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Toplines - Wisconsin Governor - August 24, 2010

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Wisconsin State Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted August 24, 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
  5% Somewhat disapprove
46% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

2* 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?

17% Strongly approve
26% Somewhat approve
13% Somewhat disapprove
43% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

3* 2010 Wisconsin Governor’s Race

 

 

Mark Neumann (R)

Tom Barrett (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

August 24, 2010

48%

44%

3%

4%

August 10, 2010

45%

43%

5%

7%

July 27, 2010

44%

45%

5%

6%

July 13, 2010

43%

45%

7%

5%

June 21, 2010

47%

39%

7%

7%

May 25, 2010

44%

42%

6%

8%

April 20, 2010

46%

46%

4%

5%

March 16, 2010

46%

42%

4%

8%

Feb. 17, 2010

44%

42%

4%

10%

 

 

 

Scott Walker (R)

Tom Barrett (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

August 24, 2010

47%

44%

4%

4%

August 10, 2010

49%

41%

3%

6%

July 27, 2010

50%

43%

2%

5%

July 13, 2010

48%

44%

4%

4%

June 21, 2010

49%

41%

3%

7%

May 25, 2010

48%

41%

3%

8%

April 20, 2010

46%

44%

3%

7%

March 16, 2010

48%

42%

2%

8%

Feb. 17, 2010

49%

40%

1%

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

20%

34%

17%

17%

12%

Walker

32%

23%

12%

24%

9%

Barrett

24%

21%

19%

28%

7%

 

 

5* In terms of how you will vote in the next national election, are you primarily interested in National Security issues such as the War with Iraq and the War on Terror, Economic issues such as jobs and economic growth, Domestic Issues like Social Security and Health Care, Cultural issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion, or Fiscal issues such as taxes and government spending?

 

       10% National Security Issues

       50% Economic Issues

       12% Domestic Issues

         7% Cultural Issues

       17% Fiscal Issues

         5% Not sure

 

6* Do you know anyone who is out of work and looking for a job?

 

       82% Yes
       15% No
         3% Not sure


7* Is the job market better than it was a year ago, worse than it was a year ago or about the same?

 

       17% Better
       44% Worse
       38% About the same
         2% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence