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Toplines - Virginia Governor Election - December 4, 2008

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Virginia Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted December 4, 2008

By Rasmussen Reports

1* 2009 Governor Matchups

McDonnell

39%

Deeds

39%

Other

4%

Not sure

18%

McDonnell

37%

Moran

41%

Other

5%

Not sure

16%

McDonnell

41%

McAuliffe

36%

Other

5%

Not sure

17%

2* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the News. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.

McDonnell

Deeds

Moran

McAuliffe

Very Favorable

18%

11%

11%

11%

Somewhat Favorable

31%

26%

22%

25%

Somewhat Unfavorable

13%

17%

18%

17%

Very Unfavorable

6%

7%

13%

17%

Not sure

32%

38%

36%

30%



3* Would you be willing to pay higher taxes to fund law enforcement and crime prevention?

31% Yes
47% No
21% Not sure

4* Okay….would you be willing to pay higher taxes to fund health care for the elderly?

47% Yes
39% No
14% Not sure

5* Fine….would you be willing to pay higher taxes to fund the state’s universities?

29% Yes
56% No
15% Not sure

6* Would you be willing to pay higher taxes to fund road and bridge maintenance and improvements?

43% Yes
43% No
14% Not sure

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