Conducted October 11, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports
1* If the 2010 election for United States Senate were held today would you vote for Republican Brian Sandoval or Democrat Rory Reid? (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.)
55% Brian Sandoval
40% Rory Reid
3% Some other candidate
3% 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.
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?
4* Do the policies and practices of the federal government encourage people to enter the United States illegally?
5* Which is the better approach to dealing with illegal immigration—allowing individual states to act on their own to enforce immigration laws or relying upon the federal government to enforce immigration laws?
6* When it comes to determining how you will vote this November, how important is the issue of immigration?
7* Are most political debates informative or useless?
8* Where do you get most of your information about a political candidate – news reports, debates, political advertising, family and friends?
9* Do you know anyone who is out of work and looking for a job?
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 Jim Gibbons 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 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence