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Toplines - Nevada Governor - September 13, 2010

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Nevada State Survey of 750 Likely Voters

Conducted September 13, 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?

34% Strongly approve
12% Somewhat approve
  5% Somewhat disapprove
46% Strongly disapprove
  3% 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
29% Somewhat approve
17% Somewhat disapprove
42% Strongly disapprove
  5% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Nevada Governor’s Race

 

 

Brian Sandoval (R)

Rory Reid (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

September 13, 2010

52%

39%

3%

5%

September 1, 2010

58%

33%

2%

7%

August 16, 2010

52%

36%

3%

8%

July 27, 2010

50%

40%

6%

4%

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%

 

*Note: Results from surveys conducted prior to September 13 do not include leaners.

 

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

30%

29%

17%

19%

5%

Reid

21%

23%

16%

34%

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?

45% Strongly favor
10% Somewhat favor
  7% Somewhat oppose
34% Strongly oppose
  5% Not sure

 

6* If the health care bill is repealed would that be good for the economy, bad for the economy or would it have no impact on the economy?

 

45% Good
27% Bad
19% No impact

  9% 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?

 

62% Favor

31% Oppose
  7% Not sure

 

8* Would you favor or oppose strict government sanctions on employers who hire illegal immigrants?

 

75% Favor
15% Oppose
10% Not sure

9* A proposal has been made for a long-term federal jobs program focused on roads, bridges and other transportation infrastructure. The program is expected to cost at least $50 billion. Do you favor or oppose a $50 billion federal jobs and infrastructure program?

44% Favor
39% Oppose
17% Not sure

10* Is the proposed infrastructure program likely to help the economy, hurt the economy, or have no impact on the economy?

46% Help

26% Hurt

18% No impact

  9% Not sure

 

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

 

62% Cutting taxes
16% Increasing government spending
23% Not sure

 

12*I’m going to read you a short list of issues in the news. For each, please let me know which political party you trust more to handle that issue.

 

Issue

Republicans

Democrats

Not sure

Economy

47%

39%

13%

Government Ethics & Corruption

36%

33%

31%

Health Care

44%

41%

15%

 

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