McCain & Obama Supporters Spilt on Judges

A new Rasmussen poll released Tuesday shows the stark contrast between supporters of Barack ObamaBarack ObamaCannabis conversation urged at North American Leaders Summit Obama: 'There's still work to do' for gay community Our most toxic export: American politick MORE and John McCainJohn McCainMarines reignite debate on women in combat Gun-control supporters plan next steps versus NRA Report: Prominent neoconservative to fundraise for Clinton MORE on the issue of judges.

83 percent of McCain's supporters believe the justices "should rule on what is in the Constitution," while just 29 percent of Obama's supporters said the same.

Meanwhile, nearly half of Obama backers said each justice should rule based on their own personal sense of fairness, versus 11 percent for McCain.

60 percent of those polled believe the Constitution should be the main factor in Supreme Court rulings while 30 percent said rulings should be guided by each justice's sense of fairness and justice.

- Katie Stapleton-Paff

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