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Toplines - Tennessee Governor - June 15, 2010

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Tennessee State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 15, 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?

25% Strongly approve
17% Somewhat approve
10% Somewhat disapprove
47% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

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

30% Strongly approve
45% Somewhat approve
18% Somewhat disapprove
  7% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

3* 2010 Tennessee’s Governor’s Race

 

 

Jun 15, 2010

Mar 22, 2010

Bill Haslam (R)

50%

45%

Mike McWherter (D)

32%

27%

Some other candidate

5%

5%

Not sure

14%

23%

 

 

Jun 15, 2010

Mar 22, 2010

Ron Ramsey (R)

44%

43%

Mike McWherter (D)

33%

29%

Some other candidate

7%

5%

Not sure

16%

23%

 

 

Jun 15, 2010

Mar 22, 2010

Zach Wamp (R)

44%

41%

Mike McWherter (D)

33%

31%

Some other candidate

8%

7%

Not sure

14%

22%

 

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 TN Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Haslam

23%

43%

11%

6%

17%

Ramsey

11%

35%

19%

11%

23%

McWherter

17%

28%

24%

14%

17%

Wamp

17%

34%

19%

10%

20%

 

5* 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?

 

55% Strongly favor

  8% Somewhat favor

  8% Somewhat oppose

22% Strongly oppose

  7% Not sure

 

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

 

56% Very closely

25% Somewhat closely

11% Not very closely

  7% Not at all

  2% Not sure

 

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


60% Favor

19% Oppose

21% Not sure

 

8* 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?

 

79% Yes

16% No

  5% Not sure

 

9*Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?

 

64% Yes

17% No

19% Not sure

 

10* In the long-term, will the recent Gulf Oil Spill have a devastating impact on the environment, a major impact, a modest impact, a minor impact, or will it have little lasting impact on the environment?  

 

 

38% Devastating impact on the environment
32% Major impact

21% Modest impact
  5% Minor impact
  4% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
  0% Not sure

 

11* Who should pay for the clean-up from the oil leak – the companies who were drilling for oil, the government or both?

 

78% Companies who were drilling for oil
  1% Government

20% Both

  1% Not sure

 

12* [Asked only to those who own a home] Is the value of your home worth more than the amount you owe on your mortgage?

 

56% Yes

33% No

11% Not sure

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