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Questions - Ohio Governor - October 26, 2010

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Election 2010 Gubernatorial Scorecard

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Ohio Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted October 26, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

1* If the 2010 election for Ohio’s next Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican John Kasich or Democrat Ted Strickland? (Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidate names, so while half will hear the Republican candidate first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.)

 

48% John Kasich

44% Ted Strickland

  3% Some other candidate

  4% Not sure

 

2* 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.

 

Strickland

Kasich

 

3*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?

 

4* Would it be more accurate to describe John Kasich’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

5* Would it be more accurate to describe Ted Strickland’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

6* Which candidate for governor has a better plan for creating jobs in Ohio….John Kasich or Ted Strickland?

 

7* How would you rate your own personal finances these days?

8* Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?

 

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

 

10* 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?

 

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

 

 

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