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2004 US Presidential Election
July 26, 2004
| Rasmussen: Kerry, Bush Dead Even

On the opening day of the 2004 Democratic National Convention, polling outfit Rasmussen Reports finds that President Bush and Sen. John Kerry, the presumptive Democratic nominee, are locked in a tie. Both have the support of 46 percent of Americans polled, Rasmussen said. The survey also breaks down the Bush-Kerry race on the top issues:

Voters are evenly divided between Bush and Kerry when it comes to the economy. They still retain a slight preference for Bush on national defense issues, but the President’s advantage on that issue is now the smallest it has been all year.

Gallup, in its own polling, says it has found Kerry leads in Ohio, Bush leads in Florida and the two seem tied in Missouri.



Posted by latefinal at July 26, 2004 11:59 AM | TrackBack
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