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Questions - Illinois Senate - October 26, 2010

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Illinois Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted October 26, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* If the 2010 election for United States Senate were held today would you vote for Republican Mark Kirk, Democrat Alexi Giannoulias or Green Party Candidate LeAlan Jones? (Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidate names, so while half will hear the Republican candidate first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.)

 

46% Mark Kirk (R)

42% Alexi Giannoulias (D)

5% LeAlan Jones (GPUS)

5% Some Other Candidate

2% Not sure


2* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the News. For each, please let me know You have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.

 

Kirk

Giannoulias

Jones

 

3* 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?


4* 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?

 

5* When it comes to determining how you will vote, which is most important—the candidate’s position on issues or the candidate’s personal character?

 

6* Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:  Despite good intentions, most major legislation passed by Congress does more harm than good?

 

7* Thinking about this year's elections - suppose that your vote determined which political party wins control of the U.S. Senate this year.  Would you vote for the Republican Party or the Democratic Party?

 

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

 

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

 

10* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?

 

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence