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Pennsylvania Survey of 500 Likely Voters                                                
Conducted October 16, 2006 by Rasmussen Reports                                            
                                                       
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Income
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Santorum (R) Casey (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure
Follow Foley Story Very Closely 49% 51% 53% 32% 53% 50% 42% 42% 47% 50% 47% 70% 56% 41% 29% 34% 52% 59% 50% 40% 43% 54% 53% 62% 49% 40%
Somewhat Closely 35% 32% 34% 42% 34% 37% 34% 0% 29% 41% 18% 30% 28% 42% 9% 49% 34% 30% 35% 48% 38% 33% 32% 24% 37% 31%
Not Very Closely 13% 13% 10% 21% 10% 11% 21% 0% 19% 8% 32% 0% 14% 12% 43% 13% 13% 10% 11% 12% 14% 13% 13% 6% 13% 18%
Not at All 3% 2% 3% 5% 3% 2% 1% 58% 6% 1% 3% 0% 2% 3% 10% 4% 1% 1% 3% 1% 5% 0% 2% 9% 0% 2%
Not Sure 1% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 9% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 9%
                                                       
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Income
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Santorum (R) Casey (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure
GOP Leaders Handling of Foley Situation Excellent 12% 25% 3% 6% 22% 9% 3% 7% 28% 2% 0% 0% 16% 9% 0% 12% 10% 16% 10% 15% 10% 18% 2% 14% 9% 13%
Good 15% 31% 6% 4% 31% 7% 5% 0% 31% 3% 28% 0% 19% 11% 9% 7% 19% 18% 19% 9% 14% 16% 9% 18% 22% 10%
Fair 18% 24% 15% 9% 13% 27% 14% 0% 25% 12% 17% 30% 11% 25% 42% 9% 20% 15% 24% 20% 11% 14% 24% 20% 20% 40%
Poor 50% 15% 72% 79% 30% 54% 72% 93% 11% 80% 40% 70% 53% 48% 39% 71% 47% 46% 40% 50% 59% 49% 63% 44% 48% 28%
Not Sure 4% 6% 3% 2% 4% 3% 6% 0% 4% 3% 15% 0% 1% 7% 9% 0% 3% 5% 7% 6% 5% 4% 2% 5% 0% 9%
                                                       
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Income
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Santorum (R) Casey (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure
If Foley was Dem, Would Dem Leaders Have Done Better 27% 6% 40% 41% 12% 25% 51% 35% 6% 44% 21% 0% 32% 22% 38% 41% 19% 22% 22% 22% 38% 20% 28% 24% 26% 17%
Worse 20% 40% 9% 2% 36% 13% 7% 7% 42% 4% 20% 0% 27% 13% 10% 15% 33% 21% 17% 8% 17% 31% 6% 19% 24% 27%
About the Same 45% 48% 42% 46% 46% 56% 29% 58% 48% 43% 31% 64% 36% 54% 42% 40% 43% 47% 51% 68% 40% 40% 43% 49% 49% 36%
Not Sure 8% 6% 8% 11% 6% 6% 13% 0% 3% 9% 28% 36% 5% 11% 9% 4% 6% 9% 10% 2% 4% 9% 22% 8% 1% 20%
                                                       
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Income
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Santorum (R) Casey (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure
Congress Having Inappropriate Staff Relationship Very common 8% 5% 9% 11% 9% 6% 10% 0% 10% 6% 11% 25% 6% 9% 29% 0% 19% 5% 6% 10% 6% 7% 12% 2% 10% 7%
Somewhat common 33% 29% 34% 44% 26% 41% 36% 0% 30% 38% 14% 11% 36% 30% 10% 33% 29% 41% 30% 45% 50% 27% 25% 29% 19% 31%
Not very common 37% 41% 38% 26% 43% 35% 33% 0% 39% 34% 68% 39% 37% 37% 52% 52% 29% 28% 38% 32% 27% 47% 27% 39% 47% 36%
Not at All common 7% 8% 6% 11% 8% 9% 5% 0% 7% 8% 0% 0% 10% 5% 0% 9% 6% 8% 6% 3% 4% 3% 22% 2% 14% 7%
Not Sure 14% 18% 14% 8% 14% 10% 15% 100% 15% 14% 7% 25% 10% 18% 9% 6% 18% 17% 19% 11% 13% 16% 13% 27% 10% 19%
                                                       
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Income
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Santorum (R) Casey (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure
How Important is Foley Issue to Vote Very Important 18% 9% 27% 16% 17% 19% 17% 35% 10% 24% 22% 35% 12% 24% 10% 22% 16% 15% 24% 51% 30% 15% 6% 2% 1% 23%
Somewhat Important 20% 18% 23% 16% 18% 23% 18% 0% 11% 25% 27% 45% 24% 16% 9% 18% 21% 20% 25% 8% 22% 19% 47% 28% 10% 7%
Not Very Important 30% 38% 24% 28% 34% 26% 32% 0% 35% 27% 48% 5% 31% 29% 10% 35% 26% 34% 27% 20% 27% 41% 20% 47% 28% 22%
Not at All Important 29% 33% 23% 38% 27% 31% 29% 65% 42% 22% 0% 14% 32% 27% 62% 26% 37% 30% 17% 18% 20% 22% 23% 23% 61% 36%
Not Sure 2% 3% 2% 1% 3% 1% 3% 0% 3% 2% 3% 0% 1% 4% 9% 0% 0% 1% 7% 3% 1% 3% 4% 0% 0% 11%
                                                       
