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Toplines - 2010 Iowa Governor - March 17, 2010

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Iowa

Iowa

Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted March 17, 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?

26% Strongly approve

24% Somewhat approve

10% Somewhat disapprove

39% 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?

11% Strongly approve

30% Somewhat approve

24% Somewhat disapprove

33% Strongly disapprove

2% Not sure

3* 2010 Iowa Governor’s Race

February 18, 2010

March 17, 2010

Terry Branstad (R)

53%

52%

Chet Culver (D)

37%

36%

Some other candidate

6%

6%

Not sure

4%

6%

February 18, 2010

March 17, 2010

Bob Vander Plaats (R)

46%

42%

Chet Culver (D)

40%

40%

Some other candidate

7%

8%

Not sure

7%

11%

March 17, 2010

Rod Roberts (R)

38%

Chet Culver (D)

40%

Some other candidate

10%

Not sure

13%

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

19%

20%

25%

30%

6%

Branstad

26%

35%

15%

18%

6%

Vander Plaats

15%

28%

16%

15%

27%

Roberts

6%

24%

22%

6%

42%

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