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Toplines - Connecticut Governor - May 4, 2010

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Connecticut Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted May 4, 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?

38% Strongly approve
20% Somewhat approve
11% Somewhat disapprove
31% 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?

21% Strongly approve
44% Somewhat approve
22% Somewhat disapprove
13% Strongly disapprove
0% Not sure

3* 2010 Connecticut Governor’s Race

May 4, 2010

April 1, 2010

Thomas Foley (R)

35%

44%

Ned Lamont (D)

42%

37%

Some other candidate

11%

7%

Not sure

13%

13%

May 4, 2010

April 1, 2010

Thomas Foley (R)

35%

44%

Dan Malloy (D)

38%

35%

Some other candidate

11%

8%

Not sure

16%

14%

May 4, 2010

April 1, 2010

Michael Fedele (R)

28%

38%

Ned Lamont (D)

48%

41%

Some other candidate

9%

9%s

Not sure

15%

12%

May 4, 2010

April 1, 2010

Michael Fedele (R)

27%

37%

Dan Malloy (D)

44%

40%

Some other candidate

10%

7%

Not sure

20%

16%

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

Fedele

5%

32%

18%

4%

41%

Foley

10%

32%

18%

6%

34%

Lamont

22%

31%

14%

17%

17%

Malloy

11%

35%

15%

9%

29%

5* Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?

56% Yes
29% No
15% Not sure

6* President Obama has proposed allowing more offshore drilling in some areas. However, drilling will not be permitted off the coasts of California and the New England states. Should offshore oil drilling be permitted off the coasts of California and the New England states?

38% Yes
46% No
17% Not sure

7* Should individual states have the right to ban drilling off their own coastlines?

50% Yes
30% No
20% Not sure

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