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Toplines - Connecticut Senate - July 15, 2010

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Connecticut State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted July 15, 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?

32% Strongly approve
22% Somewhat approve
  8% Somewhat disapprove
37% Strongly disapprove
  2% Not sure

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

17% Strongly approve
44% Somewhat approve
21% Somewhat disapprove
16% Strongly disapprove
  2% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Connecticut Senate Race

 

 

 

Linda McMahon (R)

Richard Blumenthal (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 15, 2010

40%

53%

3%

4%

June 1, 2010

33%

56%

4%

7%

May 18, 2010

45%

48%

4%

3%

May 4, 2010

39%

52%

6%

4%

April 7, 2010

35%

55%

3%

6%

March 2, 2010

31%

60%

3%

7%

February 1, 2010

36%

56%

3%

4%

January 6, 2010

34%

58%

3%

5%



 

Peter Schiff (R)

Richard Blumenthal (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 15, 2010

34%

52%

6%

8%

June 1, 2010

32%

55%

3%

9%

May 18, 2010

37%

53%

4%

5%

May 4, 2010

29%

54%

6%

11%

April 7, 2010

32%

58%

4%

6%

March 2, 2010

27%

57%

6%

10%

January 6, 2010

24%

60%

6%

10%

 

 

Rob Simmons (R)

Richard Blumenthal (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 15, 2010

38%

52%

5%

5%

February 6, 2010

35%

54%

4%

7%

January 6, 2010

33%

56%

4%

7%

 

 

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 CT Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Blumenthal

31%

30%

14%

22%

3%

McMahon

25%

25%

19%

27%

4%

Schiff

10%

33%

28%

7%

21%

Simmons

13%

36%

29%

8%

14%

 

 

5* A proposal has been made to repeal the health care bill and stop it from going into affect. Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose a proposal to repeal the health care bill?

   

     39% Strongly favor
    12% Somewhat favor
      9% Somewhat oppose
    31% Strongly oppose

      8% Not sure


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

 

     50% Favor
     30% Oppose
     20% Not sure

 

7* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

     34% Agree
     53% Disagree
     14% Not sure

 

8* Some people believe that the goal of immigration policy should be to keep out national security threats, criminals and those who would come here to live off our welfare system. Beyond that, all immigrants would be welcome. Do you agree or disagree with that goal for immigration policy?

 

     70% Agree
     19% Disagree
     11% Not sure


9* Last year, Congress and the president enacted a $787 billion economic stimulus plan. So far, has the economic stimulus plan helped the economy, hurt the economy or had no impact on the economy?

     37% Helped
     31% Hurt
     28% No impact
      3% Not sure

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

 0% Excellent

 9% Good
41% Fair
48% Poor

 1% Not sure

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

30% Better

45% Worse
20% Staying the same
  6% Not sure

12* Is the United States currently in a recession?

69% Yes
17% No
14% Not sure

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