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Questions - California Senate - October 21, 2010

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California State Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted October 21, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

1* If the 2010 election for United States Senate were held today would you vote for Republican Carly Fiorina or Democrat Barbara Boxer? (Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidate names, so while half will hear the Republican candidate first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.)

       46% Fiorina
       48% Boxer
         3% Some other candidate
         3% Not Sure

 

2* 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.

 

Fiorina
Boxer

 

3*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?

 

4* I’m going to read you a short list of names.  In political terms please tell me whether that person is very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, somewhat liberal or very liberal.

 

Fiorina
Boxer

 

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

 

Fiorina
Boxer

 

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

 

7* 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?

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

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence