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Toplines - Wisconsin Governor - April 20, 2010

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Wisconsin Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted April 20, 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?

31% Strongly approve

17% Somewhat approve

12% Somewhat disapprove

40% Strongly disapprove

0% Not sure

1* How would you rate the job Jim Doyle has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

12% Strongly approve
25% Somewhat approve
18% Somewhat disapprove
42% Strongly disapprove
3% Not sure

3* 2010 Wisconsin Governor’s Race

April 20, 2010

March 16, 2010

February 17, 2010

Mark Neumann (R)

46%

46%

44%

Tom Barrett (D)

46%

42%

42%

Some other candidate

4%

4%

4%

Not sure

5%

8%

10%



April 20, 2010

March 16, 2010

February 17, 2010

Scott Walker (R)

46%

48%

49%

Tom Barrett (D)

44%

42%

40%

Some other candidate

3%

2%

1%

Not sure

7%

8%

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 WI Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Neumann

19%

34%

19%

12%

16%

Walker

28%

20%

17%

16%

18%

Barrett

18%

22%

22%

24%

13%

5*Some people believe a federal law requiring every American to buy or obtain health insurance is unconstitutional. Some states have announced that they will sue the federal government to fight that requirement. Would you favor or oppose having your state sue the federal government to prevent it from becoming law?

46% Favor
42% Oppose

12% Not sure

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

0% Excellent

6% Good

43% Fair

50% Poor
1% Not sure

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

40% Better

33% Worse

22% About the same
5% Not sure

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