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Toplines - Massachusetts Governor - May 10, 2010

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Massachusetts State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted May 10, 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?

42% Strongly approve
21% Somewhat approve
11% Somewhat disapprove
26% Strongly disapprove
1% Not sure

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

12% Strongly approve
36% Somewhat approve
19% Somewhat disapprove
31% Strongly disapprove
1% Not sure

3* 2010 Massachusetts Governor Race

May 10, 2010

Charlie Baker (R)

32%

Grace Ross (D)

27%

Tim Cahill (I)

16%

Not sure

25%

May 10, 2010

April 5, 2010

March 8, 2010

November 23, 2009

Charlie Baker (R)

31%

27%

32%

28%

Deval Patrick (D)

45%

35%

35%

33%

Tim Cahill (I)

14%

23%

19%

25%

Not sure

10%

15%

14%

14%

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 MA Governor Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Patrick

11%

42%

21%

26%

1%

Ross

4%

20%

14%

13%

49%

Cahill

6%

29%

23%

18%

24%

Baker

14%

27%

19%

15%

24%

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?

35% Strongly favor
11% Somewhat favor
6% Somewhat oppose
39% Strongly oppose
9% Not sure

6* Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?

51% Yes
28% No
21% Not sure

7* How concerned are you that new offshore drilling will cause environmental problems?

39% Very concerned
38% Somewhat concerned

15% Not very concerned

5% Not at all concerned

3% Not sure

8* Is the value of your home worth more than your mortgage?

53% Yes
42% No
5% Not sure

9* As a nation, is America overtaxed?

52% Yes
37% No
12% Not sure

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