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Toplines - North Dakota House of Representatives - July 21, 2010

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    North Dakota State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted July 21, 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?

       23% Strongly approve
       17% Somewhat approve
       13% Somewhat disapprove
       46% Strongly disapprove
         1% Not sure

2* How would you rate the job John Hoeven has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been

doing?

      

       57% Strongly approve

       30% Somewhat approve

         7% Somewhat disapprove

         4% Strongly disapprove

         1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Election for United States House of Representatives

 

Rick Berg (R)

Earl Pomeroy (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

July 21, 2010

49%

46%

1%

5%

June 15-16, 2010

51%

44%

1%

5%

May 18-19, 2010

52%

43%

2%

3%

April 20, 2010

49%

45%

2%

4%

March 23, 2010

51%

44%

1%

4%

February 9-10, 2010

46%

40%

3%

11%

 

 

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 ND House of Reps. Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Pomeroy

32%

19%

14%

33%

3%

Berg

21%

34%

13%

14%

18%

 

5* A proposal has been made to repeal the health care bill and stop it from going into effect. Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose a proposal to repeal the health care bill?

51% Strongly favor
13% Somewhat favor
11% Somewhat oppose
21% Strongly oppose
  3% Not sure

6* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?

 

63% Favor

20% Oppose
16% Not sure

 

7* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

23% Agree
60% Disagree
17% Not sure

 

8* Some people believe that the goal of immigration policy should be to keep out national security threats, criminals and those who would come here to live off our welfare system. Beyond that, all immigrants would be welcome. Do you agree or disagree with that goal for immigration policy?

 

66% Agree
21% Disagree
14% Not sure


9* Last year, Congress and the president enacted a $787 billion economic stimulus plan. So far, has the economic stimulus plan helped the economy, hurt the economy or had no impact on the economy?

29% Helped
32% Hurt
33% No impact
  6% Not sure

10* Did the new government spending in the stimulus package create new jobs?

24% Yes
54% No
23% Not sure

11* Which is a better way to create new jobs – cutting taxes or increasing government spending?

 

69% Cutting taxes
13% Increasing government spending
18% Not sure

 

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

         1% Excellent

       10% Good

       51% Fair

       37% Poor

         1% Not sure

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

       29% Better

       44% Worse

       23% Staying the same

         4% Not sure

14* Is the United States currently in a recession?

       60% Yes

       22% No

       18% Not sure

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