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Toplines - Idaho Senate - August 31, 2010

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Idaho Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted August 31, 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?

    18% Strongly approve
    11% Somewhat approve
    10% Somewhat disapprove
    61% Strongly disapprove
      0% Not sure

2* How would you rate the job C.L. "Butch" Otter has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

15% Strongly approve
42% Somewhat approve

23% Somewhat disapprove
18% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Idaho Senate Race

 

 

Mike Crapo (R)

Tom Sullivan (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

August 31, 2010

63%

24%

6%

7%

July 15, 2010

64%

27%

3%

6%

May 11, 2010

66%

22%

2%

9%

 

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 ID Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Crapo

27%

43%

18%

9%

4%

Sullivan

4%

33%

20%

10%

34%

 

 

5* In political terms please tell me whether that person [candidate’s name] is very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, somewhat liberal or very liberal.

 

Candidate

Very Conservative

Somewhat Conservative

Moderate

Somewhat Liberal

Very Liberal

Not Sure

Crapo

28%

44%

14%

2%

1%

12%

Sullivan

1%

17%

31%

14%

7%

31%

 

 

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

Candidate

Mainstream

Extreme

Not Sure

Crapo

61%

13%

26%

Sullivan

27%

28%

45%

 

 

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

       9% Excellent
     35% Good
    33% Fair
    21% Poor

      2% Not sure

 

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

    13% Better
    59% Worse
    27% About the same
      1% Not sure

 

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