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Toplines - Alaska Senate - August 31, 2010

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Alaska Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted August 31, 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

    15% Somewhat approve

      7% Somewhat disapprove

    47% Strongly disapprove

      0% Not sure

 

2* How would you rate the job Sean Parnell 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

    42% Somewhat approve

    26% Somewhat disapprove

     14% Strongly disapprove

       1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Alaska Senate Race

 

Date

Joe Miller (R)

Scott McAdams (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

August 31, 2010

50%

44%

4%

2%

 

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

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Moderate

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Miller (R)

25%

25%

11%

33%

5%

McAdams(D)

13%

30%

18%

18%

21%

 

5* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the News. For each, please let me know what ideology the candidate has.

 

Candidate

Very Conservative

Somewhat Conservative

Moderate

Somewhat Liberal

Very Liberal

Not Sure

Miller (R)

65%

21%

4%

2%

2%

6%

McAdams(D)

3%

9%

32%

21%

12%

23%

 

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

 

Candidate Views

Mainstream

Extreme

Not sure

Miller

42%

48%

10%

McAdams

47%

21%

32%

 

 

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

 

    19% Excellent

37% Good

30% Fair

11% Poor

3% Not Sure

 

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

 

    33% Better

    34% Worse

    30% About the Same

    2% Not Sure

 

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