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Rhode Island Survey of 500 Likely Voters                                                                          
Conducted October 19, 2006 by Rasmussen Reports                                                                      
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Chafee (R) Whitehouse (D) Other 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 41% 42% 44% 39% 45% 43% 35% 38% 41% 44% 28% 21% 51% 32% 35% 39% 26% 49% 43% 42% 40% 38% 43% 41% 44% 37% 48% 45% 41% 23% 30% 55% 39% 39% 40% 42% 47% 40% 39%
Somewhat Closely 36% 30% 36% 38% 34% 33% 42% 0% 33% 34% 59% 60% 36% 36% 29% 31% 46% 35% 39% 36% 35% 34% 37% 38% 29% 37% 28% 33% 46% 33% 46% 29% 36% 39% 30% 28% 35% 35% 39%
Not Very Closely 17% 22% 16% 15% 14% 19% 16% 62% 18% 16% 13% 19% 10% 24% 29% 15% 20% 14% 16% 16% 19% 18% 16% 7% 18% 25% 16% 19% 13% 23% 20% 9% 18% 17% 23% 26% 14% 18% 14%
Not at All 6% 5% 4% 7% 6% 4% 8% 0% 7% 5% 0% 0% 3% 8% 6% 14% 6% 3% 1% 5% 6% 11% 3% 14% 6% 2% 8% 4% 0% 19% 4% 6% 7% 4% 4% 4% 4% 6% 7%
Not Sure 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 3% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 1% 3% 0% 0% 1% 1%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Chafee (R) Whitehouse (D) Other 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 7% 14% 3% 6% 15% 4% 2% 0% 10% 3% 23% 0% 11% 2% 12% 8% 6% 5% 5% 8% 4% 8% 6% 19% 8% 4% 4% 6% 3% 2% 16% 5% 7% 4% 6% 17% 8% 6% 4%
Good 14% 32% 11% 9% 26% 9% 10% 0% 25% 5% 14% 13% 15% 13% 15% 18% 12% 11% 16% 16% 10% 14% 14% 10% 9% 12% 7% 18% 22% 15% 11% 20% 13% 13% 13% 20% 15% 15% 8%
Fair 27% 36% 21% 28% 29% 28% 25% 0% 30% 24% 25% 40% 26% 29% 29% 23% 30% 25% 34% 28% 25% 28% 27% 17% 27% 31% 24% 30% 34% 29% 14% 24% 33% 29% 23% 31% 28% 26% 28%
Poor 46% 16% 60% 50% 26% 54% 53% 0% 29% 63% 38% 34% 47% 46% 37% 40% 47% 54% 41% 43% 54% 40% 50% 47% 52% 51% 52% 44% 38% 27% 51% 51% 41% 47% 48% 32% 41% 48% 51%
Not Sure 6% 3% 6% 8% 3% 4% 10% 100% 6% 6% 0% 12% 2% 10% 6% 11% 6% 4% 4% 5% 7% 10% 4% 7% 5% 1% 13% 2% 3% 27% 7% 1% 7% 6% 10% 0% 9% 4% 9%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Chafee (R) Whitehouse (D) Other 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 25% 6% 49% 17% 9% 27% 37% 0% 7% 41% 0% 30% 25% 25% 31% 22% 16% 28% 25% 22% 32% 18% 29% 44% 21% 25% 29% 22% 19% 15% 34% 24% 21% 30% 17% 30% 16% 25% 30%
Worse 17% 37% 5% 16% 38% 10% 7% 0% 29% 4% 59% 15% 24% 10% 15% 16% 20% 18% 14% 19% 12% 17% 17% 13% 14% 20% 13% 27% 14% 19% 14% 22% 16% 14% 16% 39% 18% 18% 6%
About the Same 48% 51% 36% 54% 46% 52% 42% 38% 54% 43% 41% 43% 44% 51% 43% 47% 53% 43% 57% 48% 46% 47% 48% 37% 54% 49% 40% 43% 56% 41% 40% 48% 48% 47% 54% 28% 53% 47% 53%
