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Toplines - Colorado Senate - June 7, 2010

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Colorado Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 7, 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

    14% Somewhat approve

      7% Somewhat disapprove

    50% Strongly disapprove

      1% 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?

   

    15% Strongly approve

    24% Somewhat approve

    19% Somewhat disapprove

    43% Strongly disapprove

      0% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Colorado Senate Race

 

                                                                               
 

 

 
 

June 7, 2010

 
 

May 3, 2010

 
 

April 5, 2010

 
 

March 2, 2010

 
 

February 2, 2010

 
 

Jane   Norton (R)

 
 

43%

 
 

46%

 
 

49%

 
 

44%

 
 

45%

 
 

Andrew   Romanoff (D)

 
 

42%

 
 

39%

 
 

38%

 
 

42%

 
 

38%

 
 

Some   other candidate

 
 

7%

 
 

6%

 
 

5%

 
 

6%

 
 

7%

 
 

Not   sure

 
 

8%

 
 

8%

 
 

8%

 
 

9%

 
 

10%

 

 

                                                                               
 

 

 
 

June 7, 2010

 
 

May 3, 2010

 
 

April 5, 2010

 
 

March 2, 2010

 
 

February 2, 2010

 
 

Jane   Norton (R)

 
 

46%

 
 

48%

 
 

46%

 
 

48%

 
 

51%

 
 

Michael   Bennet (D)

 
 

40%

 
 

41%

 
 

41%

 
 

39%

 
 

37%

 
 

Some   other candidate

 
 

9%

 
 

5%

 
 

5%

 
 

7%

 
 

5%

 
 

Not   sure

 
 

5%

 
 

6%

 
 

8%

 
 

6%

 
 

7%

 

 

                                                                               
 

 

 
 

June 7, 2010

 
 

May 3, 2010

 
 

April 5, 2010

 
 

March 2, 2010

 
 

February 2, 2010

 
 

Ken   Buck (R)

 
 

45%

 
 

45%

 
 

45%

 
 

41%

 
 

45%

 
 

Andrew   Romanoff (D)

 
 

39%

 
 

40%

 
 

37%

 
 

40%

 
 

39%

 
 

Some   other candidate

 
 

6%

 
 

5%

 
 

4%

 
 

5%

 
 

6%

 
 

Not   sure

 
 

11%

 
 

11%

 
 

13%

 
 

13%

 
 

10%

 

 

                                                                               
 

 

 
 

June 7, 2010

 
 

May 3, 2010

 
 

April 5, 2010

 
 

March 2, 2010

 
 

February 2, 2010

 
 

Ken   Buck (R)

 
 

46%

 
 

48%

 
 

44%

 
 

44%

 
 

45%

 
 

Michael   Bennet (D)

 
 

41%

 
 

41%

 
 

40%

 
 

38%

 
 

41%

 
 

Some   other candidate

 
 

5%

 
 

4%

 
 

3%

 
 

6%

 
 

5%

 
 

Not   sure

 
 

8%

 
 

7%

 
 

12%

 
 

11%

 
 

8%

 

 

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

 
 

13%

 
 

31%

 
 

16%

 
 

16%

 
 

24%

 
 

Bennet

 
 

18%

 
 

21%

 
 

18%

 
 

32%

 
 

10%

 
 

Romanoff

 
 

20%

 
 

25%

 
 

21%

 
 

21%

 
 

13%

 
 

Norton

 
 

15%

 
 

29%

 
 

20%

 
 

24%

 
 

12%

 

 

5* How closely have you followed recent news stories about a job offer made to Andrew Romanoff by the White House earlier this year?

 

39% Very closely

33% Somewhat closely
18% Not very closely
  7% Not at all
  2% Not sure

 

6* In terms of how you will vote this November, how important is the White House job offer made to Andrew Romanoff?

 

29% Very important
21% Somewhat important
23% Not very important
20% Not at all important
  7% Not sure

7* 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?

 

51% Strongly favor

  6% Somewhat favor

10% Somewhat oppose

29% Strongly oppose

  5% Not sure

 

8* How closely have you followed news stories about the new immigration law in Arizona?

 

63% Very closely

29% Somewhat closely
  4% Not very closely
  3% Not at all
  1% Not sure

 

9* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?


59% Favor

33% Oppose
  8% Not sure

 

10* Suppose a police officer stops someone for a traffic violation or a violation of some other law. If the police officer suspects that the person they stopped might be an illegal immigrant, should the officer be required to check their immigration status?

 

64% Yes
24% No
12% Not sure

 

11* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Elena Kagan?

 

13% Very favorable

21% Somewhat favorable

18% Somewhat unfavorable

22% Very unfavorable

27% Not sure

 

12* The U.S. Senate has the constitutional authority to confirm all Supreme Court nominees. Based upon what you know at this time, should the U.S. Senate confirm Elena Kagan as a Supreme Court Justice?

 

40% Yes
39% No
21% Not sure

 

13* In the long-term, will the recent Gulf Oil Spill have a devastating impact on the environment, a major impact, a modest impact, a minor impact, or will it have little lasting impact on the environment?

 

50% A devastating impact on the environment
31% A major impact

13% A modest impact
  5% A minor impact
  0% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
  1% Not sure

 

14* Who should pay for the clean-up from the oil leak - the companies who were drilling for oil, the government or both?

 

77% The companies who were drilling for oil
  2% The government

20% Both

  1% Not sure

 

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