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Election 2004 Summary

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February-March 2005

45% Believe Michael Jackson is Guilty

Misconceptions Hurt Personal Retirement Accounts in Polls

Most say News Reporters Fail to Keep their opinions out of the news

28% Favor Leaving Social Security Unchanged

Most Fear Hollywood Impact on Moral Standards

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Immigration Issues

Election 2006: Washington Senate

Rossi 47% Cantwell 44%

37% Have Favorable Opinion of U.N.

47% Say U.S. and Allies Winning War on Terror

Hillary 47% Condi 40%

Americans Growing More Hopeful on Iraq

GOP Generation--2004 Edition

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Views on Syria and Iran

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Social Security Update

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Movies, Culture, and Politics

January 2005

January 31--3-Day Data Bank

January 31--7 Day Data Bank

45% Have Favorable Opinion of Rice

35% Say US Economy Still in Recession

42% Say Finances Will Improve In 2nd Bush Term

Nearly Half of US Workforce Ill-prepared for Retirement

34% Believe UN Should Lead Tsunami Relief Efforts

GOP Generation--2004 Edition

68% Saw Investment Gains in 2004

42% Say USA's Best Days Still to Come

Most Support Social Security Reform

59% Expect 2005 to Be a Good Year

December 2004

Most Say Those Who Move to USA Should Adopt our Cultural Heritage

Pro-Choice Voters Divided on Same-Sex Marriage

Hillary Trails Generic GOP Candidate by 7 Points

42% of Dems Name Hillary Strongest Candidate for 2008

28% of Liberal Voters Believe Dean Would Have Defeated Bush.

57% Have Unfavorable Opinion of France...

November 18, 2004

53% Want Rice Confirmed as Secretary of State, 29% Don't

November 16, 2004

57% Have Unfavorable Opinion of France

November 15, 2004

 52% Say U.S. Winning War on Terror 

November 9, 2004

Most Voters Pray Daily

November 8, 2004

Pro-Choice Voters Divided on Same-Sex Marriage

50% Say U.S. and Allies Winning War on Terror

Most Cultural Issues Voters are Under 40

November 7, 2004

Most Support Social Security Reform

November 2, 2004

FINAL PROJECTION:

Bush   50.2%

Kerry 48.5%

Other   1.3%

38% Rate Economy Good or Excellent

Viewers Guide to Election Night 2004

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Daily Tracking Updates for FL, MI, MN, OH, PA

Election 2004: Month-by-Month Review

Issue Preference by voters

October 31, 2004

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New Jersey, North Carolina, Missouri, Maryland, Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, and New York

October 29. 2004

Florida:

Bush 50% Kerry 45%

Final Election 2004 Voter Preference Update:

Voters Prefer Bush for War on Terror, Evenly divided on Preference for Economy

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October 28, 2004

Electoral College:

Bush 222 Kerry 203

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Daily Tracking Updates for FL, MI, MN, OH, PA

16-Battleground States:

Bush 48.0% Kerry 47.5%

South Dakota Senate:

Thune 49% Daschle 46%

October 27, 2004

Arizona: Bush 50% Kerry 45% Badnarik 3%

New Mexico: Bush 48% Kerry 44% Nader 2% Badnarik 1%

Nevada:

Bush 49% Kerry 47% Nader 2%

On Iraq, 45% Say Bush Good or Excellent, 43% Say Poor

On Economy, 43% say Bush Good or Excellent, 42% Say Poor

Generation Jones Women are Swing Voters

October 26, 2004

Ohio: Bush 50% Kerry 46%

76% Think We'll Know Winner on Election Night

Late Deciding Voters Prefer Bush

Bush 52% Favorable

Kerry 51% Favorable

October 25, 2004

Florida: Bush 48% Kerry 48%

Number Saying US Winning War on Terror Falls Below 50%

49% Say Bush Better Leader, 41% Name Kerry

October 24, 2004

Electoral College:

Bush 222 Kerry 207

Michigan:

Kerry 51% Bush 46%

Iowa:

Bush 48% Kerry 46%

Pennsylvania: Kerry 49% Bush 46%

Just 13% Favor Military Draft

Full Week Tracking Poll

October 23, 2004

Missouri: Bush 50% Kerry 45%

Senate Overview: Prospects Improve for GOP

Oklahoma:

Coburn 48% Carson 43%

North Carolina:

Burr 49% Bowles 45%

43% Say Country Going in Right Direction

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October 21, 2004

Washington:

Kerry 52% Bush 44%

Colorado Senate:

Coors 49% Salazar 48%

16-Battleground States:

Bush 48% Kerry 48%, Same as Election 2000

39% Say U.S. in Recession

Number Saying Bush Conservative and Kerry Liberal Near Highest Level of 2004

October 19, 2004

Ohio:

Bush 47% Kerry 47%

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Daily Tracking Updates for FL, MI, MN, OH, PA

58% Worried About Repeat of Florida-style Election Mess

Bush 53% Favorable

Kerry 50% Favorable

October 18, 2004

Minnesota: Kerry 47% Bush 47%

45% Say Their Taxes Will Go Up With a Kerry Victory

51% Say US Winning War on Terror...

