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Toplines - 2010 Texas Governor - May 13, 2010

 

Texas Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted May 13, 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

       15% Somewhat approve

         7% Somewhat disapprove

       50% Strongly disapprove

         1% Not sure

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

      

       15% Strongly approve

       40% Somewhat approve

       18% Somewhat disapprove

       24% Strongly disapprove

         3% Not sure

 

3* Election 2010: Texas Governor’s Race

 

                                                                               
 

 

 
 

May 13, 2010

 
 

April 15, 2010

 
 

March 3, 2010

 
 

Feb 22, 2010

 
 

Feb 1, 2010

 
 

Rick Perry (R)

 
 

51%

 
 

48%

 
 

49%

 
 

47%

 
 

48%

 
 

Bill White (D)

 
 

38%

 
 

44%

 
 

43%

 
 

41%

 
 

39%

 
 

Some other candidate

 
 

4%

 
 

2%

 
 

3%

 
 

5%

 
 

5%

 
 

Not sure

 
 

6%

 
 

6%

 
 

6%

 
 

7%

 
 

8%

 

 

 

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 TX Governor’s Race

 
 

Very   favorable

 
 

Somewhat   favorable

 
 

Somewhat   unfavorable

 
 

Very   unfavorable

 
 

Not sure

 
 

Rick   Perry

 
 

17%

 
 

38%

 
 

19%

 
 

24%

 
 

2%

 
 

Bill   White

 
 

15%

 
 

32%

 
 

26%

 
 

15%

 
 

12%

 

 

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?

       53% Strongly favor
       10% Somewhat favor
         9% Somewhat oppose
       24% Strongly oppose
         5% Not sure

6* Regardless of how Congress is doing overall, does your local representative in Congress deserve to be reelected? 

       42% Yes
        35% No
       22% Not sure 

 

7* Generally speaking, would it better for the country if most incumbents in Congress were reelected this November or if most of them were defeated?

 

       15% Most incumbents in Congress were reelected

       65% Most were defeated
       20% Not sure

 

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