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Toplines - Michigan Governor - June 9, 2010

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Michigan Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 9, 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?

35% Strongly approve
14% Somewhat approve
12% Somewhat disapprove
39% Strongly disapprove
  0% Not sure

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

   

    16% Strongly approve

    25% Somewhat approve

    17% Somewhat disapprove

    42% Strongly disapprove

      0% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Michigan Governor Race

 

 

June 9, 2010

February 9, 2010

Mike Cox (R)

40%

40%

Virg Bernero (D)

34%

34%

Some other candidate

9%

9%

Not sure

16%

17%

 

 

June 9, 2010

February 9, 2010

Peter Hoekstra (R)

39%

43%

Virg Bernero (D)

36%

30%

Some other candidate

10%

7%

Not sure

16%

19%

 

Rick Snyder (R)

42%

Virg Bernero (D)

30%

Some other candidate

7%

Not sure

22%

 

 

June 9, 2010

February 9, 2010

Mike Cox (R)

39%

35%

Andy Dillon (D)

37%

36%

Some other candidate

8%

11%

Not sure

15%

17%

 

 

June 9, 2010

February 9, 2010

Peter Hoekstra (R)

40%

41%

Andy Dillon (D)

35%

34%

Some other candidate

9%

10%

Not sure

17%

15%

 

Rick Snyder (R)

41%

Andy Dillon (D)

33%

Some other candidate

6%

Not sure

20%



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 Michigan Governor Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Cox

15%

33%

25%

15%

12%

Bernero

9%

28%

19%

12%

33%

Hoekstra

15%

30%

16%

17%

22%

Dillon

9%

28%

19%

15%

29%

Snyder

16%

31%

16%

12%

26%

 

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?

44% Strongly favor
12% Somewhat favor
  6% Somewhat oppose
32% Strongly oppose
  7% Not sure

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

 

49% Very closely
33% Somewhat closely

11% Not very closely

  5% Not at all
  2% Not sure

     

7* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?

 

56% Favor

28% Oppose
16% Not sure

 

8* 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?

 

66% Yes
21% No
13% Not sure

 

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