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Toplines - Nevada Presidential Election - September 11, 2008

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Nevada Presidential Election

Survey of 700 Likely Voters

September 11, 2008

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

6% Excellent

19% Good

32% Fair

40% Poor

3% Not sure

3* 2008 Presidential General Election Match-Ups

McCain

49%

Obama

46%

Other

1%

Not sure

4%

4* Favorable Ratings

Obama

McCain

Biden

Palin

Very Favorable

35%

29%

23%

40%

Somewhat Favorable

18%

29%

29%

14%

Somewhat Unfavorable

15%

16%

21%

17%

Very Unfavorable

31%

23%

23%

25%

Not sure

1%

2%

4%

4%

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?

29% National Security Issues

41% Economic Issues

11% Domestic Issues

4% Cultural Issues

9% Fiscal Issues

6% Not sure

6* Barack Obama named Joe Biden to be his Vice Presidential running mate. Was this the right choice for Obama to make?

35% Yes

37% No
28% Not sure

7* John McCain named Sarah Palin to be his Vice Presidential running mate. Was this the right choice for McCain to make?

47% Yes

39% No
14% Not sure

8* In political terms, is Joe Biden very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, somewhat liberal, or very liberal?

3% Very conservative
8% Somewhat conservative
33% Moderate

26% Somewhat liberal
25% Very liberal

5% Not sure

9* In political terms, is Sarah Palin very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, somewhat liberal, or very liberal?

50% Very conservative
29% Somewhat conservative
9% Moderate

5% Somewhat liberal
2% Very liberal

5% Not sure

10* When you vote for President this year, will you be voting with enthusiasm for your candidate or voting primarily against the other candidate?

69% Voting with enthusiasm for your candidate
23% Voting primarily against the other candidate

8% Not sure

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