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Toplines - Colorado Governor - August 2, 2010

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Colorado Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted August 2, 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?

      

       28% Strongly approve
       16% Somewhat approve
         6% Somewhat disapprove
       49% Strongly disapprove
         1% Not sure

 

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

      

       15% Strongly approve
       24% Somewhat approve
       24% Somewhat disapprove
       37% Strongly disapprove
        1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Colorado Governor’s Race

 

 

Scott McInnis (R)

John Hickenlooper (D)

Tom Tancredo

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

August 2, 2010

25%

43%

24%

2%

5%

July 15, 2010

43%

45%

X

7%

5%

June 14, 2010

46%

41%

X

4%

9%

May 11, 2010

47%

41%

X

6%

6%

April 14, 2010

48%

42%

X

4%

6%

March 4, 2010

48%

42%

X

3%

6%

February 4, 2010

45%

49%

X

1%

6%

 

 

Dan Maes (R)

John Hickenlooper (D)

Tom Tancredo

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

August 2, 2010

27%

42%

24%

2%

5%

July 15, 2010

43%

46%

X

5%

7%

June 14, 2010

41%

41%

X

5%

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 CO Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

McInnis

7%

25%

29%

30%

9%

Hickenlooper

33%

16%

21%

25%

5%

Maes

9%

30%

28%

15%

18%

Tancredo

14%

25%

14%

37%

10%

 

 

5* Okay….Now I’m going to read you a short list of names.  In political terms please tell me whether that person is very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, somewhat liberal or very liberal.

 

First….. Scott McInnis        

 

       23% Very conservative

      45% Somewhat conservative

      14% Moderate

        3% Somewhat liberal

        5% Very liberal

        9% Not sure

 

6* John Hickenlooper   

 

         3% Very conservative

        7% Somewhat conservative

      24% Moderate

      33% Somewhat liberal

      26% Very liberal

        7% Not sure

 

7* Tom Tancredo      

 

       52% Very conservative

      19% Somewhat conservative

      10% Moderate

        3% Somewhat liberal

        4% Very liberal

      12% Not sure

 

8* Dan Maes   

 

       21% Very conservative

      40% Somewhat conservative

      14% Moderate

        2% Somewhat liberal

        4% Very liberal

      19% Not sure

 

9* Okay…Would it be more accurate to describe Scott McInnis’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

       44% Mainstream
       33% Extreme
       23% Not sure

 

10* Would it be more accurate to describe John Hickenlooper’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

       52% Mainstream
       34% Extreme
       14% Not sure

 

11* Would it be more accurate to describe Tom Tancredo’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

       29% Mainstream
       55% Extreme
       16% Not sure

 

12* Would it be more accurate to describe Dan Maes’s views as mainstream or extreme?

      

       47% Mainstream
       24% Extreme
       29% Not sure

 

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

 

62% Favor

31% Oppose
  6% Not sure

 

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