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Toplines - Texas Republican Primary - January 17, 2010

Daily Snapshot

Texas Survey of 831 Likely GOP Primary Voters

Conducted January 17, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports

1* Suppose the Republican Primary for the 2010 Governor’s race were held today. Would you vote for Rick Perry, Kay Bailey Hutchison or Debra Medina?

43% Perry

33% Hutchison

12% Medina

11% Not sure

2* 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

Very favorable

Somewhat favorable

Somewhat unfavorable

Very unfavorable

Not sure

Rick Perry

26%

46%

17%

9%

1%

Kay Bailey Hutchison

23%

50%

21%

4%

2%

Debra Medina

12%

31%

20%

9%

28%

3* Should Kay Bailey Hutchison remain in her position as senator while she is running for Governor?

65% Yes

22% No

13% Not sure

4* 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?

8% Strongly approve

8% Somewhat approve

10% Somewhat disapprove

73% Strongly disapprove

1% Not sure

5* 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?

22% Strongly approve

46% Somewhat approve

20% Somewhat disapprove

11% Strongly disapprove

1% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence