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Toplines - Georgia Senate - August 11, 2010

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Georgia Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted August 11, 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
14% Somewhat approve
  5% Somewhat disapprove
48% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

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

10% Strongly approve
39% Somewhat approve
29% Somewhat disapprove
20% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Georgia Senate Race

 

 

Johnny Isakson (R)

Michael Thurmond (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

August 11, 2010

55%

41%

2%

2%

May 20, 2010

57%

30%

6%

8%

April 22, 2010

51%

35%

6%

8%

 

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

Very favorable

Somewhat favorable

Somewhat unfavorable

Very unfavorable

Not sure

Isakson

23%

35%

18%

16%

9%

Thurmond

19%

29%

22%

11%

19%

 

 

5* Okay now I’m going to read you a short list of names. In political terms, please tell me whether that person is very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, somewhat liberal or very liberal.

 

Candidate Ideology

Very Conservative

Somewhat Conservative

Moderate

Somewhat Liberal

Very Liberal

Not sure

Isakson

35%

40%

12%

2%

2%

8%

Thurmond

5%

15%

31%

18%

11%

19%



6* Would it be more accurate to describe [candidate’s] views as mainstream or extreme?

 

Candidate Views

Mainstream

Extreme

Not sure

Isakson

54%

27%

18%

Thurmond

42%

27%

30%

 

 

7* How would you rate your own personal finances these days?


  8% Excellent
33% Good

43% Fair

13% Poor

  3% Not sure

 

8*  Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?

 

23% Better

45% Worse

31% About the same

  1% Not sure

 

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