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Toplines - Arizona Governor - July 21, 2010

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Arizona State Survey of 1,200 Likely Voters
Conducted July 21, 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

16% Somewhat approve

8% Somewhat disapprove

50% Strongly disapprove

1% Not sure

 

2* How would you rate the job Jan Brewer has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

   

38% Strongly approve

25% Somewhat approve

13% Somewhat disapprove

23% Strongly disapprove

2% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Arizona Governor’s Race

 

 

Jan Brewer (R)

Terry Goddard (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

July 21, 2010

56%

37%

2%

5%

June 29, 2010

53%

35%

2%

9%

May 17, 2010

52%

39%

7%

3%

April 27, 2010

48%

40%

7%

5%

April 14, 2010

44%

40%

9%

6%

March 16, 2010

36%

45%

12%

7%

 

 

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

 

Candidate for AZ Governor’s Race

Very favorable

Somewhat favorable

Somewhat unfavorable

Very unfavorable

Not sure

Terry Goddard

   19%

29%

23%

18%

12%

Jan Brewer

36%

27%

11%

21%

4%

John McCain

24%

24%

22%

28%

2%

J.D. Hayworth

9%

16%

22%

45%

8%

 

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?

 

48% Strongly favor

15% Somewhat favor

  9% Somewhat oppose

25% Strongly oppose

  3% Not sure

 

6* Do you favor or oppose the state’s new immigration law?

 

65% Favor
27% 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?

 

34% Agree
60% Disagree
  6% 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?

 

60% Agree
26% Disagree
14% Not sure

 

9* Is President Obama sending too many or not enough U.S. troops to Arizona's border with Mexico, or are the number of troops about right?

 

  6% Too many troops

69% Not enough troops

15% The number of troops is about right

  9% Not sure

 

10* Has the new immigration law affected Arizona’s image positively or negatively?

40% Positively

46% Negatively

  5% No impact

  9% Not sure

 

11* Will the new immigration legislation be good or bad for the Arizona economy?

 

43% Good

37% Bad

  9% No impact

11% Not sure

 

12* Have you ever voted for an independent candidate not affiliated with either major party?

 

57% Yes

35% No

  8% Not sure 

 

13* Are you more likely or less likely to vote for an independent candidate in this election than in past elections?

 

29% More likely

40% Less likely

23% About the same

  9% Not sure

 

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


0% Excellent

4% Good

32% Fair

63% Poor

1% Not sure

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

 

22% Better

53% Worse

20% Staying the same

  5% Not sure

 

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