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Toplines - South Carolina Governor - June 23, 2010

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South Carolina State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 23, 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?

      

       32% Strongly approve

       10% Somewhat approve

       10% Somewhat disapprove

       47% 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?

      

       12% Strongly approve

       32% Somewhat approve

       24% Somewhat disapprove

       29% Strongly disapprove

         2% Not sure

 

3* 2010 South Carolina Governor’s Race

 

                                         
 

Date

 
 

Nikki   Haley (R)

 
 

Vincent   Sheheen (D)

 
 

Some   other  candidate

 
 

Not   sure

 
 

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

 
 

34%

 
 

36%

 
 

15%

 
 

11%

 
 

5%

 
 

Sheheen

 
 

22%

 
 

28%

 
 

22%

 
 

13%

 
 

15%

 

 

5* Are South Carolina politicians more corrupt, less corrupt, or about as corrupt as politicians from most other states?

 

19% More corrupt

16% Less corrupt
59% About as corrupt

  6% Not sure

 

6* 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?

 

48% Strongly favor
  9% Somewhat favor
13% Somewhat oppose

24% Strongly oppose
  6% Not sure

 

7* How do you rate President Obama’s response to the major oil leak off Louisiana’s coast – excellent, good, fair or poor?

 

20% Excellent
15% Good
14% Fair
50% Poor
  1% Not sure

 

8* How do you rate the response of the companies associated with the oil rig accident to the major oil leak off Louisiana’s coast – excellent, good, fair or poor?

 

  4% Excellent
16% Good
30% Fair
47% Poor
  2% Not sure

 

9* Do individual states have the right to leave the United States and form an independent country?

 

17% Yes
67% No
17% Not sure

 

10* Over the next twenty-five years or so, how likely is it that some states will try to leave the United States and form an independent country?

11% Very likely
22% Somewhat likely
39% Not very likely
22% Not at all likely
  6% Not sure

 

11* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?

 

27% Yes
56% No
17% Not sure

 

12* Is The Tea Party movement good for the country or bad for the country?

 

49% Good
30% Bad

13% Neither
  9% Not sure

 

13* Is the value of your home worth more than the amount you owe on your mortgage?

 

53% Yes
37% No
10% Not sure

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