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Posted: 9/3/2004 10:45:56 AM EST
Time Magazine

TIME Poll: Among likely voters, 52% would vote for President George Bush, while 41% would vote for John Kerry and 3% would vote for Ralph Nader


New York: For the first time since the Presidential race became a two person contest last spring, there is a clear leader, the latest TIME poll shows. If the 2004 election for President were held today, 52% of likely voters surveyed would vote for President George W. Bush, 41% would vote for Democratic nominee John Kerry, and 3% would vote for Ralph Nader, according to a new TIME poll conducted from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2. Poll results are available on TIME.com and will appear in the upcoming issue of TIME magazine, on newsstands Monday, Sept. 6.

Most important issues: When asked what they consider are the most important issues, 25% of registered voters cited the economy as the top issue, followed by 24% who cited the war on terrorism as the top issue. The situation in Iraq was rated the top issue by 17% of registered voters, moral values issues such as gay marriage and abortion were the top issue for 16% of respondents, and health care was the most important issue for 11% of respondents.

Bush vs. Kerry:
The economy: 47% trust President Bush more to handle the economy, while 45% trust Kerry.
Health care: 48% trust Senator Kerry to handle health care issues, while 42% trust Bush.
Iraq: 53% trust Bush to handle the situation in Iraq, while 41% trust Kerry.
Terrorism: 57% trust Bush to handle the war on terrorism, while 36% trust Kerry.
Understanding the needs of people: 47% said they trust Kerry to understand the needs of people like themselves, while 44% trusted Bush to understand their needs.
Providing strong leadership: 56% said they trust Bush to provide strong leadership in difficult times, while 37% said they trust Kerry to provide leadership in difficult times.
Tax policy: 49% trust Bush to handle tax policy, while 40% trust Kerry.
Commanding the Armed Forces: 54% said they trust Bush to be commander-in-chief of the armed forces, while 39% said they trust Kerry.


Link Posted: 9/3/2004 10:46:21 AM EST
Go Nader!
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 10:49:13 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 10:49:31 AM EST
I'm go write in Nader, just to needle the Dems. GWB Jr. won't win Kali-fornia, unless Arnie lends a hand, then all bets are off.
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 10:51:19 AM EST
And the polling started even before the convention. If we see a couple more polls come out like this, I will be a happy gun owner.
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 10:54:17 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/3/2004 10:57:34 AM EST by motown_steve]
JJJJJYEAH!


Bush vs. Kerry:
The economy: 47% trust President Bush more to handle the economy, while 45% trust Kerry.
Health care: 48% trust Senator Kerry to handle health care issues, while 42% trust Bush.
Iraq: 53% trust Bush to handle the situation in Iraq, while 41% trust Kerry.
Terrorism: 57% trust Bush to handle the war on terrorism, while 36% trust Kerry.
Understanding the needs of people: 47% said they trust Kerry to understand the needs of people like themselves, while 44% trusted Bush to understand their needs.
Providing strong leadership: 56% said they trust Bush to provide strong leadership in difficult times, while 37% said they trust Kerry to provide leadership in difficult times.
Tax policy: 49% trust Bush to handle tax policy, while 40% trust Kerry.
Commanding the Armed Forces: 54% said they trust Bush to be commander-in-chief of the armed forces, while 39% said they trust Kerry.



He has offically stolen ALL of their issues!
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 10:55:20 AM EST

Originally Posted By HiramRanger:
dupe!



www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=1&f=5&t=270569

Good call!

BigDozer66
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 11:00:26 AM EST
IBTL - Dupe
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 11:10:52 AM EST
DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOP
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 11:12:44 AM EST
www.Tradesports.com

Last Trade on Bush contracts 59.3 +1.3 buying on high volume
Last Trade Kerry contract 41.5 -.5 (all time low) selling on low volume....they can't give away those Kerry contracts
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 11:13:22 AM EST
SWEET!! I knew there would be a big bounce after watching the speeches at the convention. Awesome.

Obligatory IBTL.
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 11:42:00 AM EST
Not to be a party pooper BUT; whatz the margin of error?
If you add it to Nader POSSIBLY coming over to the dark side, its toooo close to get excited.
Thatz said...GO NADER GO!!!
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 11:45:05 AM EST

Originally Posted By Rudison:
Not to be a party pooper BUT; whatz the margin of error?
If you add it to Nader POSSIBLY coming over to the dark side, its toooo close to get excited.
Thatz said...GO NADER GO!!!

Ask and ye shall receive:

Methodology: The TIME Poll was conducted August 31 – September 2 by telephone among a random sample of 1,316 adults, including 1,128 reported registered voters and 926 likely voters. The margin of error for registered voters is +/- 3% points, and +/- 4% points for likely voters. Schulman, Ronca, & Bucuvalas (SRBI) Public Affairs conducted the poll, and more complete results are attached.
Link Posted: 9/3/2004 12:11:42 PM EST
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