50% Say Bush Better Leader, 40% Name Kerry

October 17, 2004

Wisconsin Senate: Feingold Up by 10

Full Week Tracking Poll

October 16, 2004

Wisconsin:

Kerry 48% Bush 47%

October 15, 2004

Electoral College:

Bush 213 Kerry 194

Florida:

Bush 49% Kerry 46%

Voters Say Third Debate a Tie

South Dakota:

Daschle 49% Thune 49%

On economy, 49% prefer Bush, 45% Kerry

For War on Terror, 53% prefer Bush, 42% Kerry

October 14, 2004

Ohio:

Bush 49% Kerry 47%

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Daily Tracking Updates for FL, MI, MN, OH, PA

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LA Senate: Vitter-John-Kennedy

October 13, 2004

Pennsylvania:

Kerry 47% Bush 46%

Michigan:

Kerry 49% Bush 46%

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Arkansas, California, Illinois

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SD Senate: Daschle-Thune

On Iraq, 44% Say Bush Good or Excellent, 44% Say Poor

On Economy, 42% say Bush Good or Excellent, 41% Say Poor

October 12, 2004

Iowa:

Kerry 50% Bush 46%

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Weekly Update for Alabama, Iowa, Wisconsin

October 11, 2004

Electoral College: Bush 240 Kerry 194

New Jersey:

Kerry 53% Bush 44%

Georgia Senate:

Isakson 54% Majette 42%

South Carolina Senate:

DeMint 49% Tenenbaum 43%

52% Say US Winning War on Terror... Matches Highest Level Since March

51% Say Bush Better Leader, 39% Name Kerry

Debate Change: More Now See Kerry as Liberal, Bush as Conservative

October 10, 2004

Maryland:

Kerry 51% Bush 42%

Full Week Tracking Poll

Voters Declare Second Presidential debate is a Tie

October 9, 2004

Louisiana:

Bush 52% Kerry 44%

Senate Campaign Overview

43% Say US heading in Right Direction

October 8, 2004

Illinois:

Kerry 52% Bush 41%

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South Carolina Senate: Tenenbaum-DeMint

Georgia Senate: Isakson-Majette

53% Think President Bush will be re-elected

77% Have Clear Idea Where Bush Stands on Issues

On economy, 49% prefer Bush, 45% Kerry

For War on Terror, 52% prefer Bush, 44% Kerry

October 7, 2004

North Carolina Senate: Burr 47 Bowles 45

Electoral College: Bush 240 Kerry 169

16-Battleground States:

Bush 47% Kerry 47%

Cheney Narrowly Seen as Debate Winner

Illinois Senate:

Obama 64% Keyes 20%

October 6, 2005

Missouri:

Bush 51% Kerry 45%

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Weekly Update for SC

President's Ratings Drop on Iraq, Economy

32% of Workers Say Their Firms are Hiring

October 5, 2004

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FL Senate: Castor-Martinez

NC Senate: Bowles-Burr

California: Kerry 53% Bush 42%

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Weekly Update for NJ

Bush 52% Favorable

Kerry 51% Favorable

October 4, 2004

Florida: Bush 51% Kerry 47%

52% Say US Winning War on Terror... Matches Highest Level Since March

50% Say Bush Better Leader, 40% Name Kerry

October 3, 2004

Ohio: Bush 48% Kerry 47%

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Daily Tracking Updates for FL, MI, MN, OH, PA

Full Week Tracking Poll

Voter Perceptions of Bush-Kerry Ideology Unchanged by Debate

Voter Support for Finishing Iraq Mission Increases Following Debate

South Dakota: Thune 50% Daschle 46%

October 2, 2004

Pennsylvania: Bush 47% Kerry 47%

Colorado: Bush 48% Kerry 44%

Oklahoma: Bush 64% Kerry 30%

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Colorado Senate: Coors-Salazar

Oklahoma Senate: Carson-Coburn

Alaska Senate: Knowles-Murkowski

42% Say US heading in Right Direction

6% Say Debate Changed Their Mind About November Vote

October 1, 2004

Tennessee: Bush 49% Kerry 43%

North Carolina: Bush 54% Kerry 42%

Indiana: Bush 53% Kerry 40%

Wisconsin: Bush 49% Kerry 46%

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Daily Tracking Updates for FL, MI, MN, OH, PA

