Rasmussen Reports
Sign up now for ElectionEdge 2006. The most comprehensive public opinion coverage ever provided for a mid-term election.
 


 

RR

Premium Members Only

Who do voters trust on the economy?

Rasmussen Reports Home

Daily Snapshot

State Polling Summary

Electoral College

Most Recent Releases

Scott's Page

Daily Updates

     States

        Florida

        Michigan

        North Carolina

        Ohio

        Pennsylvania

     7-Day Rolling Averages

        Presidential Ballot

        Bush Job Approval

        Congressional Ballot

    3-Day Rolling Averages

        Presidential Ballot

        Bush Job Approval

        Congressional Ballot

    Economic

        Rasmussen Index Summary

        Ratings--U.S. Economy

        Ratings--Personal Finance

        Economy--Better/Worse

        Personal--Better/Worse

        U.S. in Recession?

Weekly Updates

    Bush Ratings--Economy

    Bush Ratings--Iraq

    Bush-Kerry Preference-Economy

    Bush-Kerry Preference-War

    Is U.S. Winning War on Terror?

    Who is Better Leader?

Welcome

Overall, who do you trust more to manage the economy, President Bush or Senator Kerry?

Survey of 2,000 Likely Voters                                                                           This table is updated each Friday

RR Who do you trust more to manage the economy?
All Adults Men Women
Bush Kerry Net Bush Kerry Net Bush Kerry Net
Oct 29 48 47 B + 1 48 45 B + 3 47 48 K + 1
Oct 22 49 46 B + 3 51 45 B + 6 47 47 Even
Oct 15 49 45 B + 4 51 43 B + 8 46 47 K + 1
Oct 8 49 45 B + 4 51 44 B + 7 48 46 B + 2
Oct 1 49 45 B + 4 50 44 B + 6 48 46 B + 2
Sept 24 48 46 B + 2 51 44 B + 7 46 48 K + 2
Sept 17 50 45 B + 5 52 43 B + 9 47 46 B + 1
Sept 10 46 47 K + 1 46 47 K + 1 46 48 K + 2
Sept 3 49 45 B + 4 49 45 B + 4 48 45 B + 3
Aug 27 46 45 B + 1 46 45 B + 1 45 45 Even
Aug 20 48 44 B + 4 51 40 B + 11 44 48 K + 4
Aug 13 47 46 B + 2 49 44 B + 5 45 47 K + 2
Aug 6 45 48 K + 3 46 48 K + 2 44 47 K + 3
July 30 46 46 Even 50 45 B + 5 43 46 B + 3
July 23 46 46 Even 47 46 B + 1 45 45 Even
July 16 47 47 Even 49 48 B +  1 45 47 K + 2
July 9 47 45 B + 2 50 45 B +  5 45 46 K + 1
July 2 47 44 B + 3 49 42 B +  7 46 46 Even
June 25 46 44 B + 2 51 42 B +  9 42 45 K + 3
June 18 46 42 B + 4 46 43 B +  3 45 42 B + 3
June 11 49 41 B + 8 54 35 B + 19 44 46 K + 2
June 4 44 44 Even 44 43 B + 1 45 44 B + 1
May 28 46 43 B + 3 51 38 B + 13 40 47 K + 7
May 21 45 44 B + 1 44 43 B + 1 45 45 Even
May 14 45 44 B + 1 47 44 B + 3 43 44 K + 1
May 7 46 43 B + 3 49 41 B + 8 42 45 K + 3
Apr 30 47 41 B + 6 51 39 B + 12 43 43 Even
Apr 23 44 44 Even 46 43 B + 3 42 44 K + 2
Apr 16 46 42 B + 4 48 41 B + 7 43 42 B + 1
Apr 9 46 44 B + 2 46 46 Tie 47 42 B + 5
Apr 2 48 44 B + 4 51 42 B + 9 44 46 K + 2

Go to Story

Survey of 2,000 Likely Voters                                                                           This table is updated each Friday

RR Who do you trust more to manage the economy?
All Adults Investors Non-Investors
Bush Kerry Net Bush Kerry Net Bush Kerry Net
Oct 29 48 47 B + 1 49 48 B + 1 46 46 Even
Oct 22 49 46 B + 3 50 46 B + 4 47 46 B + 1
Oct 15 49 45 B + 4 49 46 B + 3 48 44 B + 4
Oct 8 49 45 B + 4 48 46 B + 2 51 44 B + 7
Oct 1 49 45 B + 4 50 46 B + 4 47 45 B + 2
Sept 24 48 46 B + 2 52 44 B + 8 42 49 K + 7
Sept 17 50 45 B + 5 51 45 B + 6 47 44 B + 3
Sept 10 46 47 K + 1 47 48 K + 1 44 45 K + 1
Sept 3 49 45 B + 4 49 46 B + 3 48 44 B + 4
Aug 27 46 45 B + 1 48 44 B + 4 42 46 K + 4
Aug 20 48 44 B + 4 51 45 B + 6 43 43 Even
Aug 13 47 46 B + 2 51 43 B + 8 41 50 K + 9
Aug 6 45 48 K + 3 50 43 B + 7 38 54 K + 16
July 30 46 46 Even 48 45 B + 3 44 47 K + 3
July 23 46 46 Even 48 46 B + 2 43 45 K + 2
July 16 47 47 Even 48 47 B + 1 45 47 K + 2
July 9 47 45 B + 2 48 45 B + 3 46 46 Even
July 2 47 44 B + 3 49 44 B + 5 46 45 B + 1
June 25 46 44 B + 2 50 42 B + 9 40 46 K + 6
June 18 46 42 B + 4 50 41 B + 9 40 44 K + 4
June 11 49 41 B + 8 55 37 B + 18 42 46 K + 4
June 4 44 44 Even 47 43 B + 4 41 44 K + 3
May 28 46 43 B + 3 47 42 B + 5 44 44 Even
May 21 45 44 B + 1 46 43 B + 3 42 45 K + 3
May 14 45 44 B + 1 49 42 B + 7 40 47 K + 7
May 7 46 43 B + 3 47 44 B + 3 43 41 B + 2
Apr 30 47 41 B + 6 49 42 B + 7 44 40 B + 4
Apr 23 44 44 Even 45 43 B + 2 42 44 K + 2
Apr 16 46 42 B + 4 46 43 B + 3 45 40 B + 5
Apr 9 46 44 B + 2 48 46 B + 2 45 42 B + 3
Apr 2 48 44 B + 4 47 42 B + 5 48 41 B + 7

Go to Story

Survey of 2,000 Likely Voters                                                                           This table is updated each Friday

RR Who do you trust more to manage the economy?
Republicans Democrats Unaffiliated
Bush Kerry B Net Bush Kerry K Net Bush Kerry Net
Oct 29 87 12 + 75 20 76 + 56 38 51 K + 13
Oct 22 86 12 + 74 19 78 + 59 44 45 K + 1
Oct 15 85 12 + 73 15 80 + 65 51 39 B + 12
Oct 8 87 11 + 76 17 78 + 61 48 42 B + 6
Oct 1 87 10 + 77 16 77 + 61 46 45 B + 1
Sept 24 85 11 + 74 19 77 + 58 40 48 K + 8
Sept 17 86 11 + 75 18 77 + 59 47 43 B + 4
Sept 10 86 12 + 74 17 78 + 61 37 47 K + 10
Sept 3 87 9 + 78 18 77 + 59 43 45 K + 2
Aug 27 85 9 + 76 17 76 + 59 37 47 K + 10
Aug 20 87 11 + 76 19 74 + 55 37 44 K + 7
Aug 13 83 14 + 69 19 76 + 57 41 44 K + 3
Aug 6 79 13 + 66 19 76 + 57 39 51 K + 12
July 30 85 10 + 75 17 78 + 61 38 46 K + 8
July 23 85 12 + 73 18 74 + 56 38 47 K + 9
July 16 83 14 + 69 18 78 + 60 42 45 K + 7
July 9 85 12 + 73 16 78 + 62 45 41 B + 4
July 2 82 15 + 68 18 73 + 55 49 37 B + 12
June 25 85 12 + 73 18 71 + 53 38 44 K + 6
June 18 83 11 + 72 20 68 + 48 33 46 K + 13
June 11 85 11 + 74 18 70 + 52 49 37 B + 12
June 4 83 11 + 72 19 68 + 49 30 51 K + 21
May 28 82 13 + 69 19 72 + 53 39 39 Even
May 21 85 10 + 75 15 74 + 59 36 43 K + 7
May 14 80 13 + 67 15 74 + 59 42 41 B + 1
May 7 82 12 + 70 18 70 + 52 37 44 K + 7
Apr 30 83 12 + 71 22 68 + 46 36 40 K + 4
Apr 23 80 12 + 68 19 71 + 52 35 45 K + 10
Apr 16 83 11 + 72 20 68 + 48 35 43 K + 8
Apr 9 85 11 + 74 19 72 + 53 37 46 K + 9
Apr 2 83 12 + 71 18 71 + 53 42 46 K + 4

Go to Story

   

 

 

Copyright 2005 Rasmussen Reports