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Toplines - Nevada Governor - July 12, 2010

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Nevada State Survey of 750 Likely Voters

Conducted July 12, 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?

30% Strongly approve
18% Somewhat approve
  7% Somewhat disapprove
45% Strongly disapprove
  0% Not sure

2* 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?

      

  8% Strongly approve
25% Somewhat approve
20% Somewhat disapprove
44% Strongly disapprove
  2% Not sure

3* 2010 Nevada Governor’s Race

 

 

Brian Sandoval (R)

Rory Reid (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 12, 2010

57%

36%

3%

4%

June 22, 2010

55%

33%

8%

4%

June 9, 2010

54%

31%

3%

13%

April 27, 2010

53%

35%

6%

5%

March 31, 2010

55%

34%

6%

4%

March 3, 2010

53%

35%

7%

5%

February 3, 2010

45%

33%

11%

12%

 

 

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 NV Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Sandoval

24%

39%

20%

11%

6%

Reid

20%

22%

15%

38%

6%

 

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?

 

46% Strongly favor

  8% Somewhat favor

10% Somewhat oppose

33% Strongly oppose

  3% Not sure

 

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

 

65% Favor

28% Oppose
  7% Not sure

 

7* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

29% Agree
63% Disagree
  9% Not sure

 

8* Some people believe that the goal of immigration policy should be to keep out national security threats, criminals and those who would come here to live off our welfare system. Beyond that, all immigrants would be welcome. Do you agree or disagree with that goal for immigration policy?

 

62% Agree
22% Disagree
16% Not sure


7* Last year, Congress and the president enacted a $787 billion economic stimulus plan. So far, has the economic stimulus plan helped the economy, hurt the economy or had no impact on the economy?

32% Helped
39% Hurt
24% No impact
  5% Not sure

8* Did the new government spending in the stimulus package create new jobs?

 

27% Yes
57% No
15% Not sure

 

9* Which is a better way to create new jobs – cutting taxes or increasing government spending?   

 

58% Cutting taxes
       25% Increasing government spending

       17% Not sure

 

10* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?


         1% Excellent

         2% Good

       35% Fair

       62% Poor

         0% Not sure

11* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?

      

28% Better

       49% Worse

       20% Staying the same

         3% Not sure

12* Is the United States currently in a recession?


       74% Yes

       13% No

       13% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence