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Toplines - Pennsylvania Governor - May 19, 2010

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Pennsylvania State Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted May 19, 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

20% Somewhat approve

13% Somewhat disapprove

39% Strongly disapprove

  1% Not sure

 

2* How would you rate the job Ed Rendell has been doing as Governor… do you strongly

approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been

doing?

 

11% Strongly approve

31% Somewhat approve

21% Somewhat disapprove

34% Strongly disapprove

 3% Not Sure

 

3* 2010 Pennsylvania Election for Governor

 

 

May 19, 2010

April 15, 2010

March 16, 2010

February 10, 2010

Tom Corbett (R)

49%

45%

46%

52%

Dan Onorato (D)

36%

36%

29%

26%

Some other candidate

4%

8%

7%

5%

Not sure

10%

11%

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

Onorato

Very Favorable

27%

15%

Somewhat Favorable

30%

31%

Somewhat Unfavorable

15%

18%

Very Unfavorable

  11%

14%

Not Sure

17%

22%

 

5* How closely have you followed news stories about the new immigration law in Arizona?

 

49% Very closely
33% Somewhat closely

12% Not very closely

  4% Not at all
  2% Not sure

    

6* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?

 

53% Favor

29% Oppose
18% Not sure

 

7* Suppose a police officer stops someone for a traffic violation or a violation of some other law. If the police officer suspects that the person they stopped might be an illegal immigrant, should the officer be required to check their immigration status?

 

71% Yes
18% No
11% Not sure

 

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