Tennessee Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted by Rasmussen Reports
Date: December 12, 2005
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  Total Party Ideology
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conser've Moderate Liberal Not Sure
Ballot Corker 36% 61% 9% 31% 51% 28% 14% 31%
Ford 42% 15% 78% 40% 24% 52% 70% 45%
Other 6% 6% 6% 7% 8% 4% 7% 5%
Not Sure 16% 18% 7% 22% 17% 16% 8% 20%
Ballot Bryant 41% 68% 13% 35% 57% 29% 25% 31%
Ford 38% 11% 75% 35% 21% 49% 62% 45%
Other 5% 4% 4% 9% 6% 5% 5% 5%
Not Sure 15% 17% 8% 21% 16% 17% 8% 18%
Ballot Van Hilleary 41% 63% 14% 40% 55% 30% 24% 36%
Ford 39% 16% 74% 34% 23% 51% 63% 41%
Other 5% 4% 4% 7% 6% 5% 5% 5%
Not Sure 15% 17% 8% 19% 16% 15% 8% 18%
Bush Very Favorable 39% 72% 5% 32% 63% 20% 10% 36%
Somewhat Favorable 14% 15% 8% 19% 12% 17% 11% 16%
Somewhat Unfavorable 15% 8% 20% 20% 11% 21% 17% 19%
Very Unfavorable 31% 4% 65% 29% 14% 42% 60% 22%
Not Sure 1% 1% 2% 0% 0% 0% 1% 7%
Ford Very Favorable 16% 7% 32% 12% 10% 19% 26% 30%
Somewhat Favorable 33% 25% 42% 33% 24% 42% 40% 26%
Somewhat Unfavorable 22% 34% 9% 20% 27% 22% 12% 15%
Very Unfavorable 16% 17% 10% 20% 22% 7% 16% 10%
Not Sure 13% 16% 7% 15% 17% 10% 6% 19%
Corker Very Favorable 8% 13% 3% 7% 11% 5% 6% 7%
Somewhat Favorable 28% 39% 15% 26% 34% 27% 14% 10%
Somewhat Unfavorable 24% 15% 36% 23% 14% 34% 32% 25%
Very Unfavorable 12% 5% 19% 14% 8% 12% 21% 11%
Not Sure 29% 29% 27% 31% 32% 22% 27% 49%
Bryant Very Favorable 11% 19% 1% 11% 16% 7% 7% 8%
Somewhat Favorable 30% 40% 20% 29% 36% 31% 19% 8%
Somewhat Unfavorable 20% 13% 29% 21% 13% 27% 29% 17%
Very Unfavorable 12% 4% 23% 10% 8% 13% 23% 11%
Not Sure 26% 25% 27% 28% 27% 23% 22% 55%
Van Hilleary Very Favorable 18% 29% 4% 18% 26% 12% 9% 2%
Somewhat Favorable 26% 33% 18% 26% 33% 21% 17% 23%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18% 8% 30% 18% 11% 25% 24% 15%
Very Unfavorable 18% 9% 32% 15% 9% 23% 35% 15%
Not Sure 20% 20% 16% 23% 20% 18% 15% 45%
Bredesen Very Favorable 19% 17% 20% 22% 17% 25% 18% 0%
Somewhat Favorable 42% 48% 38% 40% 45% 40% 40% 32%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18% 16% 20% 20% 17% 19% 21% 24%
Very Unfavorable 15% 13% 18% 13% 15% 13% 18% 24%
Not Sure 5% 6% 4% 6% 6% 3% 3% 20%
Bush Econ Excellent 18% 34% 4% 9% 29% 8% 5% 12%
Good 23% 38% 5% 20% 32% 15% 8% 32%
Fair 21% 16% 15% 36% 17% 27% 23% 13%
Poor 38% 12% 74% 35% 22% 50% 63% 40%
Not Sure 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Bush Iraq Excellent 23% 41% 3% 20% 37% 11% 6% 24%
Good 18% 32% 1% 15% 26% 12% 6% 15%
Fair 14% 12% 14% 17% 13% 18% 10% 25%
Poor 44% 14% 79% 46% 24% 58% 77% 33%
Not Sure 1% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 2%
Iraq Priority Troops Home 39% 17% 68% 38% 23% 50% 61% 45%
Finish Mission 52% 78% 22% 50% 72% 38% 27% 26%
Not Sure 9% 5% 10% 12% 5% 12% 12% 29%
More Important Immigration 34% 38% 28% 36% 39% 30% 32% 10%
Iraq 52% 49% 60% 47% 46% 56% 57% 72%
Other 9% 9% 6% 11% 9% 9% 8% 0%
Not Sure 5% 4% 6% 6% 6% 4% 3% 18%
Barrier Favor 68% 74% 61% 70% 75% 65% 60% 51%
Oppose 20% 14% 29% 18% 13% 25% 32% 0%
Not Sure 11% 12% 10% 12% 12% 10% 8% 49%
Bush Approval Strongly Approve 34% 64% 5% 26% 55% 18% 8% 31%
Somewhat Approve 17% 22% 7% 21% 19% 15% 8% 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 14% 8% 15% 21% 9% 20% 15% 14%
Strongly Disapprove 34% 6% 73% 30% 16% 45% 69% 31%
Not Sure 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1% 0% 2%
Bredesen Approval Strongly Approve 20% 20% 15% 26% 19% 22% 16% 26%
Somewhat Approve 43% 48% 38% 44% 45% 47% 42% 28%
Somewhat Disapprove 21% 17% 30% 15% 19% 19% 23% 28%
Strongly Disapprove 13% 11% 15% 14% 15% 9% 16% 15%
Not Sure 2% 4% 2% 2% 3% 2% 3% 2%
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