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Toplines - 2010 Election: California Senate Election - January 14, 2010

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California State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted January 14, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

1* 2010 California Senate Race

Carly Fiorina (R)

43%

Barbara Boxer (D)

46%

Some other candidate

3%

Not sure

8%

Chuck DeVore (R)

40%

Barbara Boxer (D)

46%

Some other candidate

4%

Not sure

10%

Tom Campbell (R)

42%

Barbara Boxer (D)

46%

Some other candidate

3%

Not sure

9%

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.

Candidate for the CA Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Boxer

25%

26%

12%

34%

4%

DeVore

4%

29%

19%

10%

37%

Fiorina

9%

29%

18%

16%

27%

Campbell

14%

35%

14%

9%

28%

3* Generally speaking, do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose the health care reform plan proposed by President Obama and the congressional Democrats?

25% Strongly favor
24% Somewhat favor

9% Somewhat oppose

39% Strongly oppose
2% Not sure

4* How likely is it that there will be another terrorist attack in the United States in the next year?


28% Very likely
35% Somewhat likely
23% Not very likely
6% Not at all likely
8% Not sure


5* Should the December attempt to blow up an airliner as it was landing in Detroit be investigated by military authorities as a terrorist act or by civilian authorities as a criminal act?

63% By the military as a terrorist act
21% By civilian authorities as a criminal act
16% Not sure

6* How do you rate the way that the government responded to the attempted bombing of a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

17% Excellent
24% Good
20% Fair
37% Poor
3% Not sure

7* Do you favor or oppose the use of full-body scanners at airports in the United States?

67% Favor
18% Oppose
15% Not sure

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

46% Yes
36% No
18% Not sure

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

3% Excellent
4% Good
38% Fair
55% Poor
1% Not sure

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

36% Better
35% Worse
25% Staying the same
4% Not sure

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