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Toplines - Montana Presidential Election - October 29, 2008

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Montana Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted October 29, 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

20% Good

20% Fair

49% Poor

1% Not sure

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

37% Excellent

23% Good

22% Fair

17% Poor

0% Not Sure

3* 2008 Presidential General Election Match-Ups

McCain

50%

Obama

46%

Some Other Candidate

2%

Not sure

2%

4* Favorable Ratings

McCain

Obama

Very favorable

27%

39%

Somewhat favorable

26%

10%

Somewhat unfavorable

19%

11%

Very unfavorable

26%

39%

Not sure

1%

2%

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?

25% National Security Issues

43% Economic Issues

9% Domestic Issues

7% Cultural Issues

7% Fiscal Issues

8% Not sure

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

48% McCain
46% Obama
6% Not sure

7* 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?

51% McCain
45% Obama
4% Not sure

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