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Toplines - Iowa Governor - June 14, 2010

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Iowa Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted June 14, 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?

      

       28% Strongly approve

       22% Somewhat approve

       12% Somewhat disapprove

       36% Strongly disapprove

         1% 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

       28% Somewhat disapprove

       30% Strongly disapprove

         1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Iowa Governor’s Race

 

 

June 14, 2010

April 29, 2010

March 17, 2010

February 18, 2010

Terry Branstad (R)

57%

53%

52%

53%

Chet Culver (D)

31%

38%

36%

37%

Some other candidate

6%

6%

6%

6%

Not sure

6%

3%

6%

4%

 

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

15%

26%

24%

31%

4%

Branstad

27%

34%

19%

15%

6%

 

5* How closely have you followed news stories about the new immigration law in Arizona?

 

44% Very closely
36% Somewhat closely

14% Not very closely

  4% Not at all
  1% Not sure

        

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?

 

49% Favor

33% Oppose
18% Not sure

 

7* Suppose a police officer stops someone for a traffic violation or a violation of some other law. If the police officer suspects that the person they stopped might be an illegal immigrant, should the officer be required to check their immigration status?

 

68% Yes
22% No
10% Not sure

 

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