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Toplines - New York Governor - June 24, 2010

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New York State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 24, 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
     27% Somewhat approve
     10% Somewhat disapprove
     29% Strongly disapprove
      0% 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?

       6% Strongly approve
     31% Somewhat approve
     25% Somewhat disapprove
     35% Strongly disapprove
      3% Not sure

3* 2010 New York Governor’s Race

 

 

Rick Lazio (R)

Andrew Cuomo (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

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

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

7%

28%

19%

13%

33%

Lazio

5%

44%

21%

11%

19%

Cuomo

29%

34%

17%

14%

6%

 

 

5* How closely have you followed news reports about those who have contributed money to Andrew Cuomo's gubernatorial campaign?

 

       6% Very closely
     20% Somewhat closely
     43% Not  very closely
     28% Not at all
       3% Not sure

 

6* In terms of how you will vote this November, how important is it who has contributed to Andrew Cuomo's campaign?

 

     22% Very important
     37% Somewhat important
     24% Not very important

     13% Not at all important
       4% Not sure

 

7* Generally speaking, would it better for New York if most incumbents in the state legislature were reelected this November or if most of them were defeated?

 

     10% Better if most incumbents were reelected

     68% Better if most incumbents were defeated

     22% Not sure

 

8* 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?

 

     32% Strongly favor
     11% Somewhat favor

     17% Somewhat oppose
     32% Strongly oppose
       8% Not sure

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

     16% Yes
     69% No
     15% Not sure   

 

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

 

     37% Good
     39% Bad
     14% Neither
     11% Not sure

 

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