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Questions - Endorsements and Elections - October 23-24, 2011

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National Survey of 913 Likely Voters
Conducted October 23-24, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How important is it to your vote when celebrities or politicians from outside your state campaign on behalf of a local candidate?

 

 2* Suppose a politician came to your state and endorsed a candidate. Which of these politicians would make you most likely to vote for the candidate they endorsed?

 

President Barack Obama

Former President George W. Bush

Vice President Joe Biden

Former Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin

Former President Bill Clinton

NJ Governor Chris Christie

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee

Former Vice-President Al Gore               

Not sure

 

3* Which of these politicians would make you least likely to vote for the candidate they endorsed?

 

President Barack Obama

Former President George W. Bush

Vice President Joe Biden

Former Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin

Former President Bill Clinton

NJ Governor Chris Christie

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee

Former Vice-President Al Gore               

Not sure

 

4* What is more important to you when you vote – a candidate’s policies, the political party they represent or the prominent people who have campaigned for them?

 

5* Are you more likely in this election to vote for a candidate with political experience or one who has never held office before?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence