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Toplines - New Mexico Governor - June 3, 2010

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New Mexico State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 3, 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

    17% Somewhat approve

      9% Somewhat disapprove

    39% Strongly disapprove

      0% Not sure

 

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

   

    14% Strongly approve

    29% Somewhat approve

    21% Somewhat disapprove

    36% Strongly disapprove

      0% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Election for New Mexico Governor Race

 

 

6/3/2010

5/25/2010

3/24/2010

Susana Martinez (R)

44%

42%

32%

Diane Denish (D)

42%

43%

51%

Some other candidate

4%

3%

7%

Not sure

10%

12%

10%

 

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 NM Governor Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Martinez

22%

33%

19%

15%

11%

Denish

24%

27%

20%

21%

7%

   

 

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?

 

40% Strongly favor

12% Somewhat favor

12% Somewhat oppose

30% Strongly oppose

  6% Not sure

 

6* In the long-term, will the recent Gulf Oil Spill have a devastating impact on the environment, a major impact, a modest impact, a minor impact, or will it have little    lasting impact on the environment?

 

47% A devastating impact on the environment
32% A major impact

14% A modest impact
  4% A minor impact
  1% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
  2% Not sure

 

7* Who should pay for the clean-up from the oil leak – the companies who were drilling for

oil, the government or both?

 

74% The companies who were drilling for oil
  1% The government

22% Both

  2% Not sure

 

8* Should the U.S. military be used along the border with Mexico to prevent illegal immigration?

 

65% Yes
25% No
10% Not sure

 

9* Should the U.S. Justice Department challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court?

 

37% Yes
55% No
  8% Not sure

 

10* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?

 

    19% Yes
    66% No
    15% Not sure

 

11* Is The Tea Party movement good for the country or bad for the country?

 

    43% Good
    35% Bad

    16% Neither
      6% Not sure

   

12* Overall, how would you rate President Obama’s handling of the situation in Afghanistan…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

    17% Excellent
    25% Good
    37% Fair
    22% Poor
      0% Not sure

 

13* Is it possible for the United States to win the war in Afghanistan?

    38% Yes
    40% No
    22% Not sure

 

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