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Toplines - Minnesota Presidential Election - October 28, 2008

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Minnesota 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?

13% Excellent

18% Good

14% Fair

54% Poor

1% Not sure

2* 2008 Presidential General Election Match-Ups

McCain

43%

Obama

55%

Some Other Candidate

1%

Not sure

1%

3* Favorable Ratings

McCain

Obama

Very favorable

28%

45%

Somewhat favorable

26%

16%

Somewhat unfavorable

25%

11%

Very unfavorable

21%

27%

Not sure

1%

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

45% Economic Issues

13% Domestic Issues

5% Cultural Issues

11% Fiscal Issues

8% Not sure

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

44% McCain

53% Obama

2% 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?

48% McCain

48% Obama

3% Not sure

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