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Connecticut State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted August 11, 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?

32% Strongly approve
23% Somewhat approve
  9% Somewhat disapprove
37% Strongly disapprove
  0% Not sure

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

18% Strongly approve
47% Somewhat approve
22% Somewhat disapprove
13% Strongly disapprove
  0% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Connecticut Governor’s Race

 

Thomas Foley (R)

Dan Malloy (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

August 11, 2010

33%

48%

6%

13%

June 1, 2010

35%

44%

5%

17%

May 4, 2010

35%

38%

11%

16%

April 1, 2010

44%

35%

8%

14%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 CT Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Foley

8%

37%

27%

14%

14%

Malloy

23%

30%

19%

14%

14%

 

5* 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….. Thomas Foley  

 

20% Very conservative

32% Somewhat conservative

      20% Moderate

        4% Somewhat liberal

        2% Very liberal

      21% Not sure

 

6* Next… Dan Malloy   

 

  6% Very conservative

  9% Somewhat conservative

      25% Moderate

      29% Somewhat liberal

      10% Very liberal

      21% Not sure

 

7* Would it be more accurate to describe Thomas Foley’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

      44% Mainstream
      27% Extreme
      29% Not sure

 

8* Would it be more accurate to describe Dan Malloy‘s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

45% Mainstream
      25% Extreme
      30% Not sure

 

9* How would you rate your own personal finances these days?


         6% Excellent

       31% Good

       39% Fair

       22% Poor

         2% Not sure

10* Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?

 

       22% Better

       52% Worse

       24% About the same

         2% Not sure

 

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