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Toplines - Arizona Senate - September 7, 2010

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Arizona State Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted September 7, 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?

      

         24% Strongly approve

         15% Somewhat approve

          5% Somewhat disapprove

         54% 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 she’s been doing?

      

       34% Strongly approve

       30% Somewhat approve

         6% Somewhat disapprove

       30% Strongly disapprove

         0% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Arizona Senate Race

 

 

Candidate

John McCain (R)

Rodney Glassman (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

September 7, 2010

51%

37%

7%

6%

August 25, 2010

53%

31%

10%

6%

July 29, 2010

53%

34%

11%

3%

May 17, 2010

57%

28%

9%

7%

April 13, 2010

54%

32%

8%

6%

 

 

4* Favorables for Senate Candidate in Arizona

 

Candidate for  the AZ Senate Race

Very favorable

Somewhat favorable

Somewhat unfavorable

Very unfavorable

Not sure

McCain

14%

31%

33%

22%

1%

Glassman

12%

21%

23%

18%

26%

 

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

       53% Economic Issues

       12% Domestic Issues

         6% Cultural Issues

       13% Fiscal Issues

         6% Not sure

6* Have you ever attended a town hall meeting or some other event featuring your congressman or senator?

    33% Yes
65% No
  2% Not sure

7* When members of Congress hold town hall meetings, is it more important for congressmen to explain legislation and issues to people or is it more important for the congressmen to hear the views of their constituents?

    20% Explain legislation and issues
74% Hear the view of their constituents
  6% Not sure

8* Do most members of Congress care what their constituents think?

    12% Yes
78% No
11% Not sure

9* How angry are you at the current policies of the federal government?

       53% Very angry
       14% Somewhat angry
       22% Not very angry
         9% Not at all angry
         2% Not sure

10* Would you agree or disagree with the following statement - Neither Republican political leaders nor Democratic political leaders have a good understanding of what is needed today?

       60% Agree
       31% Disagree
         9% Not sure

11* Is your representative in Congress the best possible person for the job?

       20% Yes
       54% No
       27% Not sure

12* Regardless of how Congress is doing overall, does your local representative in Congress deserve to be reelected?

       36% Yes
       46% No
       17% Not sure

 

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

 

       83% Yes
       12% No
         4% Not sure


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

 

       10% Better
       49% Worse
       39% About the same
         2% Not sure

 

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