If it's in the News, it's in our Polls. Public opinion polling since 2003.

 

Toplines - Oregon Governor - September 8, 2010

See Article
See Crosstabs
Platinum Page

Oregon Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted September 8, 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?

38% Strongly approve
16% Somewhat approve
  5% Somewhat disapprove
41% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

2* 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?

16% Strongly approve
29% Somewhat approve
17% Somewhat disapprove
35% Strongly disapprove
  3% Not sure

3* 2010 Oregon Governor’s Race

 

Initial Preference

Chris Dudley (R)

John Kitzhaber (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

September 8, 2010

49%

44%

2%

5%

August 22, 2010

45%

44%

3%

8%

July 26, 2010

47%

44%

5%

4%

June 17, 2010

47%

45%

4%

4%

May 24, 2010

45%

44%

4%

6%

April 29, 2010

41%

41%

6%

13%

February 17, 2010

36%

42%

7%

15%

 

*Note:  All Surveys conducted prior to September 8 do not include leaners.

 

 

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 OR Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Dudley

21%

36%

19%

11%

13%

Kitzhaber

25%

23%

15%

30%

7%

 

 

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?

 

       10% National Security Issues

       46% Economic Issues

       19% Domestic Issues

        3% Cultural Issues

       17% Fiscal Issues

        5% Not sure

6* How angry are you at the current policies of the federal government?

       41% Very angry
       21% Somewhat angry
       21% Not very angry
       15% Not at all angry
         3% Not sure

7* 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?

       41% Strongly favor
         6% Somewhat favor
       11% Somewhat oppose
       37% Strongly oppose
         5% Not sure

 

8* If the health care bill is repealed would that be good for the economy, bad for the economy or would it have no impact on the economy?

 

       44% Good
       29% Bad
       15% No impact

       13% Not sure

 

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

 

     0% Excellent
      4% Good
     33% Fair
     63% Poor
       0% Not sure

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

 

       27% Better
       48% Worse
       22% Staying the same
         3% Not sure

11* Is the U.S. currently in a recession?

    74% Yes
13% No
13% Not sure

12* Do you know anyone who is out of work and looking for a job?

 

       83% Yes
       14% No
         3% Not sure


13* Is the job market better than it was a year ago, worse than it was a year ago or about the same?

 

       17% Better
       42% Worse
       39% Staying the same
         2% Not sure

 

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