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Michigan Survey of 500 Likely Voters                                                                  
Conducted October 22, 2006 by Rasmussen Reports                                                              
                                                                         
  Total Party Ideology Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Follow Foley Story Very Closely 39% 34% 44% 36% 38% 35% 46% 31% 45% 32% 23% 34% 41% 41% 43% 39% 38% 33% 42% 43% 35% 40% 33% 41% 42% 29% 44% 49% 35% 44% 22% 29% 37% 47% 40%
Somewhat Closely 36% 36% 34% 41% 37% 39% 33% 24% 36% 37% 16% 33% 32% 41% 43% 38% 33% 34% 38% 26% 41% 39% 35% 39% 37% 39% 31% 30% 40% 42% 27% 46% 45% 22% 32%
Not Very Closely 17% 20% 16% 15% 18% 17% 14% 34% 14% 20% 25% 24% 18% 14% 11% 15% 21% 21% 15% 25% 15% 13% 24% 12% 15% 24% 19% 15% 15% 12% 35% 17% 12% 20% 21%
Not at All 7% 9% 5% 8% 6% 8% 6% 11% 5% 9% 35% 9% 6% 2% 3% 6% 9% 12% 4% 5% 8% 8% 9% 6% 6% 3% 6% 6% 8% 2% 16% 6% 6% 9% 7%
Not Sure 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 2% 1% 5% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 2% 0% 2% 0%
                                                                         
  Total Party Ideology Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
GOP Leaders Handling of Foley Situation Excellent 6% 15% 2% 2% 15% 2% 2% 0% 10% 3% 4% 4% 3% 8% 9% 8% 3% 8% 6% 5% 9% 7% 4% 3% 5% 12% 4% 4% 7% 9% 5% 10% 4% 5% 7%
Good 18% 33% 7% 15% 36% 10% 7% 15% 20% 17% 26% 19% 21% 13% 21% 20% 15% 20% 17% 14% 15% 22% 17% 16% 21% 18% 7% 27% 22% 15% 17% 28% 16% 18% 14%
Fair 24% 28% 19% 24% 24% 29% 16% 7% 19% 28% 17% 26% 23% 24% 24% 26% 20% 23% 24% 22% 23% 15% 29% 26% 27% 37% 18% 28% 21% 28% 21% 25% 24% 30% 17%
Poor 43% 15% 63% 49% 17% 51% 64% 68% 48% 38% 38% 37% 41% 50% 40% 39% 52% 38% 46% 52% 44% 45% 36% 46% 44% 16% 54% 38% 40% 44% 43% 33% 47% 36% 51%
Not Sure 9% 8% 9% 10% 8% 9% 10% 11% 3% 14% 16% 14% 12% 5% 5% 8% 11% 12% 7% 7% 9% 10% 13% 9% 2% 16% 17% 3% 10% 4% 14% 4% 9% 11% 11%
                                                                         
  Total Party Ideology Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
If Foley was Dem, Would Dem Leaders Have Done Better 22% 5% 44% 14% 7% 20% 45% 46% 25% 20% 18% 16% 24% 27% 21% 17% 33% 14% 27% 34% 23% 23% 17% 18% 20% 5% 26% 18% 16% 28% 28% 9% 26% 21% 28%
Worse 17% 35% 3% 15% 35% 9% 5% 0% 21% 13% 16% 20% 19% 12% 21% 21% 9% 19% 16% 14% 16% 18% 23% 17% 16% 16% 16% 19% 21% 16% 8% 30% 13% 16% 13%
About the Same 45% 54% 34% 50% 51% 51% 30% 30% 44% 46% 35% 49% 42% 47% 44% 47% 40% 49% 43% 39% 44% 45% 45% 43% 48% 61% 32% 50% 48% 43% 47% 48% 49% 47% 37%
Not Sure 16% 7% 20% 21% 7% 20% 20% 24% 10% 21% 32% 15% 15% 14% 14% 15% 18% 18% 15% 13% 17% 13% 15% 22% 16% 18% 26% 13% 15% 12% 17% 14% 11% 16% 22%
                                                                         
