Tennessee Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted by Rasmussen Reports
Date: December 12, 2005
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  Total Income
All Voters Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure
Ballot Corker 36% 30% 30% 37% 40% 43% 50% 47%
Ford 42% 48% 46% 35% 38% 41% 39% 19%
Other 6% 5% 6% 7% 8% 8% 1% 11%
Not Sure 16% 17% 18% 21% 14% 7% 9% 24%
Ballot Bryant 41% 30% 32% 48% 51% 55% 56% 48%
Ford 38% 46% 43% 32% 32% 34% 38% 15%
Other 5% 5% 8% 5% 2% 7% 0% 8%
Not Sure 15% 19% 17% 15% 14% 4% 6% 29%
Ballot Van Hilleary 41% 35% 35% 42% 45% 51% 52% 50%
Ford 39% 48% 42% 33% 36% 39% 40% 9%
Other 5% 5% 2% 7% 5% 3% 4% 14%
Not Sure 15% 12% 20% 17% 15% 7% 4% 27%
Bush Very Favorable 39% 26% 32% 49% 48% 45% 49% 59%
Somewhat Favorable 14% 14% 16% 10% 17% 9% 18% 17%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15% 18% 19% 12% 18% 13% 0% 8%
Very Unfavorable 31% 41% 32% 29% 18% 31% 33% 14%
Not Sure 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 2%
Ford Very Favorable 16% 22% 17% 13% 12% 6% 11% 5%
Somewhat Favorable 33% 31% 36% 29% 35% 41% 42% 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 22% 18% 25% 26% 21% 22% 21% 28%
Very Unfavorable 16% 14% 12% 16% 19% 21% 18% 24%
Not Sure 13% 15% 9% 16% 14% 10% 9% 19%
Corker Very Favorable 8% 6% 9% 7% 1% 5% 17% 12%
Somewhat Favorable 28% 27% 26% 33% 33% 23% 34% 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 24% 27% 21% 19% 16% 33% 21% 14%
Very Unfavorable 12% 14% 15% 9% 15% 13% 2% 6%
Not Sure 29% 26% 29% 31% 35% 26% 26% 41%
Bryant Very Favorable 11% 8% 9% 12% 8% 15% 17% 20%
Somewhat Favorable 30% 28% 26% 32% 40% 27% 36% 40%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20% 21% 24% 15% 17% 31% 10% 8%
Very Unfavorable 12% 15% 11% 8% 9% 14% 17% 6%
Not Sure 26% 28% 29% 33% 26% 13% 20% 26%
Van Hilleary Very Favorable 18% 22% 16% 23% 15% 17% 16% 10%
Somewhat Favorable 26% 18% 30% 27% 31% 24% 39% 31%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18% 18% 17% 17% 14% 21% 13% 14%
Very Unfavorable 18% 23% 21% 13% 15% 21% 16% 9%
Not Sure 20% 20% 17% 20% 25% 17% 17% 36%
Bredesen Very Favorable 19% 13% 27% 13% 28% 26% 31% 13%
Somewhat Favorable 42% 34% 41% 51% 39% 58% 33% 48%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18% 20% 15% 19% 25% 7% 25% 17%
Very Unfavorable 15% 27% 14% 13% 5% 2% 7% 6%
Not Sure 5% 6% 3% 4% 4% 8% 4% 15%
Bush Econ Excellent 18% 11% 15% 25% 11% 28% 20% 29%
Good 23% 14% 20% 28% 35% 22% 21% 17%
Fair 21% 21% 24% 15% 25% 15% 33% 28%
Poor 38% 54% 41% 33% 28% 35% 27% 22%
Not Sure 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4%
Bush Iraq Excellent 23% 14% 18% 38% 20% 22% 23% 29%
Good 18% 14% 18% 16% 26% 17% 19% 34%
Fair 14% 14% 18% 9% 10% 13% 18% 17%
Poor 44% 56% 46% 37% 42% 48% 39% 17%
Not Sure 1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 4%
Iraq Priority Troops Home 39% 44% 41% 34% 40% 36% 29% 24%
Finish Mission 52% 46% 52% 59% 50% 51% 58% 69%
Not Sure 9% 10% 7% 7% 10% 13% 13% 7%
More Important Immigration 34% 36% 37% 33% 45% 27% 21% 24%
Iraq 52% 56% 46% 51% 45% 61% 62% 49%
Other 9% 2% 12% 10% 8% 9% 9% 16%
Not Sure 5% 6% 4% 7% 2% 2% 7% 11%
Barrier Favor 68% 69% 66% 73% 71% 61% 59% 77%
Oppose 20% 17% 22% 17% 20% 35% 30% 7%
Not Sure 11% 14% 12% 10% 8% 4% 11% 17%
Bush Approval Strongly Approve 34% 26% 30% 43% 33% 37% 37% 57%
Somewhat Approve 17% 13% 19% 17% 23% 14% 16% 17%
Somewhat Disapprove 14% 18% 17% 4% 20% 8% 13% 8%
Strongly Disapprove 34% 42% 34% 36% 24% 40% 34% 16%
Not Sure 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Bredesen Approval Strongly Approve 20% 7% 22% 19% 24% 28% 32% 15%
Somewhat Approve 43% 36% 50% 47% 48% 53% 40% 55%
Somewhat Disapprove 21% 30% 19% 21% 17% 10% 16% 21%
Strongly Disapprove 13% 22% 7% 11% 7% 6% 8% 8%
Not Sure 2% 4% 2% 1% 4% 3% 3% 0%
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