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Toplines - Colorado Senate - July 26, 2010

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Colorado Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted July 26, 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?

      

       29% Strongly approve

       13% Somewhat approve

         8% Somewhat disapprove

       49% Strongly disapprove

         0% Not sure

 

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

      

       13% Strongly approve

       30% Somewhat approve

       19% Somewhat disapprove

       36% Strongly disapprove

         2% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Colorado Senate Race

 

                                                                                                 
 

 

 
 

Jane Norton (R)

 
 

Andrew Romanoff   (D)

 
 

Some Other   Candidate

 
 

Not Sure

 
 

July   26, 2010

 
 

44%

 
 

40%

 
 

8%

 
 

7%

 
 

July   8, 2010

 
 

44%

 
 

42%

 
 

5%

 
 

9%

 
 

June   7, 2010

 
 

43%

 
 

42%

 
 

7%

 
 

8%

 
 

May   3, 2010

 
 

46%

 
 

39%

 
 

6%

 
 

8%

 
 

April   5, 2010

 
 

49%

 
 

38%

 
 

5%

 
 

8%

 
 

March   2, 2010

 
 

44%

 
 

42%

 
 

6%

 
 

9%

 

 

                                                                                                 
 

 

 
 

Jane Norton (R)

 
 

Michael Bennet (D)

 
 

Some Other   Candidate

 
 

Not Sure

 
 

July   26, 2010

 
 

48%

 
 

39%

 
 

7%

 
 

6%

 
 

July   8, 2010

 
 

47%

 
 

40%

 
 

5%

 
 

7%

 
 

June   7, 2010

 
 

46%

 
 

40%

 
 

9%

 
 

5%

 
 

May   3, 2010

 
 

48%

 
 

41%

 
 

5%

 
 

6%

 
 

April   5, 2010

 
 

46%

 
 

41%

 
 

5%

 
 

8%

 
 

March   2, 2010

 
 

48%

 
 

39%

 
 

7%

 
 

6%

 

 

                                                                                                 
 

 

 
 

Ken Buck (R)

 
 

Andrew Romanoff   (D)

 
 

Some Other   Candidate

 
 

Not Sure

 
 

July   26, 2010

 
 

48%

 
 

42%

 
 

5%

 
 

6%

 
 

July   8, 2010

 
 

47%

 
 

42%

 
 

3%

 
 

8%

 
 

June   7, 2010

 
 

45%

 
 

39%

 
 

6%

 
 

11%

 
 

May   3, 2010

 
 

45%

 
 

40%

 
 

5%

 
 

11%

 
 

April   5, 2010

 
 

45%

 
 

37%

 
 

4%

 
 

13%

 
 

March   2, 2010

 
 

41%

 
 

40%

 
 

5%

 
 

13%

 

 

 

                                                                                                 
 

 

 

 

 
 

Ken Buck (R)

 
 

Michael Bennet (D)

 
 

Some Other   Candidate

 
 

Not Sure

 
 

July   26, 2010

 
 

48%

 
 

42%

 
 

5%

 
 

5%

 
 

July   8, 2010

 
 

48%

 
 

39%

 
 

5%

 
 

9%

 
 

June   7, 2010

 
 

46%

 
 

41%

 
 

5%

 
 

8%

 
 

May   3, 2010

 
 

48%

 
 

41%

 
 

4%

 
 

7%

 
 

April   5, 2010

 
 

44%

 
 

40%

 
 

3%

 
 

12%

 
 

March   2, 2010

 
 

44%

 
 

38%

 
 

6%

 
 

11%

 

 

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 CO Senate Race

 
 

Very   Favorable

 
 

Somewhat   Favorable

 
 

Somewhat   Unfavorable

 
 

Very   Unfavorable

 
 

Not   sure

 
 

Buck

 
 

14%

 
 

35%

 
 

24%

 
 

19%

 
 

7%

 
 

Bennet

 
 

15%

 
 

26%

 
 

18%

 
 

35%

 
 

6%

 
 

Romanoff

 
 

20%

 
 

27%

 
 

23%

 
 

21%

 
 

8%

 
 

Norton

 
 

15%

 
 

30%

 
 

26%

 
 

22%

 
 

6%

 

 

 

5* Okay….Now 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.

 

First…..Ken Buck             40% Very conservative

                         34% Somewhat conservative

                         12% Moderate

                           2% Somewhat liberal

                           2% Very liberal

                         10% Not sure

 

 

6* Next…Michael Bennet   2% Very conservative

                           9% Somewhat conservative

                         26% Moderate

                         31% Somewhat liberal

                         23% Very liberal

                           9% Not sure

 

 

7* Okay… Andrew Romanoff    1% Very conservative

                           8% Somewhat conservative

                         24% Moderate

                         34% Somewhat liberal

                         22% Very liberal

                         11% Not sure

 

8* last one…Jane Norton       32% Very conservative

                         35% Somewhat conservative

                         16% Moderate

                           5% Somewhat liberal

                           3% Very liberal

                           9% Not sure

 

9* Okay…Would it be more accurate to describe Ken Buck’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

             43% Mainstream
             36% Extreme
             21% Not sure

 

10* Would it be more accurate to describe Michael Bennet’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

             44% Mainstream
             42% Extreme
             14% Not sure

 

11* Would it be more accurate to describe Andrew Romanoff’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

             47% Mainstream
             36% Extreme
             17% Not sure

 

12* Would it be more accurate to describe Jane Norton’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

             52% Mainstream
             33% Extreme
             15% Not sure

 

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