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Toplines - Colorado Governor - July 15, 2010

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Colorado Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted July 15, 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?

   29% Strongly approve
   16% Somewhat approve
      7% Somewhat disapprove
   48% Strongly disapprove
      0% 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?

     17% Strongly approve
   27% Somewhat approve
   19% Somewhat disapprove
  34% Strongly disapprove
   2% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Colorado Governor’s Race

 

 

Scott McInnis (R)

John Hickenlooper (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 15, 2010

43%

45%

7%

5%

June 14, 2010

46%

41%

4%

9%

May 11, 2010

47%

41%

6%

6%

April 14, 2010

48%

42%

4%

6%

March 4, 2010

48%

42%

3%

6%

February 4, 2010

45%

49%

1%

6%

 

 

Dan Maes (R)

John Hickenlooper (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 15, 2010

43%

46%

5%

7%

June 14, 2010

41%

41%

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

9%

34%

23%

24%

11%

Hickenlooper

28%

22%

22%

22%

6%

Maes

9%

35%

19%

12%

24%

 

5* How closely have you followed news reports about Scott McInnis and articles he wrote about water policy?

 

34% Very closely  

31% Somewhat closely

21% Not very closely

12% Not at all closely

  2% Not sure

 

6* In terms of how you will vote, how important is the issue of McInnis and the articles about water policy that he allegedly plagiarized?

 

35% Very important

29% Somewhat important

21% Not very important

  9% Not at all important

  6% Not sure

 

7* Should McInnis quit the race for Colorado governor because of the plagiarism allegations?

 

35% Yes

36% No

29% Not sure

 

8* 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?

 

47% Strongly favor

  7% Somewhat favor

  8% Somewhat oppose

34% Strongly oppose

  4% Not sure

 

9* 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

 

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

29% Better

50% Worse
19% Staying the same
  2% Not sure

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