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Toplines - Utah Presidential Election - September 9, 2008

Utah Presidential Election

Survey of 500 Likely Voters

September 10, 2008

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

19% Excellent

31% Good

18% Fair

31% Poor

1% Not sure

3* 2008 Presidential General Election Match-Ups

McCain

64%

Obama

32%

Other

2%

Not sure

2%

4* Favorable Ratings

Obama

McCain

Biden

Palin

Very Favorable

24%

24%

18%

46%

Somewhat Favorable

14%

47%

20%

23%

Somewhat Unfavorable

23%

12%

23%

9%

Very Unfavorable

37%

16%

32%

19%

Not sure

2%

1%

7%

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?

24% National Security Issues

39% Economic Issues

10% Domestic Issues

6% Cultural Issues

11% Fiscal Issues

9% Not sure

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

37% Yes

32% No
31% Not sure

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

56% Yes

29% No
15% Not sure

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

1% Very conservative
7% Somewhat conservative
20% Moderate

33% Somewhat liberal
28% Very liberal

12% Not sure

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

54% Very conservative
30% Somewhat conservative
9% Moderate

2% Somewhat liberal
2% Very liberal

4% 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?

57% Voting with enthusiasm for your candidate
35% Voting primarily against the other candidate

8% Not sure

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