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Survey of 1,500 Adults

Conducted August 17-19, 2006

Daily Snapshot

August 17 - 19, 2006  If the election for Congress were held today, would you vote for the Republican candidate from your district or for the Democratic candidate?                          
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Republican 35% 41% 29% 79% 9% 17% 31% 43% 28% 30% 44% 27% 39% 27% 37% 32% 25% 29% 40% 37% 33% 35% 24% 28% 45% 41% 48% 37%
Democrat 41% 36% 46% 8% 82% 28% 37% 36% 36% 48% 37% 45% 39% 44% 38% 57% 45% 36% 34% 38% 48% 49% 52% 41% 31% 33% 39% 53%
Some other political party 7% 11% 3% 3% 3% 16% 23% 7% 6% 2% 6% 8% 6% 8% 8% 0% 7% 15% 4% 7% 4% 3% 6% 7% 7% 15% 3% 1%
                                                       
August 17 - 19, 2006   Which political party do you trust more when it comes to issues like National Security and the War in Iraq…Republicans or Democrats?                          
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Republicans 41% 49% 33% 82% 12% 30% 35% 52% 29% 34% 49% 33% 47% 29% 44% 29% 33% 32% 51% 44% 38% 39% 29% 39% 50% 51% 51% 38%
Democrats 40% 34% 45% 9% 77% 28% 43% 32% 42% 46% 34% 44% 35% 47% 36% 58% 43% 42% 31% 38% 43% 44% 49% 40% 28% 32% 41% 49%
Some other political party 5% 7% 3% 1% 2% 12% 13% 5% 4% 2% 4% 5% 3% 7% 5% 5% 6% 9% 4% 5% 4% 2% 6% 5% 4% 6% 2% 2%
                                                       
August 17 - 19, 2006  Which political party do you trust more when it comes to managing the economy?                  Which political party do you trust more when it comes to managing the economy?      
Gender 3 Party < 40 > Investors Marital Status Race Age Income
▼ Response ▼ TOTAL Men Women GOP Dem Other < Men Men 40+ < Wom  Wom 40+ Inv Non Married Not married White Black Other 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ < 20k 20k-40k 40-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k>
Republicans 36% 40% 32% 76% 11% 23% 31% 43% 32% 32% 42% 31% 42% 26% 38% 25% 32% 31% 43% 37% 34% 35% 25% 33% 45% 49% 41% 35%
Democrats 45% 43% 46% 15% 79% 35% 54% 40% 41% 48% 40% 49% 41% 51% 42% 62% 47% 48% 40% 43% 45% 48% 52% 47% 36% 34% 46% 55%
Some other political party 5% 6% 3% 1% 2% 11% 10% 6% 6% 2% 5% 4% 3% 7% 5% 3% 5% 8% 2% 7% 3% 2% 5% 4% 5% 3% 2% 2%