Tennessee Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted by Rasmussen Reports
Date: December 12, 2005
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  Total Age
All Voters 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+
Ballot Corker 36% 22% 38% 37% 38% 42%
Ford 42% 58% 37% 36% 44% 35%
Other 6% 3% 5% 10% 4% 10%
Not Sure 16% 16% 19% 17% 15% 13%
Ballot Bryant 41% 31% 43% 39% 43% 49%
Ford 38% 52% 35% 33% 40% 32%
Other 5% 4% 5% 9% 3% 8%
Not Sure 15% 13% 17% 20% 15% 11%
Ballot Van Hilleary 41% 39% 40% 42% 39% 46%
Ford 39% 44% 38% 35% 44% 35%
Other 5% 3% 4% 8% 4% 8%
Not Sure 15% 14% 19% 16% 13% 12%
Bush Very Favorable 39% 28% 45% 38% 44% 36%
Somewhat Favorable 14% 15% 17% 11% 13% 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15% 14% 15% 17% 14% 18%
Very Unfavorable 31% 41% 22% 34% 29% 29%
Not Sure 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Ford Very Favorable 16% 25% 10% 12% 19% 16%
Somewhat Favorable 33% 40% 31% 31% 34% 28%
Somewhat Unfavorable 22% 15% 24% 23% 22% 27%
Very Unfavorable 16% 10% 16% 27% 12% 15%
Not Sure 13% 10% 19% 8% 13% 14%
Corker Very Favorable 8% 6% 9% 11% 7% 7%
Somewhat Favorable 28% 25% 26% 28% 30% 25%
Somewhat Unfavorable 24% 35% 21% 19% 22% 25%
Very Unfavorable 12% 11% 8% 21% 11% 7%
Not Sure 29% 22% 36% 20% 31% 35%
Bryant Very Favorable 11% 12% 10% 10% 10% 15%
Somewhat Favorable 30% 24% 25% 39% 33% 27%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20% 23% 24% 18% 23% 12%
Very Unfavorable 12% 15% 9% 18% 10% 8%
Not Sure 26% 26% 32% 17% 24% 37%
Van Hilleary Very Favorable 18% 15% 16% 20% 18% 19%
Somewhat Favorable 26% 27% 28% 28% 26% 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18% 24% 15% 13% 22% 14%
Very Unfavorable 18% 16% 16% 26% 18% 14%
Not Sure 20% 18% 26% 14% 16% 31%
Bredesen Very Favorable 19% 21% 15% 15% 22% 25%
Somewhat Favorable 42% 37% 35% 52% 44% 43%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18% 21% 21% 16% 18% 16%
Very Unfavorable 15% 18% 23% 17% 11% 8%
Not Sure 5% 3% 6% 1% 6% 9%
Bush Econ Excellent 18% 20% 15% 19% 18% 15%
Good 23% 15% 28% 23% 22% 24%
Fair 21% 15% 29% 13% 23% 25%
Poor 38% 50% 27% 45% 36% 35%
Not Sure 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Bush Iraq Excellent 23% 27% 24% 23% 24% 16%
Good 18% 14% 20% 15% 16% 24%
Fair 14% 10% 17% 15% 15% 14%
Poor 44% 46% 39% 47% 44% 42%
Not Sure 1% 3% 1% 0% 0% 4%
Iraq Priority Troops Home 39% 46% 35% 42% 37% 35%
Finish Mission 52% 54% 55% 45% 53% 54%
Not Sure 9% 0% 9% 13% 10% 10%
More Important Immigration 34% 35% 40% 35% 31% 32%
Iraq 52% 47% 44% 54% 57% 55%
Other 9% 13% 12% 7% 8% 5%
Not Sure 5% 5% 4% 4% 5% 8%
Barrier Favor 68% 72% 73% 69% 65% 65%
Oppose 20% 18% 18% 24% 23% 14%
Not Sure 11% 10% 9% 6% 12% 21%
Bush Approval Strongly Approve 34% 29% 40% 36% 33% 34%
Somewhat Approve 17% 8% 17% 13% 22% 20%
Somewhat Disapprove 14% 17% 15% 15% 10% 14%
Strongly Disapprove 34% 44% 27% 36% 34% 31%
Not Sure 1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Bredesen Approval Strongly Approve 20% 21% 15% 20% 20% 27%
Somewhat Approve 43% 40% 41% 44% 45% 46%
Somewhat Disapprove 21% 22% 19% 25% 19% 20%
Strongly Disapprove 13% 14% 20% 12% 13% 6%
Not Sure 2% 3% 5% 0% 3% 1%
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