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Questions - Michigan President - October 11, 2012

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<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place
 w:st="on"><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>Michigan</span></st1:place></st1:State><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> Survey of 500
Likely Voters<br>
Conducted October 11, 2012<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal align=center style='text-align:center'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>By Rasmussen Reports<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span class=grame><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:
"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black'>*Please note that we split the survey to
rotate the order of the candidates, so while half will hear the Republican
first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.</span></span><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>1*
If the 2012 presidential election were held today, would you vote for
Republican Mitt Romney or Democrat Barack Obama?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b style='mso-bidi-font-weight:normal'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>2*
Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very
unfavorable impression of Mitt Romney?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>3*
<span class=GramE>Whom</span> do you trust more to handle the economy….Mitt
Romney or Barack Obama?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>4*
<span class=GramE>Whom</span> do you trust more to handle national security
issues…Mitt Romney or Barack Obama?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;text-autospace:none'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>5* If President
Obama is reelected and Democrats regain control of Congress, is the economy likely
to get better, get worse, or stay about the same?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;text-autospace:none'><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>6* If Mitt Romney is
elected president and Republicans win control of Congress, is the economy
likely to get better, get worse, or stay about the same?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>7*
Generally speaking, How would you rate the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region
 w:st="on">U.S.</st1:country-region></st1:place> economy these days?<span
style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span><span class=GramE>Excellent, good, fair, or
poor?</span><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>8*
Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>9*
How would you rate your personal finances these days? <span class=GramE>Excellent,
good, fair, or poor?</span><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>10*
Are your personal finances getting better or worse?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>11*
Sometimes, unexpected things come up that prevent people from voting on
Election Day.&nbsp; Are you certain that you will vote in this year’s
elections, or is it possible that something could come up that would prevent
you from voting?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify'><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>12*
How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as president…do you
strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove
of the job he’s been doing?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'><br>
*NOTE:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>
Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of
confidence<b><o:p></o:p></b></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>

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