Not Sure 11% 6% 10% 13% 6% 11% 13% 62% 11% 11% 0% 12% 7% 14% 11% 15% 11% 11% 4% 11% 10% 18% 7% 6% 10% 6% 18% 8% 11% 25% 12% 6% 14% 9% 13% 4% 13% 11% 12%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Chafee (R) Whitehouse (D) Other 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% 18% 13% 12% 20% 7% 17% 0% 15% 12% 27% 9% 14% 13% 12% 19% 15% 13% 10% 16% 9% 13% 14% 17% 10% 11% 10% 10% 16% 9% 19% 19% 13% 4% 25% 25% 13% 11% 17%
Somewhat common 29% 32% 26% 30% 27% 32% 26% 0% 25% 33% 28% 28% 26% 32% 43% 31% 31% 24% 28% 29% 29% 34% 26% 25% 37% 27% 26% 49% 21% 10% 29% 32% 33% 23% 23% 48% 25% 31% 21%
Not very common 33% 32% 34% 32% 38% 35% 25% 0% 36% 30% 37% 21% 39% 27% 26% 28% 32% 34% 39% 33% 31% 29% 35% 33% 31% 36% 37% 21% 40% 33% 28% 35% 32% 39% 18% 22% 40% 33% 30%
Not at All common 7% 6% 10% 5% 6% 8% 5% 0% 7% 7% 0% 2% 7% 6% 0% 2% 7% 11% 7% 6% 9% 4% 8% 2% 9% 7% 12% 4% 7% 4% 4% 4% 5% 11% 10% 4% 6% 6% 9%
Not Sure 18% 12% 18% 21% 8% 18% 26% 100% 17% 18% 8% 40% 14% 22% 18% 21% 16% 18% 16% 16% 22% 20% 17% 22% 14% 20% 15% 15% 16% 43% 19% 10% 18% 22% 24% 1% 17% 19% 24%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Chafee (R) Whitehouse (D) Other 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 11% 13% 16% 6% 17% 9% 8% 0% 4% 16% 12% 11% 9% 13% 13% 9% 9% 11% 11% 11% 11% 13% 10% 33% 5% 4% 4% 19% 7% 4% 14% 9% 5% 11% 30% 8% 13% 12% 9%
Somewhat Important 15% 6% 21% 14% 5% 19% 16% 0% 10% 19% 14% 11% 12% 17% 0% 13% 8% 18% 23% 15% 13% 10% 17% 8% 23% 13% 21% 10% 11% 13% 2% 10% 14% 24% 14% 11% 12% 17% 14%
Not Very Important 38% 37% 36% 39% 33% 37% 44% 0% 36% 40% 20% 46% 40% 36% 41% 41% 43% 34% 37% 35% 43% 35% 39% 32% 44% 40% 39% 36% 38% 25% 43% 40% 41% 35% 24% 46% 40% 33% 44%
Not at All Important 34% 39% 25% 37% 43% 31% 29% 62% 46% 23% 40% 30% 38% 29% 31% 35% 39% 36% 24% 36% 27% 36% 32% 22% 27% 39% 35% 35% 45% 36% 35% 41% 38% 25% 25% 33% 33% 36% 29%
Not Sure 3% 5% 2% 3% 2% 4% 3% 38% 4% 2% 14% 2% 2% 4% 15% 2% 2% 1% 5% 2% 6% 6% 2% 6% 1% 5% 2% 0% 0% 22% 6% 0% 1% 5% 8% 2% 2% 3% 5%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Chafee (R) Whitehouse (D) Other 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 63% 67% 59% 64% 67% 64% 57% 100% 64% 65% 60% 31% 74% 52% 68% 59% 55% 65% 66% 65% 58% 60% 64% 79% 69% 64% 59% 64% 59% 35% 50% 75% 62% 62% 58% 70% 67% 60% 63%
Somewhat Closely 29% 27% 32% 28% 27% 28% 33% 0% 29% 26% 30% 59% 23% 35% 12% 32% 30% 31% 30% 30% 26% 27% 30% 10% 23% 24% 31% 33% 40% 38% 44% 20% 29% 30% 28% 18% 27% 31% 28%
Not Very Closely 7% 4% 10% 6% 4% 8% 8% 0% 6% 7% 10% 11% 2% 11% 20% 2% 15% 4% 5% 3% 15% 9% 6% 11% 8% 12% 2% 3% 0% 27% 5% 5% 7% 8% 11% 12% 3% 7% 9%
Not at All 1% 2% 0% 2% 2% 1% 2% 0% 2% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0% 6% 0% 1% 0% 2% 1% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 8% 0% 1% 0% 2% 0% 2% 0% 4% 0% 2% 2% 0%
Not Sure 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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Chafee (R) Whitehouse (D) Other 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 13% 35% 8% 8% 32% 9% 4% 0% 26% 3% 23% 9% 20% 7% 12% 18% 11% 11% 15% 17% 5% 17% 11% 29% 13% 6% 13% 10% 15% 20% 14% 11% 15% 14% 9% 26% 20% 13% 6%
Good 20% 33% 9% 22% 35% 17% 12% 0% 31% 13% 12% 16% 22% 19% 19% 12% 23% 20% 29% 21% 19% 15% 23% 12% 18% 17% 21% 30% 20% 16% 19% 20% 17% 23% 24% 27% 19% 24% 12%
Fair 26% 22% 24% 30% 18% 34% 22% 62% 21% 30% 36% 24% 21% 32% 31% 22% 27% 28% 25% 27% 25% 26% 27% 20% 26% 27% 24% 32% 27% 32% 17% 28% 26% 31% 22% 11% 32% 27% 26%
Poor 36% 7% 56% 35% 14% 37% 55% 0% 18% 50% 29% 44% 37% 36% 32% 41% 34% 39% 27% 33% 43% 36% 36% 33% 42% 48% 31% 28% 36% 20% 46% 36% 39% 26% 41% 36% 23% 34% 52%
Not Sure 4% 3% 2% 5% 2% 3% 7% 38% 4% 4% 0% 7% 1% 7% 6% 6% 5% 2% 3% 2% 8% 7% 2% 7% 1% 2% 10% 0% 2% 11% 5% 4% 2% 5% 4% 0% 6% 3% 5%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Chafee (R) Whitehouse (D) Other 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 25% 48% 20% 18% 47% 19% 14% 0% 31% 16% 74% 27% 28% 21% 37% 37% 22% 19% 16% 27% 19% 31% 21% 36% 20% 26% 19% 28% 17% 39% 31% 18% 30% 20% 24% 24% 37% 26% 11%
Entirely separate 65% 39% 72% 72% 43% 71% 78% 100% 57% 75% 16% 68% 65% 66% 56% 57% 69% 72% 64% 64% 69% 59% 69% 53% 66% 59% 71% 68% 78% 51% 64% 76% 62% 64% 62% 63% 54% 63% 82%
Not Sure 10% 13% 8% 10% 11% 11% 8% 0% 13% 8% 10% 5% 7% 13% 8% 6% 9% 9% 19% 9% 12% 10% 10% 12% 14% 15% 10% 4% 5% 9% 5% 6% 8% 16% 14% 12% 10% 11% 7%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Chafee (R) Whitehouse (D) Other 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 27% 63% 11% 23% 59% 20% 10% 0% 48% 10% 46% 15% 38% 18% 30% 31% 32% 23% 28% 30% 22% 29% 27% 39% 30% 21% 32% 25% 28% 20% 42% 27% 30% 21% 20% 54% 34% 26% 16%
Terrorists 39% 13% 52% 41% 16% 47% 47% 0% 28% 49% 38% 33% 33% 44% 36% 40% 43% 44% 24% 40% 36% 40% 38% 20% 39% 42% 45% 41% 44% 21% 22% 54% 44% 30% 34% 21% 33% 39% 50%
Neither 27% 20% 29% 29% 21% 26% 34% 62% 20% 33% 13% 43% 23% 31% 34% 24% 23% 26% 33% 25% 32% 27% 27% 27% 25% 29% 16% 27% 28% 53% 34% 18% 24% 34% 32% 19% 28% 26% 32%
Not Sure 7% 5% 8% 6% 4% 7% 9% 38% 4% 8% 3% 9% 6% 7% 0% 5% 2% 7% 15% 5% 9% 4% 8% 15% 6% 8% 7% 7% 0% 7% 2% 1% 3% 14% 14% 6% 4% 9% 3%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Chafee (R) Whitehouse (D) Other 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 38% 38% 45% 33% 46% 36% 34% 0% 35% 42% 12% 30% 39% 37% 48% 40% 34% 33% 42% 36% 42% 34% 40% 58% 34% 35% 26% 45% 30% 36% 44% 37% 32% 38% 53% 33% 39% 38% 38%
Somewhat Important 41% 46% 38% 41% 36% 44% 43% 0% 43% 38% 59% 54% 38% 44% 27% 43% 44% 46% 35% 43% 38% 41% 42% 27% 49% 44% 46% 38% 46% 31% 41% 46% 43% 40% 31% 31% 42% 47% 32%
Not Very Important 15% 12% 13% 18% 12% 16% 18% 0% 16% 16% 5% 14% 16% 14% 25% 9% 15% 15% 17% 15% 15% 19% 13% 5% 16% 17% 15% 13% 19% 27% 13% 12% 17% 17% 13% 33% 14% 10% 23%
Not at All Important 4% 2% 3% 5% 6% 2% 4% 0% 5% 2% 23% 0% 6% 2% 0% 4% 6% 5% 2% 4% 3% 5% 3% 6% 1% 4% 7% 2% 5% 6% 2% 5% 6% 2%