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Toplines - Kansas Governor - June 30, 2010

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Kansas State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 30, 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?

19% Strongly approve
16% Somewhat approve
11% Somewhat disapprove
53% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

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

17% Strongly approve
34% Somewhat approve
28% Somewhat disapprove
15% Strongly disapprove
  6% Not sure

3* 2010 Kansas Governor Race

 

Date

Sam Brownback (R)

Tom Holland (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

June 30, 2010

59%

31%

4%

5%

May 11, 2010

58%

27%

7%

8%

February 24, 2010

55%

33%

4%

8%

 

 

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 KS Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Brownback

31%

31%

12%

20%

5%

Holland

5%

26%

25%

11%

33%

 

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?

 

56% Strongly favor

13% Somewhat favor

  7% Somewhat oppose

22% Strongly oppose

  3% Not sure

 

6* Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?

 

61% Yes
23% No

16% Not sure

 

7* Should deepwater oil drilling be allowed?

 

49% Yes
29% No

225 Not sure

 

8* In the long-term, will the recent Gulf Oil Spill have a devastating impact on the environment, a major impact, a modest impact, a minor impact, or will it have little lasting impact on the environment?  
 

36% Devastating impact on the environment
34% Major impact

21% Modest impact
  4% Minor impact
  3% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
  1% Not sure

 

 

9* Who should pay for the clean-up from the oil leak – the companies who were drilling for oil, the government or both?

 

83% Companies who were drilling for oil
  1% Government

15% Both
  1% Not sure

 

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

 

    27% Yes
    50% No

    23% Not sure

 

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

    52% Good
    23% Bad
    16% Neither
      9% Not sure

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