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Toplines - Nevada Governor - September 1, 2010

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Nevada State Survey of 750 Likely Voters

Conducted September 1, 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?

33% Strongly approve
15% Somewhat approve
  7% Somewhat disapprove
43% Strongly disapprove
  2% 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?

   

12% Strongly approve
26% Somewhat approve
20% Somewhat disapprove
39% Strongly disapprove
  2% Not sure

3* 2010 Nevada Governor’s Race

 

 

Brian Sandoval (R)

Rory Reid (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

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%

 

 

 

With Leaners

Brian Sandoval (R)

Rory Reid (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

September 1, 2010

60%

36%

0%

4%

August 16, 2010

55%

40%

0%

5%

 

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

36%

28%

21%

10%

6%

Reid

16%

25%

16%

33%

9%

 

5* In terms of how you will vote in the next national election, are you primarily interested in National Security issues such as the War with Iraq and the War on Terror, Economic issues such as jobs and economic growth, Domestic Issues like Social Security and Health Care, Cultural issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion, or Fiscal issues such as taxes and government spending?

 

      9% National Security Issues

    51% Economic Issues

    10% Domestic Issues

      5% Cultural Issues

    16% Fiscal Issues

      9% Not sure

6* How angry are you at the current policies of the federal government?

     46% Very angry
     16% Somewhat angry
     21% Not very angry
     11% Not at all angry
       6% Not sure

7* Would you agree or disagree with the following statement - Neither Republican political leaders nor Democratic political leaders have a good understanding of what is needed today?

     57% Agree
     26% Disagree
     18% Not sure

8* Do you know anyone who is out of work and looking for a job?

 

     86% Yes
     11% No
       3% Not sure


9* Is the job market better than it was a year ago, worse than it was a year ago or about the same?

 

     14% Better
     56% Worse
     28% About the same
       2% Not sure

 

 

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