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Toplines - Florida Senate - May 16, 2010

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Florida Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted May 16, 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

       18% Somewhat approve

         6% Somewhat disapprove

       43% Strongly disapprove

       1% Not sure

 

2* How would you rate the job Charlie Crist has been doing as Governor… do you strongly

approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been

doing?

      

       22% Strongly approve

       35% Somewhat approve

       24% Somewhat disapprove

       18% Strongly disapprove

         1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Florida Senate Election

                                                           
 

 

 
 

May 16, 2010

 
 

May 3, 2010

 
 

April 21, 2010

 
 

Marcus Rubio (R)

 
 

39%

 
 

34%

 
 

37%

 
 

Kendrick Meek (D)

 
 

18%

 
 

17%

 
 

22%

 
 

Charlie Crist (I)

 
 

31%

 
 

38%

 
 

30%

 
 

Not sure

 
 

12%

 
 

11%

 
 

11%

 

 

 

4* Favorable Ratings for Candidates in 2010 Florida Senate Election

 

                                                               
 

 

 
 

Very   favorable

 
 

Somewhat   favorable

 
 

Somewhat   unfavorable

 
 

Very   unfavorable

 
 

Not   sure

 
 

Charlie   Crist

 
 

20%

 
 

37%

 
 

25%

 
 

16%

 
 

3%

 
 

Kendrick   Meek

 
 

12%

 
 

21%

 
 

21%

 
 

15%

 
 

31%

 
 

Marco   Rubio

 
 

22%

 
 

24%

 
 

21%

 
 

22%

 
 

11%

 

 

 

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

 

16% Very favorable
17% Somewhat favorable
16% Somewhat unfavorable
19% Very unfavorable
32% Not sure

 

6* 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?

 

37% Yes
36% No
27% Not sure

 

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

 

57% Very closely
30% Somewhat closely
  8% Not very closely
  3% Not at all
  2% Not sure

 

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


53% Favor
30% Oppose
16% Not sure

 

9*  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?

 

65% Yes
23% No
13% Not sure

 

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