Conducted October 26, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports
1* If the 2010 Election for Governor of Maine were held today would you vote for Republican Paul LePage , Democrat Libby Mitchell or Independent Eliot Cutler? (Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidate names, so while half will hear the Republican candidate first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.)
4% Some other Candidate
5% Not Sure
2* 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.
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?
4* Would it be more accurate to describe [candidate’s name] as mainstream or extreme?
5* Have you ever voted for an independent candidate not affiliated with either major party?
6* Are you more likely or less likely to vote for an independent candidate in this election than in past elections?
7* How would you rate your own personal finances these days?
8* Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?
9* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?
10* 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?
11* How would you rate the job John Baldacci has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence