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Toplines - Alabama Senate - June 3, 2010

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Alabama Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 3, 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?

       29% Strongly approve
       11% Somewhat approve
         8% Somewhat disapprove
       50% Strongly disapprove
         1% Not sure

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

22% Strongly approve
35% Somewhat approve

21% Somewhat disapprove
21% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Alabama Senate Race

 

June 3, 2010

May 25, 2010

March 29, 2010

Richard Shelby (R)

58%

58%

59%

William Barnes (D)

31%

31%

32%

Some other candidate

3%

3%

3%

Not sure

7%

8%

6%

 

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 AL Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Shelby

32%

34%

17%

9%

8%

Barnes

9%

28%

20%

7%

37%

 

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?

 

59% Strongly favor

  9% Somewhat favor

  7% Somewhat oppose

22% Strongly oppose

         4% Not sure

 

6* In the long-term, will the recent Gulf Oil Spill have a devastating impact on the environment, a major impact, a modest impact, a minor impact, or will it have little lasting impact on the environment?  

 

       48% Devastating impact on the environment
       34% Major impact

    11% Modest impact
      4% Minor impact
      2% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
      2% Not sure

 

7* Who should pay for the clean-up from the oil leak – the companies who were drilling for oil, the government or both?

 

    78% Companies who were drilling for oil
      1% Government

    18% Both

         3% Not sure

 

 8* Should the U.S. military be used along the border with Mexico to prevent illegal immigration?

 

       80% Yes
         8% No
       12% Not sure

 

9* Should the U.S. Justice Department challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court?

 

        19% Yes
    65% No
    15% Not sure

 

10* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?  

 

       31% Yes
       53% No
       16% Not sure

 

11* Is The Tea Party movement good for the country or bad for the country?

 

        55% Good
        23% Bad

        14% Neither
         8% Not sure

      

12* Overall, how would you rate President Obama’s handling of the situation in Afghanistan…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

       15% Excellent
       17% Good
       37% Fair
       29% Poor
        2% Not sure

 

13* Is it possible for the United States to win the war in Afghanistan?

       44% Yes
       36% No
       20% Not sure

 

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