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Toplines - Arkansas Senate - February 1, 2010

Arkansas State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted February 1, 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?

20% Strongly approve
13% Somewhat approve
7% Somewhat disapprove
59% Strongly disapprove
1% Not sure

2* How would you rate the job Mike Beebe 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
51% Somewhat approve
17% Somewhat disapprove
7% Strongly disapprove
4% Not sure

3* 2010 Arkansas Senate Race

Kim Hendren (R)

51%

Blanche Lincoln (D)

35%

Some other candidate

7%

Not sure

7%

Gilbert Baker (R)

52%

Blanche Lincoln (D)

33%

Some other candidate

6%

Not sure

8%

Curtis Coleman (R)

50%

Blanche Lincoln (D)

34%

Some other candidate

7%

Not sure

9%

Tom Cox (R)

50%

Blanche Lincoln (D)

36%

Some other candidate

6%

Not sure

9%

John Boozman (R)

54%

Blanche Lincoln (D)

35%

Some other candidate

4%

Not sure

7%

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 AR Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Hendren

5%

30%

16%

3%

47%

Lincoln

21%

15%

16%

43%

5%

Baker

9%

31%

15%

7%

39%

Coleman

7%

32%

13%

6%

41%

Cox

7%

29%

15%

7%

42%

Boozman

24%

27%

16%

8%

25%

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

7% Excellent

26% Good

39% Fair

24% Poor

5% Not sure

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

11% Better

56% Worse

31% About the same

2% Not sure

7* Is it possible to balance the federal budget without raising taxes?

54% Yes
24% No
23% Not sure

8* Do you favor or oppose an income tax cut for all Americans?

47% Favor
30% Oppose
23% Not sure

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

66% Cutting taxes

9% Increasing government spending

17% Neither

8% Not sure

10* Who is winning the War on Terrorism…the United States and its allies or the terrorists?

40% United States and its allies

26% Terrorists

19% Neither

15% Not Sure

11* Is the United States today safer than it was before the 9/11 terrorist attacks?

37% Yes
44% No
20% Not sure

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