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Toplines - Texas Governor I - July 13, 2010

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Texas Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted July 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?

   

25% Strongly approve

12% Somewhat approve

  7% Somewhat disapprove

56% Strongly disapprove

  0% 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?

   

16% Strongly approve

39% Somewhat approve

19% Somewhat disapprove

25% Strongly disapprove

  0% Not sure

 

3* Election 2010: Texas Governor’s Race

 

 

Rick Perry (R)

Bill White (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

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

17%

43%

18%

20%

1%

Bill White

24%

28%

23%

18%

7%

 

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
 11% Somewhat favor
  6% Somewhat oppose
 24% Strongly oppose
  3% Not sure

6* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

28% Agree
64% Disagree
  9% Not sure

 

7* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

  2% Excellent

10% Good
36% Fair
51% Poor

  1% Not sure

8* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?

25% Better

50% Worse
19% Staying the same
  5% Not sure

 

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