2* How do you rate the way that Ed Rendell is performing his role as President? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

10% Excellent

26% Good

21% Fair

42% Poor

1% Not sure

3* 2008 Presidential General Election Match-Ups

McCain

43%

Obama

53%

Some Other Candidate

1%

Not sure

3%

4* Favorable Ratings

Obama

McCain

Very favorable

42%

25%

Somewhat favorable

16%

28%

Somewhat unfavorable

11%

21%

Very unfavorable

29%

25%

Not sure

2%

1%

4* 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?

18% National Security Issues

56% Economic Issues

9% Domestic Issues

6% Cultural Issues

6% Fiscal Issues

4% Not sure

5*Overall, who do you trust more on economic issues and managing the economy—John McCain or Barack Obama?

41% McCain

54% Obama

5% Not sure

6* Fine… who do you trust more on national security issues such as the War in Iraq and the War on Terrorism— John McCain or Barack Obama?

47% McCain

46% Obama

7% Not sure

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