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Toplines - California Governor - September 20, 2010

Election 2010 Gubernatorial Scorecard

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California State Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted September 20, 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?

       39% Strongly approve
       18% Somewhat approve
         7% Somewhat disapprove
       35% Strongly disapprove
         1% Not sure

 

2* 2010 California Governor’s Race

 

 

Meg Whitman (R)

Jerry Brown (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

September 20, 2010

46%

47%

4%

3%

September 6, 2010

46%

42%

4%

7%

August 24, 2010

48%

40%

6%

6%

August 3, 2010

41%

43%

6%

10%

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%

 

Note: Results from surveys conducted prior to September 20 do not include leaners.

 

3* 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

18%

27%

19%

31%

5%

Brown

24%

24%

14%

35%

4%

 

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

 

54% Favor

38% Oppose
  8% Not sure

 

5* Okay, would you favor or oppose strict government sanctions on employers who hire illegal immigrants?

 

66% Favor
21% Oppose
13% Not sure

 

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence