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Toplines - Texas Republican Primary - September 16, 2009

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Texas

Survey of 790 Likely GOP Primary Voters

September 16, 2009

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?

10% Strongly approve

8% Somewhat approve

13% Somewhat disapprove

67% Strongly disapprove

2% 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?

20% Strongly approve

49% Somewhat approve

17% Somewhat disapprove

12% Strongly disapprove

2% Not sure

3* 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?

38% Perry

40% Hutchison

3% Medina

19% Not sure

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

Very favorable

Somewhat favorable

Somewhat unfavorable

Very unfavorable

Not sure

Rick Perry

22%

50%

16%

10%

2%

Kay Bailey Hutchison

24%

47%

19%

7%

2%

Debra Medina

2%

16%

19%

10%

53%

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