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Toplines - Connecticut Senate - June 1, 2010

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Connecticut State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 1, 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
27% Somewhat approve
11% Somewhat disapprove
32% Strongly disapprove
  1% 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?

15% Strongly approve
38% Somewhat approve
24% Somewhat disapprove
21% Strongly disapprove
  2% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Connecticut Senate Race

 

Jun 1, 2010

May 18, 2010

May 4, 2010

Apr 7, 2010

Mar 2, 2010

Linda McMahon (R)

33%

45%

39%

35%

31%

Richard Blumenthal (D)

56%

48%

52%

55%

60%

Some other candidate

4%

4%

6%

3%

3%

Not sure

7%

3%

4%

6%

7%

 

 

Jun 1, 2010

May 18, 2010

May 4, 2010

Apr 7, 2010

Mar 2, 2010

Peter Schiff (R)

32%

37%

29%

32%

27%

Richard Blumenthal (D)

55%

53%

54%

58%

57%

Some other candidate

3%

4%

6%

4%

6%

Not sure

9%

5%

11%

6%

10%

 

 

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

42%

22%

13%

19%

5%

McMahon

15%

23%

17%

30%

16%

Schiff

10%

28%

17%

9%

37%

 

 

5* How closely have you followed news reports about Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and his military service?

 

       61% Very closely

       24% Somewhat closely
       12% Not very closely
         2% Not at all
         0% Not sure

 

6* In terms of how you will vote, how important is the issue of Blumenthal and his military service?

 

       26% Very important
       23% Somewhat important
       31% Not very important
       18% Not at all important
         2% Not sure

 

7* 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?

      

       38% Strongly favor
       10% Somewhat favor
       10% Somewhat oppose
       30% Strongly oppose

       12% Not sure


8* 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?

 

47% Devastating impact on the environment
31% Major impact

  8% Modest impact
10% Minor impact
  1% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
  2% Not sure

 

9*Who should pay for the clean-up from the oil leak – the companies who were drilling for

oil, the government or both?

 

86% Companies who were drilling for oil
  2% Government

12% Both

  1% Not sure

 

10* Is it possible for the United States to win the war in Afghanistan?

    38% Yes
    38% No
    24% Not sure

 

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