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Toplines - Connecticut Senate - September 9, 2010

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Connecticut State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted September 9, 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?

36% Strongly approve
19% Somewhat approve
  9% Somewhat disapprove
35% Strongly disapprove
  0% Not sure

2* 2010 Connecticut Senate Race

 

 

 

Linda McMahon (R)

Richard Blumenthal (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

September 9, 2010

44%

53%

1%

2%

August 11, 2010

40%

47%

5%

7%

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%

 

*Note:  All surveys conducted prior to September 9 do not include leaners.

 

3* 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%

31%

18%

20%

1%

McMahon

19%

30%

22%

27%

1%

 

4* In terms of how you will vote in the next national election, are you primarily interested in National Security issues such as the War with Iraq and the War on Terror, Economic issues such as jobs and economic growth, Domestic Issues like Social Security and Health Care, Cultural issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion, or Fiscal issues such as taxes and government spending?

 

       11% National Security Issues

       51% Economic Issues

       13% Domestic Issues

        4% Cultural Issues

       12% Fiscal Issues

        8% Not sure

5* 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?

       37% Strongly favor
       15% Somewhat favor
         9% Somewhat oppose
       36% Strongly oppose
         3% Not sure

 

6* If the health care bill is repealed would that be good for the economy, bad for the economy or would it have no impact on the economy?

 

       39% Good
       31% Bad
       17% No impact

       12% Not sure

 

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