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Toplines - Florida Governor - August 25, 2010

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Florida Survey of 750 Likely Voters

Conducted August 25, 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

    18% Somewhat approve

      7% Somewhat disapprove

    46% Strongly disapprove

      1% Not sure

 

2* How would you rate the job Charlie Crist has been doing as Governor… do you strongly

approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

   

    14% Strongly approve

    36% Somewhat approve

    28% Somewhat disapprove

    20% Strongly disapprove

      2% Not sure

 

3* Election 2010: Florida Governor

 

   

Initial Preference

Rick Scott (R)

Alex Sink (D)

Bud Chiles (I)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

August 25, 2010

41%

36%

8%

5%

9%

August 2, 2010

35%

31%

16%

6%

12%

June 7, 2010

45%

40%

x

3%

12%

May 16, 2010

41%

40%

x

7%

12%

 

With Leaners

Rick Scott (R)

Alex Sink (D)

Bud Chiles (I)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

August 25, 2010

45%

42%

4%

6%

3%

 

 

4* Favorable Ratings for Candidates in 2010 Florida Governor’s Race

   

 

Very favorable

Somewhat favorable

Somewhat unfavorable

Very unfavorable

Not sure

Alex Sink

23%

27%

26%

12%

13%

Rick Scott

12%

33%

21%

25%

8%

Bud Chiles

4%

26%

27%

9%

34%

 

5* In terms of how you will vote in the next national election, are you primarily interested in National Security issues such as the War with Iraq and the War on Terror, Economic issues such as jobs and economic growth, Domestic Issues like Social Security and Health Care, Cultural issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion, or Fiscal issues such as taxes and government spending?

 

13% National Security Issues

44% Economic Issues

15% Domestic Issues

  7% Cultural Issues

12% Fiscal Issues

  9% Not sure

 

6* Do you know anyone who is out of work and looking for a job?

 

79% Yes
16% No
  5% Not sure


7* Is the job market better than it was a year ago, worse than it was a year ago or about the same?

 

  9% Better
54% Worse
35% About the same
  2% Not sure

 

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