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Toplines - 2010 Ohio Governor - August 30, 2010

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Ohio Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted August 30, 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?

  

   27% Strongly approve

   18% Somewhat approve

     8% Somewhat disapprove

   46% 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?

   14% Strongly approve

   25% Somewhat approve

   29% Somewhat disapprove

   30% Strongly disapprove

     1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Ohio Governor’s Race

 

 

John Kasich (R)

Ted Strickland (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

August 30, 2010

47%

39%

7%

7%

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 30, 2010

52%

40%

4%

4%

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

19%

23%

26%

27%

5%

Kasich

22%

26%

18%

19%

15%

 

5* In terms of how you will vote in the next national election, are you primarily interested in National Security issues such as the War with Iraq and the War on Terror, Economic issues such as jobs and economic growth, Domestic Issues like Social Security and Health Care, Cultural issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion, or Fiscal issues such as taxes and government spending?

 

   12% National Security Issues

   48% Economic Issues

   12% Domestic Issues

     3% Cultural Issues

   15% Fiscal Issues

   10% Not sure

 

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