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Illinois Survey of 750 Likely Voters

Conducted August 9, 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?

    

35% Strongly approve
     19% Somewhat approve
       9% Somewhat disapprove
     37% Strongly disapprove
       0% 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?

 

10% Strongly approve

26% Somewhat approve
23% Somewhat disapprove
37% Strongly disapprove
  3% Not sure

3* 2010 Illinois Governor’s Race

 

 

Bill Brady (R)

Pat Quinn (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not sure

August 9, 2010

48%

35%

6%

12%

July 26, 2010

44%

37%

11%

9%

July 7, 2010

43%

40%

9%

8%

June 7, 2010

47%

36%

8%

10%

April 28, 2010

45%

38%

5%

11%

April 5, 2010

45%

38%

7%

10%

March 8, 2010

47%

37%

6%

9%

 

4* Favorable for 2010 Illinois Governor’s Race

 

Candidate

Very favorable

Somewhat favorable

Somewhat unfavorable

Very unfavorable

Not sure

Quinn

10%

29%

21%

33%

7%

Brady

16%

30%

20%

19%

15%


 

5* Ideology for 2010 Illinois Governor’s Race

 

Candidate

Very conservative

Somewhat conservative

Moderate

Somewhat liberal

Very liberal

Not sure

Quinn

2%

12%

31%

32%

15%

9%

Brady

28%

36%

16%

3%

4%

12%

 

 

 

 

6* Would it be more accurate to describe Pat Quinn’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

      41% Mainstream
       38% Extreme

       21% Not sure

 

7* Would it be more accurate to describe Bill Brady’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

      42% Mainstream
       32% Extreme

       26% Not sure

 

 

 

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