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Daily Snapshot--Tuesday, October 5

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Welcome to the Rasmussen Reports Daily Snapshot. This page is updated at least twice daily. Questions or comments?

Senate: In Florida, Castor (D) leads Martinez (R). In North Carolina, Burr (R) passes Bowles (D). State Polls: New Jersey, Kerry + 4, California, Kerry + 11. Later today... new data on Florida and NC Senate races.

VP Debate: Last night, we asked basic questions about Cheney and Edwards.

Daily Tracking Polls: Tracking Polls for Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Pennsylvania have been updated for Tuesday. Next update, Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. Eastern.

Rasmussen Reports Top-Lines (3-Day Rolling Average)
  5-Oct 4-Oct 3-Oct 2-Oct 1-Oct 30-Sep 29-Sep 28-Sep 27-Sep
Bush 47.9% 48.6% 49.0% 48.6% 48.7% 48.5% 49.1% 47.9% 47.8%
Kerry 47.0% 46.1% 45.4% 45.6% 45.3% 46.1% 45.3% 46.3% 46.1%

Archives:  Review Daily Snapshot for yesterday, October 3, October 2October 1,September.

Tuesday, October 05, 2004   Tuesday, October 05, 2004
3-Day Rolling Average   3-Day Rolling Average
Ballot National 16-State   Ballot GOP Dem Other
Bush 47.9% 47.2%   Bush 86.3% 16.4% 41.4%
Kerry 47.0% 48.0%   Kerry 11.7% 79.8% 46.9%
               
Ballot (with Leaners)              
Bush 48.9% 48.2%   Bush Fav 88.1% 21.7% 45.3%
Kerry 47.8% 48.5%   Unfavorable 11.6% 76.5% 53.3%
               
Bush Fav 51.6% 50.4%   Kerry Fav 16.0% 83.4% 52.5%
Unfavorable 47.2% 48.1%   Unfavorable 82.8% 15.5% 44.6%
               
Kerry Fav 51.4% 52.7%   Right Track 72.8% 18.1% 35.4%
Unfavorable 47.1% 46.1%   Wrong 23.7% 77.4% 59.4%
               
Right Track 42.3% 40.5%   Interest  7.7 7.6 7.3
Wrong 53.4% 55.9%          
               
Certain-Bush 90.0% 91.8%          
Certain-Kerry 85.6% 86.6%          
               
Interest  7.6 7.6          

NOTE: "Interest" refers to interest in the Presidential campaign. We ask people to rate how closely they are following the race on a scale from 0 to 9 (with nine meaning they are following the race closely every day). The numbers are presented as an average.

"Certain-Bush" and "Certain-Kerry" refers to the percent of voters for each candidate who are certain of how they will vote.

Rasmussen Reports Selected Data
16-States, 7-Day Rolling Average
  5-Oct 4-Oct 3-Oct 2-Oct 1-Oct 30-Sep 29-Sep 28-Sep 27-Sep 26-Sep
Bush 48.3% 48.2% 48.5% 48.1% 48.4% 47.3% 47.5% 47.0% 47.4% 47.3%
Kerry 46.4% 46.2% 45.6% 46.0% 45.7% 46.8% 46.9% 47.0% 46.6% 46.8%
                     
Bush Fav 52.7% 53.1% 53.4% 53.2% 52.7% 52.4% 52.3% 52.0% 52.2% 52.3%
Unfav 46.2% 45.8% 45.5% 45.8% 46.1% 46.4% 46.6% 46.7% 46.6% 46.6%
                     
Kerry Fav 50.2% 49.9% 49.2% 49.3% 49.2% 49.8% 49.9% 50.0% 49.7% 49.8%
Unfav 48.2% 48.4% 49.0% 49.2% 48.9% 48.7% 48.6% 48.0% 48.3% 48.3%
                     
Right Track 42.0% 42.3% 42.1% 42.2% 41.1% 42.0% 42.0% 41.4% 41.2% 41.9%
Wrong 54.1% 53.9% 54.0% 54.0% 54.8% 54.6% 54.7% 55.4% 55.2% 54.6%
                     
Bush Approve 52.6% 52.8% 53.6% 53.3% 52.8% 52.1% 52.2% 52.0% 51.7% 51.3%
Disapprove 46.9% 46.7% 46.0% 46.3% 46.7% 47.6% 47.5% 47.6% 47.9% 48.2%

The "16-States" are Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Missouri, Wisconsin, Arizona, Minnesota, Oregon, Iowa, Arkansas, Nevada, New Mexico, West Virginia, Maine, and New Hampshire

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