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Income
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Santorum (R) Casey (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure
Stories About North Korea Nuclear Test Very Closely 63% 68% 66% 48% 69% 56% 66% 42% 70% 58% 60% 70% 72% 55% 58% 55% 66% 71% 61% 52% 68% 67% 63% 66% 67% 49%
Somewhat Closely 30% 26% 29% 39% 26% 33% 30% 58% 25% 34% 16% 30% 23% 36% 24% 41% 25% 24% 31% 37% 26% 29% 37% 30% 22% 34%
Not Very Closely 6% 5% 5% 13% 5% 11% 2% 0% 4% 7% 25% 0% 5% 8% 9% 4% 8% 5% 9% 11% 6% 4% 0% 4% 11% 7%
Not at All 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not Sure 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 9% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 9%
                                                       
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Income
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Santorum (R) Casey (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure
Bush Admin Response to North Korea Excellent 19% 41% 5% 4% 34% 15% 4% 7% 42% 4% 0% 0% 18% 20% 9% 17% 22% 23% 16% 13% 19% 19% 10% 19% 22% 22%
Good 22% 34% 15% 12% 31% 21% 13% 0% 34% 11% 45% 41% 25% 19% 9% 14% 28% 25% 27% 14% 23% 33% 13% 17% 21% 20%
Fair 31% 18% 35% 51% 18% 38% 37% 93% 16% 41% 36% 59% 34% 28% 35% 45% 21% 26% 30% 35% 35% 27% 45% 40% 20% 26%
Poor 26% 4% 43% 32% 15% 26% 42% 0% 6% 42% 19% 0% 22% 29% 38% 24% 27% 24% 26% 37% 20% 18% 32% 23% 37% 23%
Not Sure 2% 2% 2% 0% 2% 0% 3% 0% 2% 2% 0% 0% 0% 3% 9% 0% 1% 2% 2% 1% 2% 3% 0% 0% 0% 9%
                                                       
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Income
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Santorum (R) Casey (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure
Situation with North Korea Part of War on Terror 20% 29% 17% 6% 32% 13% 11% 7% 29% 12% 38% 0% 19% 20% 28% 24% 18% 16% 21% 30% 17% 21% 7% 15% 21% 18%
Entirely separate 69% 59% 73% 84% 58% 74% 80% 58% 61% 76% 55% 75% 72% 66% 52% 70% 71% 71% 67% 60% 70% 72% 77% 78% 69% 58%
Not Sure 11% 13% 11% 10% 10% 14% 9% 35% 10% 12% 7% 25% 9% 14% 20% 6% 12% 13% 13% 11% 13% 7% 16% 7% 10% 24%
                                                       
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Income
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Santorum (R) Casey (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure
Who's Winning War on Terror U.S. and Allies 32% 62% 15% 6% 52% 26% 14% 0% 63% 10% 28% 14% 41% 24% 9% 32% 36% 38% 27% 22% 33% 34% 9% 44% 38% 30%
Terrorists 36% 12% 48% 60% 22% 40% 49% 58% 12% 54% 11% 59% 41% 30% 30% 40% 40% 31% 36% 26% 44% 37% 49% 36% 25% 31%
Neither 28% 20% 33% 31% 21% 29% 34% 35% 21% 32% 61% 5% 16% 39% 51% 28% 24% 27% 24% 46% 20% 24% 36% 18% 35% 24%
Not Sure 4% 6% 4% 2% 5% 5% 3% 7% 5% 4% 0% 22% 2% 7% 9% 0% 0% 4% 13% 6% 3% 5% 5% 2% 2% 15%
                                                       
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Income
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Santorum (R) Casey (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure
How Important is North Korea Issue to Vote Very Important 40% 41% 40% 36% 44% 36% 35% 100% 44% 35% 39% 81% 34% 45% 37% 47% 39% 31% 50% 52% 41% 43% 13% 51% 32% 43%
Somewhat Important 34% 41% 35% 16% 41% 35% 26% 0% 38% 32% 47% 5% 32% 36% 38% 12% 43% 45% 31% 21% 34% 34% 52% 28% 36% 35%
Not Very Important 18% 12% 17% 38% 9% 21% 30% 0% 12% 24% 11% 14% 27% 10% 25% 23% 16% 17% 15% 21% 15% 18% 14% 22% 24% 15%
Not at All Important 7% 4% 7% 11% 3% 8% 10% 0% 4% 9% 0% 0% 6% 7% 0% 18% 1% 5% 2% 2% 8% 3% 21% 0% 8% 4%
Not Sure 1% 2% 1% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 3% 0% 1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 2% 2% 3% 1% 2% 0% 0% 0% 4%