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October 16, 2004

Wisconsin: Kerry 48% Bush 47%

In Wisconsin, the latest Rasmussen Reports survey shows Senator John Kerry with 48% of the vote and President George W. Bush with 47%. Libertarian candidate Michael Badnarik and Independent Ralph Nader each earn 1% of the vote.

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October 15, 2004

Voters Say Third Debate Was a Tie

Voters have decided that the third Presidential debate was a tie.

A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 Likely Voters conducted the night following the debate found that 44% believe John Kerry "won" Wednesday night's debate while 41% disagree and think George Bush emerged victorious.

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October 11, 2004

65% Say Bush Conservative, 55% Say Kerry Liberal

During the second Presidential Debate, President Bush made several references to Senator Kerry as politically liberal. Kerry consistently responded that labels don't matter.

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October 11, 2004

GA Race, Isakson 54% Majette 42%

Republicans seem likely to pick up a Senate seat in Georgia to offset one they are losing in Illinois. The latest Rasmussen Reports survey shows Republican Johnny Isakson holding a double-digit lead, 54% to 42%, over Democrat Denise Majette.

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October 11, 2004

South Carolina Senate Race, DeMint 49% Tenenbaum 43%

Republican Jim DeMint is leading in the race to become the next United States Senator from South Carolina. However, the race is closer than most analysts had expected it to be. The latest Rasmussen Reports survey shows DeMint holding a 6-point lead, 49% to 43%, over Democrat Inez Tenenbaum.

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October 10, 2004

Voters Say Second Debate Was a Tie

Voters have decided that the second Presidential debate was a tie.

A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 Likely Voters conducted Saturday afternoon found that 41% believe John Kerry "won" Friday night's debate while 40% disagree and think George Bush emerged victorious. The survey's margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% Level of Confidence.

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October 10, 2004

Maryland: Kerry 51% Bush 42%

The latest Rasmussen Reports survey finds Senator Kerry with 51% of the vote in Maryland to 42% for President Bush. That's an improvement for Kerry since the first Presidential debate.

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October 9, 2004

Louisiana: Bush 52% Kerry 44%

The latest Rasmussen Reports survey shows the President with 52% of the Louisiana vote and Senator Kerry with 44%. The ballot in Louisiana will include several other candidates including Ralph Nader at 1% and Green Party candidate David Cobb at 1%. Libertarian Michael Badnarik and Constitution Party candidate Michael Peroutka each attract at less than 0.5%.

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October 8, 2004

Voters Divided Between Domestic Issues, Security Issues

Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 Likely Voters conducted Wednesday night found that voters are evenly divided as to whether domestic political issues or national security issues are more important.

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October 8, 2004

53% Believe Bush Will Win in November

Fifty-three percent (53%) of Americans now believe that President Bush and Vice-President Dick Cheney will be re-elected this November. A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 Likely Voters found that just 35% expect the Democratic ticket of John Kerry and John Edwards to emerge victorious.

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October 8, 2004

Illinois: Kerry 52% Bush 41%

In Illinois, the latest Rasmussen Reports survey shows Senator Kerry with 52% of the vote and President Bush with 41%. Libertarian candidate Michael Badnarik will be on the Illinois ballot and attracted 2% of the vote.

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October 7, 2004

Voters Say Cheney Won Debate, Is More Qualified

Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 Likely Voters conducted Wednesday night found that 43% believe Vice President Dick Cheney did better than Senator John Edwards in their Vice Presidential debate. Thirty-seven percent (37%) took the opposite view and believe Edwards won the debate.

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October 7, 2004

In Illinois Senate Race, Obama 64% Keyes 20%

As expected, Democrats will pick up a Senate seat in Illinois this November. The latest Rasmussen Reports survey shows Democrat Barack Obama holding a 64% to 20% lead over Republican Alan Keyes.

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October 6, 2004

Hudson Index Falls Two Points

After undergoing a steady rise since June, the Hudson Employment Index (SM) declined to 106.9 in September, marking a two point decrease from its previous reading of 108.9. Its fall reflects a significant drop in employee confidence in the labor market in the last month.

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October 5, 2004

California: Kerry 53% Bush 42%

The latest Rasmussen Reports survey in California finds Senator John F. Kerry with 53% of the state's vote and President George W. Bush with 42%.

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October 3, 2004

60% Say Bush Conservative, 49% Say Kerry Liberal

Thursday's Presidential Debate did little to shift voter perceptions of the candidates' ideology.

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October 3, 2004

57% Say Finishing Mission Top Iraq Goal

A Rasmussen Reports survey found that 57% of voters believe that finishing the mission is more important than getting the troops home as soon as possible. That's up from 52% before the debate.

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October 2, 2004

Voters Say Kerry Won, Few Change Minds

A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 Likely Voters conducted Friday night found that 52% believe John Kerry "won" Thursday night's debate.

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October 2, 2004

Oklahoma: Bush 64% Kerry 30%

In Oklahoma, the latest Rasmussen Reports survey shows President Bush with 64% of the vote and Senator Kerry with 30%. In Election 2000, Bush won Oklahoma by twenty-two percentage points, beating Al Gore 60% to 38%.

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October 1, 2004

Tennessee: Bush 49% Kerry 43%

President Bush leads Senator Kerry in Tennessee by a margin of 49% to 43% in the latest Rasmussen Reports survey. When "leaners" are included, that lead grows to eight points, Bush 52% to Kerry 44%.