  Total Party Ideology Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Congress Having Inappropriate Staff Relationship Very common 14% 12% 17% 13% 10% 11% 25% 15% 16% 13% 36% 21% 12% 10% 9% 13% 17% 18% 12% 31% 16% 5% 11% 11% 14% 10% 20% 16% 11% 11% 23% 20% 8% 14% 18%
Somewhat common 29% 30% 29% 29% 31% 26% 30% 31% 28% 31% 33% 26% 32% 28% 30% 28% 32% 28% 30% 31% 31% 33% 33% 36% 16% 23% 31% 27% 30% 29% 29% 26% 30% 27% 31%
Not very common 26% 34% 20% 23% 32% 28% 16% 0% 28% 23% 20% 22% 26% 27% 30% 29% 20% 28% 25% 16% 25% 28% 17% 22% 40% 17% 15% 28% 29% 28% 20% 24% 31% 29% 19%
Not at All common 7% 4% 9% 7% 6% 8% 6% 0% 9% 5% 4% 0% 7% 10% 8% 7% 6% 3% 9% 3% 5% 5% 17% 4% 8% 20% 10% 0% 8% 8% 6% 4% 11% 10% 2%
Not Sure 24% 20% 25% 28% 21% 25% 24% 54% 19% 28% 8% 31% 22% 25% 23% 24% 24% 23% 24% 18% 23% 29% 23% 27% 21% 31% 25% 29% 23% 23% 22% 26% 20% 20% 30%
                                                                         
  Total Party Ideology Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
How Important is Foley Issue to Vote Very Important 18% 7% 33% 12% 10% 19% 30% 0% 22% 15% 13% 23% 13% 19% 21% 16% 23% 15% 21% 22% 24% 16% 27% 17% 9% 8% 29% 10% 16% 23% 15% 19% 21% 15% 18%
Somewhat Important 17% 15% 20% 13% 15% 19% 16% 15% 15% 19% 8% 21% 14% 16% 21% 14% 21% 14% 18% 27% 15% 11% 6% 19% 18% 11% 14% 16% 13% 19% 22% 21% 16% 18% 13%
Not Very Important 30% 33% 22% 39% 28% 35% 27% 25% 27% 33% 30% 21% 35% 31% 34% 32% 27% 28% 31% 21% 36% 34% 38% 27% 27% 37% 22% 36% 32% 34% 18% 29% 31% 32% 28%
Not at All Important 28% 39% 17% 29% 42% 19% 21% 36% 30% 25% 37% 33% 32% 24% 19% 32% 20% 34% 24% 22% 17% 31% 22% 34% 43% 25% 24% 32% 33% 18% 33% 22% 28% 26% 33%
Not Sure 7% 5% 9% 7% 5% 9% 6% 24% 5% 9% 12% 2% 6% 10% 5% 6% 10% 9% 6% 8% 8% 8% 7% 3% 3% 19% 11% 6% 5% 6% 12% 10% 3% 10% 7%
                                                                         
  Total Party Ideology Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Stories About North Korea Nuclear Test Very Closely 54% 52% 56% 54% 58% 49% 57% 53% 63% 46% 24% 48% 52% 63% 58% 55% 52% 48% 57% 49% 54% 52% 48% 52% 66% 49% 56% 60% 53% 58% 41% 44% 55% 58% 57%
Somewhat Closely 33% 33% 29% 38% 32% 38% 30% 0% 30% 36% 24% 39% 36% 29% 35% 34% 32% 36% 32% 29% 36% 32% 40% 36% 28% 41% 33% 36% 32% 33% 34% 45% 32% 31% 28%
Not Very Closely 8% 10% 8% 4% 8% 9% 6% 26% 5% 11% 21% 8% 11% 6% 3% 8% 8% 10% 7% 13% 6% 9% 10% 6% 5% 5% 9% 0% 9% 6% 16% 7% 9% 6% 9%
Not at All 4% 4% 4% 4% 3% 2% 7% 11% 2% 6% 31% 2% 1% 1% 3% 2% 7% 5% 3% 9% 2% 5% 0% 6% 0% 5% 2% 4% 4% 3% 8% 5% 3% 3% 5%
Not Sure 1% 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 10% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1%
                                                                         
