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Toplines - New York Governor - September 16, 2010

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New York State Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted September 16, 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?

     36% Strongly approve
     22% Somewhat approve
       8% Somewhat disapprove
     33% 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?

       9% Strongly approve
     34% Somewhat approve
     22% Somewhat disapprove
     34% Strongly disapprove
      1% Not sure

3* 2010 New York Governor’s Race

 

 

Carl Paladino (R)

Andrew Cuomo (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

September 16, 2010

38%

54%

2%

6%

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

22%

24%

14%

24%

15%

Cuomo

39%

20%

14%

21%

5%

 

5* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?

 

45% Favor
44% Oppose

11% Not sure

 

6* Okay, would you favor or oppose strict government sanctions on employers who hire illegal immigrants?

 

62% Favor
22% Oppose

16% Not sure

 

 

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