CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- A new political poll commissioned by the Chattanooga Times Free Press found Republican presidential nominee John McCain with a 16 point lead over Democrat Barack Obama in Tennessee.
The Mason-Dixon poll also found incumbent Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander leading Democrat Bob Tuke by a 57-33 margin in the U.S. Senate race, with 10 percent undecided. The poll found only 8 percent of respondents didn't know who Alexander was, while 54 percent did not recognize Tuke.
The poll had a sampling error of plus-or-minus 4 percentage points.
Only 37 percent of poll respondents felt President Bush was doing a good or excellent job. Meanwhile, 43 percent said Bush is doing a poor job, while 19 percent gave him a fair rating.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.