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Tennessee: Bush 49% Kerry 41%

In Tennessee, a Rasmussen Reports survey finds President George W. Bush leading Senator John F. Kerry 49% to 41%. Four years ago, George W. Bush carried Tennessee by a 51% to 47% margin. Bush was victorious even though his opponent, Al Gore, called Tennessee his home. This is the first Rasmussen Reports Election 2004 poll in Tennessee. The eight-point advantage for Bush shifts the state from toss-up status to "Leans Bush" in our Electoral College projection.

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