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Toplines - 2010 California Governor I - July 13, 2010

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California State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted July 12, 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?

    34% Strongly approve
    23% Somewhat approve
      7% Somewhat disapprove
    35% Strongly disapprove
      1% Not sure

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

  6% Strongly approve
22% Somewhat approve
30% Somewhat disapprove
41% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 California Governor’s Race

 

 

Meg Whitman (R)

Jerry Brown (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

July 12, 2010

47%

46%

4%

3%

June 9, 2010

44%

45%

4%

7%

May 24, 2010

41%

45%

8%

7%

April 19, 2010

38%

44%

9%

9%

March 15, 2010

40%

40%

6%

14%

February 15, 2010

43%

43%

6%

8%

 

 

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 CA Governor Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Whitman

23%

26%

16%

28%

6%

Brown

25%

22%

17%

31%

5%

 

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?

 

40% Strongly favor

12% Somewhat favor

  8% Somewhat oppose

35% Strongly oppose

  5% 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?

 

53% Favor
39% Oppose
  8% Not sure

 

 

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