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2008 Presidential Election Poll

Thank you for taking our 2008 Presidential Election Poll! The current results are displayed below.

What issues are most important to you when deciding whom to choose for president? (please choose no more than three)
  • Health care
    53%
     
  • The war in Iraq
    60%
     
  • International relations
    24%
     
  • Civil liberties
    36%
     
  • Education
    27%
     
  • The economy
    29%
     
  • Clean energy/global warming
    59%
     
  • Immigration
    24%
     
  • Social Security
    27%
     
  • The budget
    16%
     
  • Terrorism
    18%
     
  • Other
    15%
     
5852 responses
What are the most important characteristics for a president to have? (please choose no more than three)
  • Charisma
    12%
     
  • Honesty
    90%
     
  • Family values
    21%
     
  • Toughness
    24%
     
  • Intelligence
    87%
     
  • Faith
    15%
     
  • Patience
    25%
     
  • Forgiveness
    11%
     
  • Other
    20%
     
5852 responses
Would you vote outside your party lines?
  • Yes
    49%
     
  • Maybe
    35%
     
  • No
    14%
     
5852 responses
Do you think media outlets do a good job of informing the public about candidates' platforms?
  • Yes
    3%
     
  • Some of them do
    55%
     
  • No
    41%
     
5852 responses
How closely are you following the 2008 presidential race?
  • Very closely
    43%
     
  • Fairly closely
    42%
     
  • Not very closely
    12%
     
  • Not at all
    1%
     
5852 responses