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Toplines - Texas Governor - August 22, 2010

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Texas Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted on August 22, 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?

      

20% Strongly approve

14% Somewhat approve

11% Somewhat disapprove

54% 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?

      

21% Strongly approve

34% Somewhat approve

21% Somewhat disapprove

24% Strongly disapprove

  0% Not sure

 

3* Election 2010: Texas Governor’s Race

 

 

Rick Perry (R)

Bill White (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

August 22, 2010

     49%

41%

3%

7%

July 13, 2010

50%

41%

2%

7%

June 16, 2010

48%

40%

5%

8%

May 13, 2010

51%

38%

4%

6%

April 15, 2010

48%

44%

2%

6%

March 3, 2010

49%

43%

3%

6%

Feb 22, 2010

47%

41%

5%

7%

Feb 1, 2010

48%

39%

5%

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

20%

41%

17%

20%

2%

Bill White

19%

31%

23%

18%

10%

 

5* 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.

 

Candidate

Very Conservative

Somewhat Conservative

Moderate

Somewhat Liberal

Very Liberal

Not Sure

Rick Perry

34%

42%

13%

3%

3%

5%

Bill White

6%

14%

29%

29%

13%

9%

6* I’m going to read you a short list of names.  Tell me whether that person is mainstream or extreme.

Candidate

Mainstream

Extreme

Not Sure

Rick Perry

51%

33%

16%

Bill White

52%

29%

20%

 

 

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