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Toplines - 2010 California Senate - July 12, 2010

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California State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted July 12, 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?

    34% Strongly approve
    23% Somewhat approve
      7% Somewhat disapprove
    35% Strongly disapprove
      1% Not sure

2* 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?

  6% Strongly approve
22% Somewhat approve
30% Somewhat disapprove
41% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

3* 2010 California Senate Race

 

Carly Fiorina (R)

Barbara Boxer (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

July 12, 2010

42%

49%

4%

5%

June 9, 2010

43%

48%

5%

5%

May 12, 2010

38%

45%

4%

12%

April 12, 2010

38%

42%

7%

13%

March 11, 2010

40%

46%

4%

10%

February 11, 2010

42%

46%

7%

5%

 

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 CA Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Boxer

25%

24%

11%

36%

4%

Fiorina

14%

34%

19%

22%

10%

 

5* 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?

 

40% Strongly favor

12% Somewhat favor

  8% Somewhat oppose

35% Strongly oppose

  5% Not sure

 

6* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

45% Agree
47% Disagree
  8% Not sure

 

7* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

  2% Excellent

  9% Good
36% Fair
53% Poor

  0% Not sure

8* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?

27% Better

49% Worse
20% Staying the same
  5% Not sure

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