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Toplines - Arizona Senate - April 13, 2010

Arizona State Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted April 13, 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?

28% Strongly approve

13% Somewhat approve

8% Somewhat disapprove

50% Strongly disapprove

1% Not sure

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

9% Strongly approve

39% Somewhat approve

28% Somewhat disapprove

23% Strongly disapprove

2% Not sure

3* 2010 Vote for Arizona Senate

John McCain (R)

54%

Rodney Glassman (D)

32%

Some other candidate

8%

Not sure

6%

J.D. Hayworth (R)

48%

Rodney Glassman (D)

39%

Some other candidate

7%

Not sure

7%

4* Favorables for Senate Candidate in Arizona

Candidate for the AZ Senate Race

Very favorable

Somewhat favorable

Somewhat unfavorable

Very unfavorable

Not sure

McCain

20%

32%

25%

21%

1%

Glassman

8%

24%

20%

14%

34%

Hayworth

16%

27%

19%

30%

8%

5* Will the health care plan passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama be good for the country or bad for the country?

32% Good
57% Bad
3% No impact
8% Not sure

6* 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?

53% Strongly favor
10% Somewhat favor
5% Somewhat oppose
28% Strongly oppose
4% Not sure

7* The health care plan passed by Congress would require every American to buy or obtain health insurance. Do you Strongly Favor, Somewhat Favor, Somewhat Oppose, or Strongly Oppose a federal law that requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance?

22% Strongly favor
14% Somewhat favor
13% Somewhat oppose
48% Strongly oppose
4% Not sure

8*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?

59% Favor
34% Oppose

7% Not sure

9* When you think about the major issues facing the country, whose views are closest to your own President Barack Obama or the average tea party member?

36% President Barack Obama
52% The average Tea Party member
12% Not sure

10* How concerned are you that those opposed to President Obama’s policies will resort to violence?

24% Very concerned
25% Somewhat concerned
24% Not very concerned
25% Not at all concerned
3% Not sure

11* Which is more important… gaining control of the border or legalizing the status of undocumented workers already living in the United States?

73% Gaining control of the border

20% Legalizing the status of undocumented workers
8% Not sure

12* How important is a candidate’s position on illegal immigration in determining how you will vote

51% Very important

32% Somewhat important

11% Not very important

2% Not at all important

4% Not sure

13* Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?


69% Yes
16% No
14% Not sure

14* President Obama has proposed allowing more offshore drilling in some areas. However, drilling will not be permitted off the coasts of California and the New England states. Should offshore oil drilling be permitted off the coasts of California and the New England states?

54% Yes
29% No
17% Not sure

15* Should individual states have the right to ban drilling off their own coastlines?

44% Yes
35% No
21% Not sure

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