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Toplines - South Carolina Governor - August 25, 2010

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Prior Survey

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South Carolina State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted August 25, 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?

      

       31% Strongly approve

         8% Somewhat approve

         6% Somewhat disapprove

       54% Strongly disapprove

         1% Not sure

 

2* How would you rate the job Mark Sanford 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

       36% Somewhat approve

       23% Somewhat disapprove

       28% Strongly disapprove

         2% Not sure

 

3* 2010 South Carolina Governor’s Race

 

Date

Nikki Haley (R)

Vincent Sheheen (D)

Some other  candidate

Not sure

August 25, 2010

52%

36%

3%

10%

July 29, 2010

49%

35%

4%

12%

June 23, 2010

52%

40%

3%

5%

June 10, 2010

55%

34%

5%

6%

 

 

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 SC Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Haley

30%

34%

12%

13%

11%

Sheheen

18%

26%

24%

11%

22%

 

5* 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.

 

 

Very Conservative

Somewhat Conservative

Moderate

Somewhat Liberal

Very Liberal

Not Sure

Haley

35%

40%

7%

3%

5%

11%

Sheheen

8%

11%

26%

21%

12%

22%

 

6* Would it be more accurate to describe Nikki Haley’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

54% Mainstream

24% Extreme
22% Not sure

 

7* Would it be more accurate to describe Vincent Sheheen’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

36% Mainstream
30% Extreme
34% Not sure

8* How would you rate your own personal finances these days?

  9% Excellent
29% Good
38% Fair

19% Poor
 6% Not sure

 9* Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?

15% Better
52% Worse
31% About the same
 2% Not sure

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