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Toplines - 2010 Ohio Governor - August 2, 2010

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Ohio Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted August 2, 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?

   

    29% Strongly approve

    17% Somewhat approve

    11% Somewhat disapprove

    42% 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?

   

    17% Strongly approve

    26% Somewhat approve

    25% Somewhat disapprove

    29% Strongly disapprove

      3% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Ohio Governor’s Race

 

 

John Kasich (R)

Ted Strickland (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

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%

 

 

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

18%

25%

22%

29%

6%

Kasich

21%

26%

16%

18%

20%

 

 

5* Okay now I’m going to read you a short list of names. In political terms, please tell me whether that person is very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, somewhat liberal or very liberal.

 

Candidate Ideology

Very Conservative

Somewhat Conservative

Moderate

Somewhat Liberal

Very Liberal

Not sure

Strickland

6%

12%

24%

31%

17%

10%

Kasich

28%

29%

15%

4%

3%

21%

 

6* Would it be more accurate to describe [candidate’s] views as mainstream or extreme?

 

Candidate Views

Mainstream

Extreme

Not sure

Strickland

41%

35%

24%

Kasich

40%

26%

34%

 

 

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