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Questions - Hawaii Governor - October 13, 2010

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Hawaii State Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted October 13, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* if the 2010 Election for Governor of Hawaii were held today would you vote for Republican Duke Aiona or Democrat Neil Abercrombie? (Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidate names, so while half will hear the Republican candidate first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.)

 

47% Aiona

49% Abercrombie
  1% Some other candidate
  4% Not Sure


2* I’m going to read you a short list of people [candidate’s name] in the News. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.

 

Aiona

Abercrombie

 

3*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?

 

4* The health care plan passed by Congress requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance. Do you Strongly Favor, Somewhat Favor, Somewhat Oppose, or Strongly Oppose a federal law that requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance?

 

5* Should individual states have the right to opt out of the entire national health care plan?

 

6* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?

 

7* Is The Tea Party movement good for the country or bad for the country?

 

8* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

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

10* Last year, Congress and the president enacted a $787 billion economic stimulus plan. So far, has the economic stimulus plan helped the economy, hurt the economy or had no impact on the economy? 

 

11* In reacting to the nation’s current economic problems, what worries you more….that the federal government will do too much or that the federal government will not do enough?

 

12* 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?

 

13* How would you rate the job Linda Lingle has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

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