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Toplines - Colorado Governor - September 12, 2010

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Colorado Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted September 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?

    29% Strongly approve
    16% Somewhat approve
       7% Somewhat disapprove
    46% 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?

      20% Strongly approve
   23% Somewhat approve
   21% Somewhat disapprove
  33% Strongly disapprove
   3% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Colorado Governor’s Race

 

Initial Preference

Dan Maes (R)

John Hickenlooper (D)

Tom Tancredo

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

September 12, 2010

21%

46%

25%

1%

6%

August 31, 2010

24%

36%

14%

6%

20%

August 11, 2010

31%

43%

18%

3%

5%

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

Hickenlooper

36%

20%

18%

22%

4%

Maes

5%

29%

24%

31%

11%

Tancredo

15%

27%

15%

36%

8%

 

5* Should Tom Tancredo be included in the gubernatorial debates scheduled over the next two months?

 

66% Yes
21% No
13% Not sure

 

6* 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?

46% Strongly favor
  7% Somewhat favor

  5% Somewhat oppose

36% Strongly oppose

  6% Not sure

 

7* If the health care bill is repealed would that be good for the economy, bad for the economy or would it have no impact on the economy?

 

46% Good
30% Bad
15% No impact

  8% Not sure

 

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

 

59% Favor
33% Oppose

  8% Not sure

 

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

 

73% Favor
14% Oppose

13% Not sure

 

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