Conducted October 25, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports
1* If the 2010 Election for Governor of Oregon were held today would you vote for Republican Chris Dudley or Democrat John Kitzhaber? (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.)
49% Chris Dudley
46% John Kitzhaber
3% Some other candidate
3% 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.
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* 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.
5* Would it be more accurate to describe Chris Dudley’s views as mainstream or extreme?
6* Would it be more accurate to describe John Kitzhaber’s views as mainstream or extreme?
7* Are you more likely in this election to vote for a candidate with political experience or one who has never held office before?
8* Do you know anyone who is out of work and looking for a job?
9* Is the job market better than it was a year ago, worse than it was a year ago or about the same?
10* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?
11* 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?
12* How would you rate the job Ted Kulongoski 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