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South Dakota; Daschle-Thune, Herseth-Diedrich

On economy, 49% prefer Bush, 45% Kerry

September 30, 2004

Electoral College: Bush 213 Kerry 169

Michigan: Bush 46% Kerry 46%

Virginia: Bush 50% Kerry 44%

17% of Voters Persuadable

52% Say Voters Can Learn About Candidates From Debate

16-Battleground States:

Bush 47% Kerry 47%

September 29, 2004

Georgia: Bush 53% Kerry 42%

Maryland: Kerry 48% Bush 45%

Washington: Kerry 50% Bush 43%

Bush Ratings - Economy Ex/Good 44% - Poor 40%

Bush Ratings - Iraq Ex/Good 46% - Poor 42%

52% Say Finishing Mission in Iraq Top Priority

50% Now See Kerry as Politically Liberal

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Weekly Updates for Alabama, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, Wisconsin

September 28, 2004

New Jersey: Kerry 49% Bush 46%

California: Kerry 53% Bush 40%

Arkansas: Bush 51% Kerry 44%

53% Have Favorable Opinion of Bush; 50% Favorable for Kerry

Voters Plan to Watch Debate, Discount Reliability of Pundits

September 27, 2004

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Weekly Updates for Arkansas, California, Missouri, New Jersey, New York

48% Say US Winning War on Terror

50% Say Bush Better Leader

51% Trust Bush more than Kerry to handle Iraq

59% Say Iraqi People Better Off Now Than Under Hussein

September 26, 2004

Nevada Senate:

Reid 52% Ziser 40%

Minnesota:

Bush 46% Kerry 46%

Iowa:

Bush 48% Kerry 45%

By a 3-to-1 margin, voters say tax hikes bad for economy

Full Week Tracking Poll

September 25, 2004

66% Say Bush is an Optimist

Social Security: Where's the Risk?

Nevada:

Bush 47% Kerry 45%

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Weekly Updates for South Carolina, Washington

41% Say Country Heading in Right Direction, 54% Say Wrong Track

September 24, 2004

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Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Georgia

Oregon: Kerry 51% Bush 43%

Electoral College: Bush 213 Kerry 211

On economy, voters evenly divided between Bush, Kerry

September 22, 2004

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Weekly Update for Alabama, Oregon, Virginia and Wisconsin

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Daily Tracking Updates for FL, MI, OH, PA

Bush Ratings - Economy Ex/Good 43% - Poor 41%

Bush Ratings - Iraq Ex/Good 45% - Poor 42%

September 19, 2004

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Weekly Update for California, New York

Are ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and Fox Biased?

Is 2004 like the 1896 Election?

The Wizard of Oz: A Political Tale

Full Week Tracking Poll

September 18, 2004

42% Say Country Heading in Right Direction

Iraq Remains Driving Force of Election 2004

51% Oppose Sending More US Troops

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Weekly Update for Washington, South Carolina

September 16, 2004

Voters Divided as to whether Bush or Kerry more honest about Vietnam

Battleground States Remain Even

Do Republicans poll better on some days of the week? Democrats on others?

September 15, 2004

Alabama: Bush 53% Kerry 42%

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Weekly Update for Oregon

38% Believe Rather Using Broadcasts to Help Elect Kerry

45% Say Bush Doing Good or Excellent Job in Iraq

41% Say Bush Good or Excellent Managing Economy

September 14, 2004

Wisconsin: Bush 49% Kerry 47%

Do Voters Trust Bush or Kerry on Key Issues?

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Bush-Kerry Favorables

September 13, 2004

SD Senate: Thune 50% Daschle 47%

Pennsylvania:

Bush 49% Kerry 48%

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Weekly Update for Missouri, New Jersey

Most Say Taxes Will Stay the Same if Bush Wins

50% Say US Winning War on Terror

49% Say Bush Better Leader

September 12, 2004

SD Congress:

Herseth 50% Diedrich 47%

54% Say Elections are Fair to Voters

26% Say Election 2004 will be too close to call

September 11, 2004

South Dakota Senate: Thune 50% Daschle 47%

Did 9/11 Change America for Better or Worse?

September 3, 2004

RR Scott's Page: The Battleground Bounce

September 1, 2004

RR Scott's Page: The Moderate Dick Cheney?

August 30, 2004

RR Scott's Page: New Premium Member Features

August 27, 2004

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Bush v. Kerry on Taxes Social Security, Education, Iraq, and Health Care

August 26, 2004

Florida Senate: Castor even with McCollum & Martinez

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Weekly Florida Update

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The Bush Bounce

August 25, 2004

Florida:

Bush 49% Kerry 47%

45% Say Bush More Honest and Trustworthy, 39% Say Kerry

39% Give Bush Good/ Excellent Marks on Economy, Down from 41%

43% Say Bush Good/Excellent on Iraq

August 24, 2004

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Weekly Composite Update for Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania

Month-by-Month Polling Review Shows Remarkably Stable Presidential Campaign

August 23, 2004

Just 46% Say US Winning War on Terror, Down From 52% a Week Ago

46% Say Bush Better Leader than Kerry

59% Favor Shifting U.S. Troops from Germany and Korea

75% Rate Corporate Tech Support Teams Good or Excellent

 

August 21, 2004

RR Scott's Page: New Top-Line Polling Data for 25 States

August 19, 2004

Weekly Florida Update

August 18, 2004

New Mexico:

Kerry 46% Bush 46%

43% Give Bush Poor Rating on Economy; Highest Since May 26

On Iraq, 42% Say Bush Good or Excellent, 42% Say Poor

Nevada Senate:

Reid 53% Ziser 36%

August 17, 2004

RR Weekly Composite Update for Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania

August 16, 2004

Voters More Optimistic About War on Terror

48% Say Bush Better Leader than Kerry

August 13, 2004

On national defense, 48% Trust Bush 45% Kerry

On economy, it's a toss-up between Bush-Kerry

August 12, 2004

Most Voters Agreed with California Supreme Court on Same Sex Marriage

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Weekly Florida Update

August 11, 2004

40% Say Bush Good/Excellent on Economy

44% Say Bush Doing Poor Job Handling Situation in Iraq

August 10, 2004

47% Say Allies Should Do More to Follow the Lead of USA

August 9, 2004

Electoral College:

Kerry 228 Bush 197

Ohio:

Kerry 46% Bush 45%

Maine:

Kerry 48% Bush 44%

Washington:

Kerry 50% Bush 44%

49% Say U.S. Winning War on Terror

48% Say Bush Better Leader than Kerry

August 8, 2004

Pennsylvania:

Kerry 46% Bush 45%

August 7, 2004

Florida:

Kerry 47% Bush 45%

August 6, 2004

RR Scott's Page: New Data for Michigan, Oregon, New Jersey

On economy, plurality now prefers Kerry

On national defense, 50% prefer Bush, 45% Kerry

Michigan:

Kerry 50% Bush 44%

Oregon:

Kerry 47% Bush 41%

New Jersey:

Kerry 51% Bush 38%

August 5, 2004

Arkansas:

Bush 46% Kerry 46%

New Mexico:

Kerry 50% Bush 43% Badnarik 5%

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Weekly Florida Update

Veterans Prefer Bush 58% to 35%

August 4, 2004

RR Scott's Page: New Data for Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota

Georgia:

Bush 53% Kerry 42%

Iowa:

Kerry 48% Bush 45%

Illinois:

Kerry 54% Bush 39%

Minnesota:

Kerry 49% Bush 42%

33% of All Workers Say Their Firms Are Hiring

August 3, 2004

Electoral College: Kerry 227 Bush 197

Virginia:

Bush 49% Kerry 46%

North Carolina:

Bush 50% Kerry 45%

California:

Kerry 55% Bush 37%

Missouri:

Bush 50% Kerry 46%

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Weekly Update, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania

August 2, 2004

RR Scott's Page: New Data for Missouri, Virginia, North Carolina, California

August 1, 2004

Number Seeing Kerry as Liberal Increases Following Convention

Plurality of Women Say Kerry Better Leader

45% Say U.S. and allies winning War on Terror

July 30, 2004

51% Say Success in Iraq Higher Priority than Bringing Home Troops

For National Defense, 49% Prefer Bush 45% Kerry

Public Evenly Divided Between Candidates on Economy

Bush Approval Among Women Declines; Among Men It Increases

July 29, 2004

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Weekly Florida Update

41% View Kerry as Political Moderate

July 28, 2004

45% Say Bush Good/ Excellent on Iraq

41% Say Bush Good/ Excellent on Economy

46% Plan to Watch Edwards' Speech

July 26, 2004

48% Say U.S. Winning War on Terror

48% Say Bush Better Leader than Kerry

California Senate:

Boxer 51% Jones 36% Gray 8%

Favorablility Ratings for Clintons, Daschle, Pelosi, Kennedy, Dean and Moore

68% Say Badnarik Should Be Invited to Presidential Debates

July 24, 2004

70% of convention viewers already support Kerry

July 23, 2004

Electoral College:

