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Toplines - 2010 Iowa Governor Election - February 18, 2010

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Iowa

Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted February 18, 2010

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?

24% Strongly approve

21% Somewhat approve

11% Somewhat disapprove

43% Strongly disapprove

0% Not sure

2* 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?

14% Strongly approve

27% Somewhat approve

20% Somewhat disapprove

37% Strongly disapprove

2% Not sure

3* 2010 Iowa Governor’s Race

Terry Branstad (R)

53%

Chet Culver (D)

37%

Some other candidate

6%

Not sure

4%

Bob Vander Plaats (R)

46%

Chet Culver (D)

40%

Some other candidate

7%

Not sure

7%

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 IA Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Culver

14%

28%

21%

34%

3%

Branstad

27%

30%

20%

18%

5%

Vander Plaats

14%

29%

15%

19%

23%

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