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Toplines - 2010 California Governor - May 24, 2010

Daily Snapshot

California State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted May 24, 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?

       36% Strongly approve
       19% Somewhat approve
         7% Somewhat disapprove
       35% Strongly disapprove
         2% 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?

  8% Strongly approve
20% Somewhat approve
39% Somewhat disapprove
31% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 California Governor Race

 

 

May 24, 2010

April 19, 2010

March 15, 2010

February 15, 2010

Meg Whitman (R)

41%

38%

40%

43%

Jerry Brown (D)

45%

44%

40%

43%

Some other candidate

8%

9%

6%

6%

Not sure

7%

9%

14%

8%

 

 

May 24, 2010

April 19, 2010

March 15, 2010

February 15, 2010

Steve Poizner (R)

42%

32%

27%

34%

Jerry Brown (D)

43%

50%

42%

46%

Some other candidate

7%

10%

13%

7%

Not sure

8%

8%

18%

13%

 

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

12%

36%

25%

22%

5%

Brown

18%

35%

17%

25%

5%

Poizner

10%

38%

33%

14%

5%

 

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