  Total Party Ideology Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Bush Admin Response to North Korea Excellent 19% 41% 4% 14% 38% 7% 14% 7% 20% 18% 15% 27% 18% 15% 23% 21% 15% 21% 19% 24% 21% 16% 15% 14% 21% 27% 13% 20% 22% 18% 18% 29% 13% 21% 18%
Good 21% 35% 10% 20% 34% 18% 9% 15% 22% 20% 24% 19% 26% 20% 20% 25% 14% 25% 19% 10% 19% 25% 22% 21% 27% 28% 15% 33% 22% 17% 19% 31% 21% 24% 12%
Fair 24% 14% 31% 27% 13% 36% 23% 15% 23% 25% 18% 18% 31% 24% 27% 25% 24% 22% 25% 23% 24% 24% 38% 22% 21% 31% 29% 7% 26% 29% 25% 20% 25% 22% 28%
Poor 29% 6% 45% 33% 8% 32% 51% 19% 30% 27% 35% 27% 22% 33% 27% 22% 41% 24% 31% 36% 28% 31% 21% 35% 26% 5% 24% 37% 25% 29% 30% 10% 34% 28% 36%
Not Sure 7% 4% 10% 6% 7% 7% 3% 45% 5% 9% 8% 10% 4% 9% 3% 7% 7% 7% 7% 7% 9% 4% 4% 7% 6% 10% 19% 3% 4% 6% 8% 10% 6% 5% 7%
                                                                         
  Total Party Ideology Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Situation with North Korea Part of War on Terror 22% 39% 12% 16% 36% 13% 19% 7% 26% 19% 38% 23% 22% 20% 19% 26% 15% 26% 20% 25% 17% 26% 21% 19% 23% 28% 25% 35% 24% 16% 14% 29% 17% 27% 19%
Entirely separate 62% 48% 70% 69% 51% 68% 69% 51% 64% 60% 46% 63% 65% 65% 60% 61% 66% 59% 64% 51% 67% 64% 65% 66% 68% 31% 58% 57% 64% 62% 67% 59% 66% 56% 65%
Not Sure 16% 13% 18% 15% 13% 19% 12% 42% 10% 21% 16% 14% 13% 15% 21% 13% 20% 15% 16% 24% 17% 10% 14% 15% 9% 42% 16% 8% 12% 22% 19% 12% 16% 17% 16%
                                                                         
  Total Party Ideology Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Who's Winning War on Terror U.S. and Allies 36% 67% 15% 28% 62% 25% 20% 22% 39% 34% 49% 48% 44% 28% 27% 41% 27% 49% 30% 31% 29% 50% 39% 30% 37% 25% 25% 48% 44% 24% 42% 57% 32% 35% 28%
Terrorists 31% 12% 47% 33% 16% 33% 49% 20% 32% 31% 29% 29% 31% 34% 30% 30% 33% 28% 33% 36% 33% 28% 24% 35% 35% 18% 38% 17% 34% 34% 28% 20% 32% 31% 37%
Neither 26% 15% 32% 32% 15% 33% 30% 44% 24% 29% 22% 23% 23% 30% 29% 23% 33% 21% 29% 26% 27% 21% 35% 31% 24% 30% 32% 25% 20% 34% 23% 15% 27% 29% 31%
Not Sure 6% 6% 6% 6% 7% 8% 1% 15% 5% 7% 0% 0% 2% 9% 14% 6% 7% 3% 8% 7% 11% 1% 2% 4% 4% 27% 6% 10% 2% 9% 7% 7% 8% 5% 4%
                                                                         
  Total Party Ideology Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
How Important is North Korea Issue to Vote Very Important 40% 41% 46% 30% 43% 35% 43% 48% 40% 40% 33% 47% 31% 41% 43% 39% 43% 43% 38% 52% 46% 39% 33% 27% 40% 24% 40% 45% 35% 42% 43% 44% 41% 36% 40%
Somewhat Important 37% 39% 32% 41% 35% 43% 31% 21% 35% 38% 38% 33% 36% 37% 41% 38% 34% 34% 39% 19% 39% 40% 41% 47% 35% 36% 36% 34% 37% 42% 31% 25% 38% 49% 34%
Not Very Important 16% 16% 12% 20% 18% 15% 14% 20% 18% 14% 12% 8% 26% 18% 10% 17% 14% 15% 16% 15% 9% 15% 21% 23% 15% 25% 13% 15% 19% 14% 15% 26% 14% 8% 16%
Not at All Important 4% 2% 4% 5% 2% 4% 6% 0% 4% 3% 7% 6% 3% 3% 2% 4% 4% 5% 3% 2% 4% 5% 0% 2% 8% 5% 2% 5% 7% 2% 1% 0% 4% 4% 6%
Not Sure 4% 1% 6% 4% 2% 3% 6% 11% 3% 4% 9% 5% 3% 2% 4% 3% 5% 3% 4% 11% 2% 2% 5% 1% 1% 10% 9% 1% 2% 2% 10% 5% 3% 3% 4%