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Toplines - Alaska Governor - July 15, 2010

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Daily Snapshot

Alaska Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted July 15, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President… do you strongly\

approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been

doing?

   

    26% Strongly approve

    14% Somewhat approve

      7% Somewhat disapprove

    51% Strongly disapprove

      1% Not sure

 

2* How would you rate the job Sean Parnell has been doing as Governor… do you strongly

approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been

doing?

   

    16% Strongly approve

    45% Somewhat approve

    25% Somewhat disapprove

    13% Strongly disapprove

      1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Alaska Governor’s Race

 

 

July 15, 2010

May 6, 2010

Sean Parnell (R)

53%

58%

Ethan Berkowitz (D)

34%

30%

Some other candidate

7%

3%

Not sure

6%

8%

 

 

July 15, 2010

May 6, 2010

Sean Parnell (R)

57%

62%

Hollis French (D)

29%

24%

Some other candidate

7%

5%

Not sure

8%

9%

 

 

 

July 15, 2010

May 6, 2010

Ralph Samuels (R)

48%

43%

Ethan Berkowitz (D)

36%

36%

Some other candidate

7%

7%

Not sure

9%

14%

 

 

July 15, 2010

May 6, 2010

Ralph Samuels (R)

49%

48%

Hollis French (D)

30%

26%

Some other candidate

7%

10%

Not sure

13%

17%

 

Bill Walker (R)

50%

Hollis French (D)

32%

Some other candidate

5%

Not sure

14%

 

 

Bill Walker (R)

46%

Ethan Berkowitz (D)

38%

Some other candidate

6%

Not sure

11%

 

 

4* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the News. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.

 

Candidate for the AK Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Parnell

20%

43%

23%

11%

3%

Berkowitz

18%

28%

22%

22%

9%

French

11%

27%

18%

30%

13%

Samuels

11%

34%

23%

11%

21%

Walker

9%

38%

24%

10%

19%

 

5* A proposal has been made to repeal the health care bill and stop it from going into effect. Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose a proposal to repeal the health care bill?

 

     52% Strongly favor
       8% Somewhat favor
       7% Somewhat oppose
     31% Strongly oppose

      3% Not sure

6* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?

 

     59% Favor
     33% Oppose
       8% Not sure

 

7* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

     30% Agree
     62% Disagree
      9% Not sure

 

8* Some people believe that the goal of immigration policy should be to keep out national security threats, criminals and those who would come here to live off our welfare system. Beyond that, all immigrants would be welcome. Do you agree or disagree with that goal for immigration policy?

 

     58% Agree
     26% Disagree
     15% Not sure

 

9*Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?

 

68% Yes

20% No

11% Not sure 

 

10* Should deepwater oil drilling be allowed?

 

51% Yes
33% No

16% Not sure


11* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

       0% Excellent

      7% Good
     44% Fair
     47% Poor

      1% Not sure

12* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?

     30% Better

     50% Worse
     17% Staying the same
     4% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence