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Toplines - Free Trade - June 16, 2008

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Toplines: Free Trade

Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

June 16, 2008

1* When you look for a car, do you look for an American built car, a foreign built car, or the best possible deal regardless of where it was manufactured?

32% American

14% Foreign

51% Best possible deal

3% Not sure

2* Many candidates discuss trade issues during campaign seasons. Does the North American Free Trade Agreement need to be renegotiated?

56% Yes

16% No

28% Not sure

3* Have U.S. free trade agreements with other countries directly impacted you or your family?

39% Yes

39% No

22% Not sure

4* Was the impact of a free trade agreement on your family good or bad?

14% Good
73% Bad

13% Not sure

5* Who do politicians listen to the most on trade issues--voters, business leaders, other world leaders, or whoever makes the biggest contribution?

11% Voters

30% Business leaders

7% Other world leaders

43% Whoever makes the biggest contribution

10% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence