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Toplines - Utah Governor - August 23, 2010

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Utah State Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted August 23, 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?

 

19% Strongly approve

14% Somewhat approve

16% Somewhat disapprove

51% Strongly disapprove

  1% Not sure

 

2* How do you rate the way that Gary Herbert 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

46% Somewhat approve

21% Somewhat disapprove

  9% Strongly disapprove

  4% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Utah Governor’s Race

 

Date

Gary Herbert (R)

Peter Corroon (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

August 23, 2010

60%

29%

2%

8%

June 23, 2010

58%

31%

2%

8%

April 8, 2010

57%

29%

4%

10%

 

 

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 the UT Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Herbert

24%

45%

17%

8%

7%

Corroon

21%

30%

22%

11%

17%

 

5* Okay now 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 Ideology

Very Conservative

Somewhat Conservative

Moderate

Somewhat Liberal

Very Liberal

Not sure

Herbert

27%

48%

13%

2%

3%

8%

Corroon

5%

11%

36%

25%

7%

16%

 

6* Would it be more accurate to describe [candidate’s] views as mainstream or extreme?

 

 

Candidate Views

Mainstream

Extreme

Not sure

Herbert

67%

18%

15%

Corroon

44%

30%

26%

 

 

7* How would you rate your own personal finances these days?


15% Excellent
31% Good

36% Fair

15% Poor

  4% Not sure

 

8* Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?

 

24% Better

46% Worse

28% About the same

  2% Not sure

 

 

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