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Questions - Iowa Governor - Septmber 23, 2010

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Iowa Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted September 23, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* If the 2010 Election for Governor of Iowa were held today would you vote for Republican Terry Branstad or Democrat Chet Culver?

 

55% Branstad
37% Culver
4% Some other candidate

4% not sure

 

2* 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?

               

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

      

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.

 

Branstad

Culver

 

5* 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?

6* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?

 

7* Have the current policies of the federal government put the U.S. economy on the right course?

 

8* Some people say the nation’s current economic problems are due to the recession which began under the Bush Administration. Others say the problems are being caused more by the policies President Obama has put in place since taking office. Which point of view comes closest to your own?

 

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

 

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

 

11*I’m going to read you a short list of issues in the news. For each, please let me know which political party you trust more to handle that issue.

 

Economy

Gov’t Ethics & Corruption

Taxes

Immigration

Health Care

 

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