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Toplines - California Senate - August 24, 2010

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California State Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted August 24, 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?

36% Strongly approve
19% Somewhat approve
  7% Somewhat disapprove
36% Strongly disapprove
  2% 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?

  4% Strongly approve
22% Somewhat approve
31% Somewhat disapprove
38% Strongly disapprove
  5% Not sure

3* 2010 California Senate Race

 

Carly Fiorina (R)

Barbara Boxer (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

August 24, 2010

43%

44%

5%

8%

August 3, 2010

40%

45%

5%

10%

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%

 

 

With Leaners

Carly Fiorina (R)

Barbara Boxer (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

August 24, 2010

44%

49%

3%

4%

 

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

26%

20%

15%

37%

3%

Fiorina

16%

30%

18%

24%

11%

 

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

 

  0% Excellent
  2% Good
30% Fair

67% Poor

  1% Not sure

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

21% Better
51% Worse
23% Staying the same

  5% Not sure

7* Is the United States currently in a recession?

76% Yes

11% No
12% Not sure

 

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