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Toplines - 2010 Ohio Governor - August 16, 2010

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Ohio Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted August 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?

   

    25% Strongly approve

    20% Somewhat approve

      9% Somewhat disapprove

    45% Strongly disapprove

      1% Not sure

 

2* 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?

   

    18% Strongly approve

    23% Somewhat approve

    23% Somewhat disapprove

    33% Strongly disapprove

      3% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Ohio Governor’s Race

 

 

John Kasich (R)

Ted Strickland (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

August 16, 2010

48%

40%

6%

7%

August 2, 2010

45%

42%

6%

7%

July 19, 2010

48%

43%

3%

5%

June 29, 2010

47%

40%

3%

10%

June 3, 2010

47%

42%

4%

8%

May 5, 2010

46%

45%

3%

6%

March 30, 2010

46%

45%

2%

7%

March 4, 2010

49%

38%

6%

7%

February 5-6, 2010

47%

41%

5%

8%

 

With Leaners

John Kasich (R)

Ted Strickland (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

August 16, 2010

52%

42%

2%

4%

 

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 OH Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Strickland

22%

22%

20%

31%

5%

Kasich

25%

26%

16%

17%

17%

 

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


  1% Excellent
  5% Good
33% Fair
61% Poor
  0% Not sure

 

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

    23% Better
    55% Worse
    20% About the same
      3% Not sure

 

7* Is the United States currently in a recession?


    76% Yes
    14% No

    10% Not sure

 

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