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  • Kansas Governor: Davis (D) 47%, Brownback (R) 43%

    The gubernatorial race in Kansas is tighter than it’s been all year.

    The race now shifts from Solid Democrat to a Toss-Up on the Rasmussen Reports 2014 Gubernatorial Scorecard. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Kansas was conducted on September 16-17, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 40%, Republicans 40%

    Democrats and Republicans are tied on the latest Generic Congressional Ballot.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey for the week ending September 21 finds that 40% of Likely U.S. Voters would vote for the Democrat in their district’s congressional race if the election were held today, while the same number (40%) would choose the Republican instead.

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    The national telephone survey of 3,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from September 15-21, 2014. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Iowa Governor: Branstad (R) 46%, Hatch (D) 40%

    Iowa Governor Terry Branstad is still ahead in his bid for reelection but not by nearly as much.

    A new Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Iowa Voters finds Branstad with 46% support to Democratic challenger Jack Hatch’s 40%. Three percent (3%) like another candidate in the race, and 10% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Iowa was conducted on September 17-18, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Voters See Obama As More Hurt Than Help in Upcoming Elections

    Even Democrats don’t think a campaign visit by President Obama to their state this fall is a good idea for their party's candidates.

    Just 22% of Likely U.S. Voters describe Barack Obama’s presidency as a success, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Nearly twice as many (42%) think the Obama presidency has been a failure. Thirty-three percent (33%) rate it somewhere in between. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 19-20, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-two percent (52%) disapprove (see trends).

    Fifty-one percent (51%) of women approve of the president’s job performance. Fifty-seven percent (57%) of men disapprove.

    The latest figures include 21% of all Likely Voters who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 41% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -20.

    Results are updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).

  • Voters Still Expect Health Care System to Suffer Under Obamacare

    Voters continue to give lackluster reviews to the U.S. health care system despite positive opinions of their own insurance coverage and care. Half still think the system will get worse under the new health care law.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that only 32% of Likely U.S. Voters rate the nation’s health care system as good or excellent. Just as many (32%) give it poor marks, up from 29% in August  but still below the 35% who felt that way in June. (To see survey question wording, click here)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 19-20, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Massachusetts Governor: Baker (R) 42%, Coakley (D) 42%

    The race to be the next governor of Massachusetts is tied.

    A new Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey finds Democratic Attorney General Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker each picking up 42% support among Likely Massachusetts Voters. Five percent (5%) prefer some other candidate, while 10% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) 

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Massachusetts was conducted on September 16-17, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

    Do most Americans really know or care about the rest of the world?

  • Georgia Governor: Deal (R) 45%, Carter (D) 44%

    The gubernatorial race in Georgia is still neck-and-neck.

    Republican Governor Nathan Deal now picks up 45% of the vote to Democratic challenger Jason Carter’s 44% in a new Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Georgia Voters. Three percent (3%) prefer some other candidate in the race, while eight percent (8%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Georgia was conducted on September 15-16, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Iowa Senate: Ernst (R) 43%, Braley (D) 43%

    The Iowa Senate race remains dead even.

    Iowa continues to be a Toss-Up in the Rasmussen Reports 2014 Senate Balance of Power rankings as it has been since June. At stake is the seat held by retiring Democratic Senator Tom Harkin, and Republicans view a win in the state as critical to their hopes of taking control of the Senate. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Iowa was conducted on September 17-18, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.