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Ohio Survey of 500 Likely Voters                                                                            
Conducted September 13, 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 DeWine (R) Brown (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
Most Important Issue Economy 31% 26% 45% 13% 14% 41% 39% 42% 21% 37% 43% 32% 30% 31% 43% 34% 34% 24% 29% 28% 36% 28% 32% 20% 30% 39% 39% 21% 20% 37% 44% 23% 35% 24% 30% 37% 25% 33% 31%
Immigration 12% 14% 7% 18% 19% 10% 3% 11% 16% 9% 12% 9% 16% 8% 6% 17% 12% 13% 7% 12% 12% 12% 12% 13% 9% 13% 14% 14% 10% 0% 14% 14% 11% 8% 17% 10% 11% 12% 14%
Corruption 12% 5% 15% 17% 8% 15% 12% 10% 7% 16% 15% 4% 11% 12% 3% 15% 15% 10% 16% 10% 15% 12% 11% 20% 12% 12% 8% 11% 5% 12% 8% 11% 9% 15% 16% 8% 13% 9% 15%
National Security 20% 34% 9% 16% 36% 13% 10% 0% 40% 6% 5% 13% 17% 23% 23% 11% 21% 23% 20% 24% 12% 23% 19% 17% 21% 21% 18% 21% 22% 32% 16% 20% 19% 21% 25% 19% 22% 23% 17%
War in Iraq 15% 9% 18% 20% 10% 15% 23% 0% 8% 22% 9% 4% 14% 16% 9% 8% 8% 20% 20% 16% 13% 12% 16% 13% 15% 10% 13% 13% 30% 17% 15% 17% 13% 21% 4% 10% 20% 15% 11%
Same Sex Marriage 3% 5% 4% 0% 5% 0% 6% 0% 5% 2% 0% 6% 4% 3% 12% 0% 5% 3% 2% 2% 6% 5% 3% 5% 2% 1% 6% 9% 4% 2% 0% 5% 5% 2% 2% 7% 2% 3% 3%
Other 4% 4% 1% 11% 4% 2% 6% 25% 2% 4% 11% 24% 5% 4% 3% 11% 2% 4% 0% 6% 1% 8% 3% 3% 6% 2% 0% 11% 7% 0% 3% 10% 5% 1% 2% 6% 1% 4% 7%
Not Sure 3% 3% 3% 4% 3% 3% 2% 11% 2% 3% 5% 9% 4% 3% 0% 4% 3% 3% 5% 2% 5% 1% 4% 10% 4% 2% 1% 0% 4% 0% 0% 0% 3% 7% 3% 4% 5% 1% 2%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure DeWine (R) Brown (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
Trust--National Security GOP 44% 85% 7% 34% 77% 28% 17% 42% 83% 11% 31% 48% 47% 41% 50% 52% 51% 36% 40% 52% 25% 51% 40% 23% 40% 44% 56% 49% 54% 52% 37% 47% 49% 34% 46% 56% 42% 47% 29%
Dem 47% 10% 84% 46% 17% 59% 76% 33% 11% 81% 38% 25% 44% 50% 45% 39% 48% 51% 47% 39% 63% 42% 49% 65% 46% 47% 44% 38% 41% 33% 48% 41% 46% 51% 46% 37% 49% 45% 54%
Not Sure 10% 5% 9% 20% 7% 13% 7% 25% 6% 8% 31% 27% 10% 10% 5% 8% 1% 13% 13% 9% 12% 7% 11% 12% 14% 9% 1% 12% 5% 15% 15% 12% 5% 15% 8% 7% 8% 8% 16%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure DeWine (R) Brown (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
Trust--Iraq GOP 40% 80% 7% 30% 73% 27% 11% 31% 80% 8% 29% 33% 47% 34% 44% 47% 48% 34% 39% 47% 27% 46% 38% 22% 38% 40% 53% 50% 48% 38% 35% 41% 46% 33% 43% 52% 40% 40% 30%
Dem 50% 12% 86% 53% 18% 60% 85% 33% 11% 87% 43% 25% 45% 54% 53% 47% 49% 53% 43% 43% 64% 48% 51% 58% 45% 57% 47% 44% 44% 45% 61% 51% 48% 51% 45% 42% 49% 47% 62%
Not Sure 10% 8% 7% 18% 9% 12% 3% 37% 9% 5% 28% 41% 7% 12% 3% 5% 4% 13% 18% 10% 9% 6% 11% 20% 16% 3% 1% 6% 8% 17% 4% 8% 6% 17% 12% 6% 11% 12% 8%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure DeWine (R) Brown (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
Trust--Economy GOP 37% 73% 5% 31% 65% 23% 15% 44% 73% 8% 24% 39% 39% 36% 40% 47% 37% 32% 40% 45% 22% 44% 34% 14% 37% 39% 43% 46% 51% 35% 28% 40% 43% 31% 38% 46% 37% 35% 30%
Dem 55% 21% 92% 50% 26% 70% 80% 30% 20% 89% 47% 25% 52% 57% 55% 49% 54% 58% 54% 47% 72% 51% 57% 71% 50% 56% 57% 51% 46% 45% 64% 47% 52% 58% 59% 46% 57% 56% 61%
Not Sure 8% 6% 3% 18% 9% 7% 5% 25% 7% 3% 29% 35% 8% 7% 5% 4% 9% 10% 6% 8% 6% 5% 9% 15% 14% 5% 0% 2% 3% 20% 7% 13% 5% 11% 3% 8% 6% 9% 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 DeWine (R) Brown (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
Trust--Immigration GOP 35% 70% 10% 17% 59% 24% 17% 22% 69% 11% 8% 22% 40% 31% 47% 31% 40% 34% 30% 40% 25% 37% 34% 12% 34% 36% 51% 41% 43% 35% 33% 35% 42% 26% 34% 44% 32% 37% 30%
Dem 46% 14% 75% 53% 20% 59% 71% 21% 16% 74% 53% 32% 41% 51% 39% 55% 46% 46% 45% 41% 59% 46% 46% 68% 38% 47% 40% 43% 47% 36% 50% 49% 43% 46% 50% 42% 47% 45% 52%
Not Sure 18% 15% 15% 29% 21% 17% 12% 57% 15% 15% 39% 47% 18% 18% 15% 14% 14% 20% 25% 20% 16% 16% 19% 20% 28% 17% 10% 16% 10% 29% 16% 16% 15% 27% 16% 14% 22% 18% 18%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure DeWine (R) Brown (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
Trust--Taxes GOP 36% 74% 5% 23% 69% 19% 12% 25% 72% 7% 27% 34% 42% 30% 38% 45% 39% 30% 37% 43% 21% 43% 32% 14% 34% 34% 41% 55% 51% 31% 28% 36% 42% 30% 37% 49% 34% 36% 25%
Dem 51% 14% 89% 49% 19% 68% 78% 21% 16% 85% 44% 22% 46% 55% 47% 47% 53% 53% 51% 43% 68% 48% 53% 67% 44% 53% 55% 45% 41% 47% 57% 44% 50% 55% 50% 38% 53% 50% 62%
Not Sure 13% 11% 6% 28% 13% 12% 10% 53% 12% 9% 29% 44% 11% 14% 15% 8% 8% 17% 11% 14% 11% 9% 15% 19% 23% 13% 4% 0% 8% 22% 15% 19% 8% 16% 13% 13% 12% 13% 13%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure DeWine (R) Brown (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
War in Iraq Part of War on Terror 47% 80% 21% 37% 78% 34% 20% 54% 77% 19% 62% 58% 49% 46% 50% 57% 56% 40% 45% 52% 37% 52% 45% 32% 42% 50% 67% 54% 46% 46% 47% 44% 52% 43% 46% 64% 47% 45% 33%