Kerry 227 Bush 208

For War on Terror, 48% Prefer Bush, 45% Kerry

July 22, 2004

Partisan Gap on Perceptions of War with Iraq

July 21, 2004

17% Say US Safer if We Avoided War with Iraq

42% Say Bush Good or Excellent on Economy

Bush Ratings on Situation in Iraq Improve; 42% Good or Excellent, 42% Poor

43% Believe USA Safer Since 9/11; Up from 36%

Bush Job Approval At Highest Level since June 12

RR Scott's Page: Electoral College Update

RR Scott's Page: Approval Gap Warning

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Scott's Page: Approval Gap Warning

July 20, 2004

Partisan Economics:

GOP says Economic Glass More than Half Full, Dems Say It's Nearly Empty

51% Say They Receive Equal Pay for Equal Work

RR Scott's Page: Perspectives on Iraq... new data

July 19, 2004

48% Say US Winning War on Terror; Up from 44% a Week Ago

48% Say Bush Better Leader; 36% Name Kerry

July 18, 2004

Full Week Tracking Poll Update

July 16, 2004

46%Think Kerry Will Win; 45% Expect Bush to be Re-elected

Public Evenly Divided Between Bush and Kerry on Economy

July 14, 2004

42% Say Bush Good or Excellent on Economy

44% Rate Bush Poor on Situation in Iraq

RR Michigan-Ohio-Pennsylvania Composite: Kerry 47% Bush 45%

July 13, 2004

Fahrenheit 9-11 and Passion of Christ Audience Demographics

July 12, 2004

38% Say Kerry Better Leader Than Bush

44% Say U.S. Winning War on Terror

Electoral College:

Kerry 254 Bush 197

Oregon:

Kerry 50% Bush 42%

Arkansas:

Kerry 46% Bush 45%

Maryland:

Kerry 53% Bush 39%

Washington:

Kerry 50% Bush 41%

Oklahoma:

Bush 63% Kerry 31%

Minnesota: Kerry 50% Bush 41%

South Carolina:

Bush 53% Kerry 36%

New York:

Kerry 58% Bush 30%

July 11, 2004

Alabama:

Bush 52% Kerry 38%

Illinois:

Kerry 53% Bush 37%

Georgia:

Bush 52% Kerry 41%

July 10, 2004

Michigan: Kerry 46% Bush 44%

Virginia: Bush 48% Kerry 45%.

July 8, 2004 - RR Missouri Demographics

July 8, 2004 - Iowa: Kerry 48% Bush 44%

July 7, 2004 - RR Iowa Demographics

July 8, 2004 - Maine: Kerry 46% Bush 45%

July 7, 2004 - RR Maine Demographics

July 8, 2004 - Democrats Growing More Confident About Winning in November

July 8, 2004 - RR Demographics for Democrats Growing More Confident

July 8, 2004 - Edwards viewed more favorably than Cheney

July 8, 2004 - RR Demographics for Edwards-Cheney Comparison

July 8, 2004 - RR Scott's Page: New State Polling Data (MO, IA, ME)

July 7, 2004 - Massachusetts: Kerry 60% Bush 31%

July 7, 2004 - RR Massachusetts Demographics

July 7, 2004 - Texas: Bush 55% Kerry 37%

July 7, 2004 - RR Texas Demographics

July 7, 2004 - New Jersey: Kerry 51% Bush 41%

July 7, 2004 - RR New Jersey Demographics

July 7, 2004 - 42% Say Bush Good or Excellent on Economy

July 7, 2004 - 43% Rate Bush Poor on Situation in Iraq

July 7, 2004 - Florida: Kerry 48% Bush 43%

July 7, 2004 - RR Florida Demographics

July 7, 2004 - RR Scott's Page: New State Polling Data (FL, NJ, MA, TX)

July 6, 2004 - RR Scott's Page: It's Edwards

July 6, 2004 - North Carolina: Bush 49% Kerry 42%

July 6, 2004 - RR North Carolina Demographics

July 5, 2004 - California: Kerry 52% Bush 38%

July 5, 2004 - RR California Demographics

July 4, 2004 - Fourth of July

July 2, 2004 - RR On Economy, 47% Trust Bush, 44% Kerry

July 2, 2004  -RR Selected Demographics for Bush-Kerry Economic Preference

July 2, 2004 - RR On National Defense, 50% Trust Bush, 42% Kerry

July 2, 2004  -RR Selected Demographics for Bush-Kerry National Defense Preference

July 1, 2004 - RR Florida: Kerry 48% Bush 42%

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