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Toplines - New York Governor - July 20, 2010

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New York State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted July 20, 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?

       31% Strongly approve
       22% Somewhat approve
       11% Somewhat disapprove
       34% Strongly disapprove
        2% Not sure

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

         9% Strongly approve
       33% Somewhat approve
       28% Somewhat disapprove
       27% Strongly disapprove
        4% Not sure

3* 2010 New York Governor’s Race

 

 

Rick Lazio (R)

Andrew Cuomo (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 20, 2010

27%

58%

6%

9%

June 24, 2010

28%

55%

4%

13%

April 27, 2010

24%

56%

6%

14%

March 29, 2010

29%

52%

6%

13%

March 1, 2010

30%

55%

5%

10%

 

 

Carl Paladino (R)

Andrew Cuomo (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 20, 2010

29%

58%

5%

8%

June 24, 2010

25%

55%

6%

13%

April 27, 2010

25%

55%

5%

15%

March 29, 2010

28%

51%

6%

15%

March 1, 2010

27%

56%

6%

11%

 

 

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 NY Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Paladino

10%

26%

26%

10%

28%

Lazio

7%

37%

26%

15%

15%

Cuomo

32%

32%

17%

16%

4%

 

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?

 

       41% Strongly favor
       15% Somewhat favor

       11% Somewhat oppose
       31% Strongly oppose
         2% 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?


       47% Favor

       38% Oppose

       16% Not sure

 

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

  1% Excellent

  5% Good
38% Fair
54% Poor

  2% Not sure

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

27% Better

37% Worse
29% Staying the same
  7% Not sure

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