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Toplines - Georgia Senate - May 20, 2010

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Georgia Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted May 20, 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?

33% Strongly approve
  8% Somewhat approve
  8% Somewhat disapprove
49% Strongly disapprove
  3% 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?

13% Strongly approve
38% Somewhat approve
25% Somewhat disapprove
20% Strongly disapprove
  4% Not sure

3* 2010 Georgia Senate Race

 

 

May 20, 2010

April 22, 2010

Johnny Isakson (R)

57%

51%

Michael Thurmond (D)

30%

35%

Some other candidate

6%

6%

Not sure

8%

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

24%

36%

17%

10%

13%

Thurmond

11%

35%

17%

10%

27%

 

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?

54% Strongly favor
  9% Somewhat favor
  6% Somewhat oppose
26% Strongly oppose
  5% Not sure

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

 

55% Very closely
32% Somewhat closely

  9% Not very closely

  3% Not at all
  2% Not sure

 

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

 

55% Favor

27% Oppose
19% Not sure

 

8* 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?

 

72% Yes
19% No
10% Not sure

 

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

 

12% Very favorable
15% Somewhat favorable
17% Somewhat unfavorable
24% Very unfavorable

33% Not sure

 

10* 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?

 

32% Yes
42% No
26% Not sure


11*
How confident are you that Congress knows what it's doing when it comes to addressing the country’s current economic problems?

 2% Very confident
15% Somewhat confident
26% Not very confident
52% Not at all confident
  5% Not sure

12* How confident are you that your representatives in Congress are actually representing your best interests?

  5% Very confident
22% Somewhat confident
33% Not very confident
35% Not at all confident
  5% Not sure

13* Would a group of people selected at random from the phone book do a better job addressing the nation’s problems than the current Congress?

49% Yes
28% No
23% Not sure


14* Is the United States of America the last best hope of mankind?

 

48% Yes
20% No
32% Not sure

 

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