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Toplines - 2010 Illinois Governor - April 5, 2010

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Illinois Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted April 5, 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
6% Somewhat disapprove
35% Strongly disapprove
1% Not sure

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

9% Strongly approve
34% Somewhat approve
23% Somewhat disapprove
33% Strongly disapprove
2% Not sure

3* 2010 Illinois Governor’s Race

March 8, 2010

April 5, 2010

Bill Brady (R)

47%

45%

Pat Quinn (D)

37%

38%

Some Other Candidate

6%

7%

Not sure

9%

10%

4* Favorable for 2010 Illinois Governor’s Race

Candidate

Very favorable

Somewhat favorable

Somewhat unfavorable

Very unfavorable

Not sure

Quinn

13%

24%

31%

28%

5%

Brady

19%

29%

20%

15%

18%

5*Some people believe a federal law requiring every American to buy or obtain health insurance is unconstitutional. Some states have announced that they will sue the federal government to fight that requirement. Would you favor or oppose having your state sue the federal government to prevent it from becoming law?

40% Favor
47% Oppose
13% Not sure

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

1% Excellent

8% Good

40% Fair

50% Poor

1% Not sure

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

36% Better

33% Worse

24% Staying the same

7% Not sure

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