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Toplines - 2010 South Dakota Governor Race - March 25, 2010

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South Dakota State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted March 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?

28% Strongly approve
15% Somewhat approve
10% Somewhat disapprove
45% Strongly disapprove
2% Not sure

2* How would you rate the job Mike Rounds has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

24% Strongly approve
40% Somewhat approve
24% Somewhat disapprove
11% Strongly disapprove
1% Not sure

3* 2010 South Dakota Governor’s Race

Dave Knudson (R)

32%

Scott Heidepriem (D)

37%

Some other candidate

13%

Not sure

19%

Dennis Daugaard (R)

49%

Scott Heidepriem (D)

32%

Some other candidate

6%

Not sure

13%

Gordon Howie (R)

34%

Scott Heidepriem (D)

39%

Some other candidate

9%

Not sure

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.

Candidate for the SD Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Knudson

4%

31%

13%

4%

48%

Daugaard

24%

36%

9%

5%

26%

Heidepriem

17%

25%

15%

18%

24%

Howie

8%

30%

14%

11%

36%

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