Distraction from War on Terror 45% 15% 68% 56% 13% 59% 73% 35% 14% 75% 20% 35% 45% 44% 47% 35% 40% 53% 36% 41% 53% 42% 46% 47% 48% 44% 32% 39% 54% 35% 48% 53% 43% 43% 42% 31% 42% 45% 63%
Not Sure 8% 5% 11% 8% 9% 8% 7% 11% 9% 6% 19% 7% 6% 9% 3% 8% 4% 8% 18% 7% 10% 7% 9% 21% 10% 5% 1% 7% 0% 19% 5% 3% 5% 14% 12% 4% 12% 11% 4%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure DeWine (R) Brown (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
More Important Political Party 12% 10% 13% 13% 9% 8% 21% 2% 12% 14% 0% 0% 11% 12% 14% 11% 15% 10% 11% 12% 12% 11% 12% 12% 7% 10% 7% 15% 14% 23% 16% 8% 10% 6% 26% 12% 9% 19% 8%
Personal Character 83% 87% 80% 81% 86% 90% 70% 73% 86% 80% 96% 75% 81% 85% 82% 87% 76% 83% 84% 83% 82% 84% 82% 77% 86% 83% 93% 80% 86% 69% 83% 84% 87% 82% 73% 80% 88% 77% 84%
Not Sure 5% 3% 7% 6% 4% 2% 9% 25% 2% 6% 4% 25% 8% 3% 3% 2% 9% 7% 5% 5% 6% 5% 6% 10% 7% 7% 0% 5% 0% 9% 2% 8% 3% 11% 1% 8% 3% 4% 8%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure DeWine (R) Brown (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
Discuss Politics and Current Events Rarely or Never 8% 7% 10% 8% 7% 10% 8% 0% 9% 7% 7% 12% 9% 7% 8% 2% 10% 9% 12% 6% 12% 6% 9% 23% 12% 3% 1% 4% 0% 15% 3% 3% 6% 9% 19% 9% 10% 7% 5%
Occasionally 22% 21% 22% 23% 23% 21% 19% 34% 23% 18% 38% 25% 18% 25% 23% 15% 18% 23% 29% 20% 26% 18% 24% 30% 23% 19% 26% 14% 22% 18% 22% 18% 19% 28% 20% 28% 20% 22% 17%
Once a Week 22% 23% 21% 24% 26% 22% 19% 11% 25% 21% 19% 16% 19% 25% 21% 37% 26% 16% 21% 24% 19% 24% 22% 17% 21% 28% 24% 22% 16% 41% 25% 19% 28% 20% 14% 24% 20% 22% 24%
Several Times a Week 30% 27% 32% 30% 25% 29% 35% 55% 24% 35% 23% 34% 32% 28% 35% 31% 34% 29% 22% 31% 28% 36% 27% 25% 32% 29% 31% 39% 30% 6% 33% 34% 30% 24% 32% 25% 30% 27% 37%
Every Day 18% 22% 15% 16% 19% 18% 18% 0% 18% 19% 14% 11% 22% 14% 13% 15% 13% 24% 14% 19% 15% 17% 19% 5% 13% 20% 17% 22% 33% 19% 17% 26% 16% 18% 15% 14% 19% 22% 16%
Not Sure 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 1% 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 DeWine (R) Brown (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
Ever Met your Rep in Congress Yes 27% 30% 28% 19% 23% 32% 28% 17% 27% 29% 16% 22% 27% 27% 20% 18% 27% 33% 26% 28% 25% 22% 30% 19% 21% 27% 30% 40% 34% 27% 45% 31% 23% 28% 20% 26% 31% 28% 20%
No 69% 66% 67% 77% 75% 63% 69% 44% 70% 68% 79% 55% 68% 69% 80% 82% 68% 61% 66% 67% 72% 76% 65% 74% 73% 70% 66% 53% 66% 70% 51% 62% 75% 65% 77% 68% 64% 69% 77%
Not Sure 4% 4% 5% 4% 2% 5% 3% 39% 4% 3% 5% 23% 4% 4% 0% 0% 5% 6% 8% 5% 3% 2% 5% 7% 6% 3% 4% 6% 1% 3% 4% 6% 3% 7% 2% 6% 5% 3% 3%