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Toplines - Pennsylvania Governor - March 16, 2010

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Pennsylvania State Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted March 16, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports

1* How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President-Elect… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

29% Strongly approve

19% Somewhat approve

10% Somewhat disapprove

41% Strongly disapprove

1% Not sure

2* How do you rate the way that Ed Rendell is performing his role as Governor? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

16% Excellent

29% Good

22% Fair

31% Poor

1% Not Sure

3* 2010 Pennsylvania Election for Governor

February 10, 2010

March 16, 2010

Tom Corbett (R)

49%

46%

Jack Wagner (D)

28%

33%

Some other candidate

5%

6%

Not sure

17%

16%

February 10, 2010

March 16, 2010

Tom Corbett (R)

51%

49%

Joe Hoeffel (D)

29%

28%

Some other candidate

5%

5%

Not sure

15%

18%

February 10, 2010

March 16, 2010

Tom Corbett (R)

52%

46%

Dan Onorato (D)

26%

29%

Some other candidate

5%

7%

Not sure

17%

17%

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.

Corbett

Wagner

Onorato

Hoeffel

Very Favorable

18%

8%

13%

8%

Somewhat Favorable

41%

32%

23%

20%

Somewhat Unfavorable

16%

19%

23%

21%

Very Unfavorable

17%

11%

13%

14%

Not Sure

18%

29%

28%

36%

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence