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Toplines - Colorado Senate - March 2, 2010

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Colorado Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted March 2, 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?

26% Strongly approve
17% Somewhat approve
10% Somewhat disapprove
46% 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?

14% Strongly approve
20% Somewhat approve
28% Somewhat disapprove
35% Strongly disapprove
3% Not sure

3* 2009 Colorado Senate Race

January 13, 2010

February 2, 2010

March 2, 2010

Jane Norton (R)

47%

45%

44%

Andrew Romanoff (D)

35%

38%

42%

Some other candidate

5%

7%

6%

Not sure

14%

10%

9%

January 13, 2010

February 2, 2010

March 2, 2010

Jane Norton (R)

49%

51%

48%

Michael Bennet (D)

37%

37%

39%

Some other candidate

3%

5%

7%

Not sure

11%

7%

6%

January 13, 2010

February 2, 2010

March 2, 2010

Tom Wiens (R)

44%

42%

41%

Andrew Romanoff (D)

39%

40%

41%

Some other candidate

4%

6%

6%

Not sure

14%

12%

13%

January 13, 2010

February 2, 2010

March 2, 2010

Tom Wiens (R)

44%

45%

43%

Michael Bennet (D)

38%

40%

40%

Some other candidate

4%

5%

7%

Not sure

14%

9%

11%

January 13, 2010

February 2, 2010

March 2, 2010

Ken Buck (R)

40%

45%

41%

Andrew Romanoff (D)

39%

39%

40%

Some other candidate

5%

6%

5%

Not sure

16%

10%

13%

January 13, 2010

February 2, 2010

March 2, 2010

Ken Buck (R)

43%

45%

44%

Michael Bennet (D)

38%

41%

38%

Some other candidate

4%

5%

6%

Not sure

15%

8%

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

12%

28%

13%

10%

37%

Bennet

16%

26%

18%

26%

14%

Romanoff

17%

25%

19%

19%

20%

Wiens

11%

24%

16%

11%

38%

Norton

21%

28%

13%

21%

17%

5* 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?

21% Strongly favor
22% Somewhat favor
7% Somewhat oppose
49% Strongly oppose
2% Not sure

6* How would you rate the way that Barack Obama has handled the issue of healthcare reform…excellent, good, fair or poor?

13% Excellent
18% Good
17% Fair
51% Poor
0% Not sure

7* What would be a better strategy to reform the healthcare system...passing a comprehensive bill that covers all aspects of the healthcare system or passing smaller bills that address problems individually?

28% Passing a comprehensive bill that cover all aspects of the healthcare system

62% Passing smaller bills that address problems individually

10% Not sure

8* When it comes to health care decisions, who do you fear the most: the federal government or private insurance companies?

48% Federal government
42% Private insurance companies
10% Not sure

9* Is your representative in Congress the best possible person for the job?

21% Yes
41% No
38% Not sure

10* Regardless of how Congress is doing overall, does your local representative in Congress deserve to be reelected?

29% Yes
44% No
27% Not sure

11* Generally speaking, would it better for the country if most incumbents in Congress were reelected this November or if most of them were defeated?

22% Better if most incumbents were reelected
60% Better if most incumbents were defeated
19% Not sure

12* A year from today, will the U.S. economy be stronger than it is now, or weaker?

34% Stronger

40% Weaker

18% About the same

8% Not sure

13* How long will it take for housing prices to fully recover from the recent downturn?

4% One year

19% Two years

21% Three years

42% More than three years

14% Not sure

14* Is it possible for anyone who really wants to work to find a job?

28% Yes
56% No
16% Not sure

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