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Toplines - Idaho Governor - May 11, 2010

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Idaho Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted May 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?

20% Strongly approve
10% Somewhat approve
9% Somewhat disapprove
60% Strongly disapprove
0% Not sure

2* How would you rate the job C.L. "Butch" Otter has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

12% Strongly approve
43% Somewhat approve

25% Somewhat disapprove
17% Strongly disapprove
3% Not sure

3* 2010 Idaho Governor Race

May 11, 2010

March 23, 2010

C.L. “Butch” Otter (R)

54%

60%

Keith Allred (D)

32%

28%

Some other candidate

5%

3%

Not sure

9%

9%

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 ID Governor Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Otter

18%

38%

20%

16%

8%

Allred

10%

27%

22%

10%

32%

5* Some people believe that the goal of immigration policy should be to keep out national security threats, criminals, and those who would come here to live off our welfare system. Beyond that, all immigrants would be welcome. Do you agree or disagree with that goal for immigration policy?

65% Agree
21% Disagree
14% Not sure

6* Do you favor or oppose legislation that authorizes local police to stop and verify the immigration status of anyone they suspect of being an illegal immigrant?

65% Favor
27% Oppose
8% Not sure

7* How concerned are you that efforts to identify and deport illegal immigrants will also end up violating the civil rights of some U.S. citizens?

21% Very concerned
24% Somewhat concerned
33% Not very concerned

20% Not at all concerned
3% Not sure

8* Is the value of your home worth more than your mortgage? (Only asked to homeowners)

55% Yes
38% No
7% Not sure

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