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Toplines - Texas Presidential Election - September 29, 2008

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Texas Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted September 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?

14% Excellent

23% Good

16% Fair

46% Poor

1% Not sure

2* 2008 Presidential General Election Match-Ups

McCain

52%

Obama

43%

Some Other Candidate

3%

Not sure

2%

3* Favorable Ratings

Obama

McCain

Biden

Palin

Very favorable

32%

32%

25%

37%

Somewhat favorable

20%

31%

21%

18%

Somewhat unfavorable

17%

18%

20%

9%

Very unfavorable

29%

19%

28%

34%

Not sure

2%

0%

6%

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?

20% National Security Issues

47% Economic Issues

8% Domestic Issues

7% Cultural Issues

11% Fiscal Issues

7% Not sure

5* Has the economic impact of Hurricane Ike affected your choice for presidential leadership ?

5% Yes

92% No

3% Not sure

6* Between the economic impact of Hurricane Ike and the financial developments of the past week, which candidate do you think is best suited to bring economic stability to Texas…John McCain or Barack Obama?

51% McCain

40% Obama

8% Not sure

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