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Questions - Indiana Senate - October 20-21, 2010

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Indiana Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted October 20, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

1* If the 2010 Election for United States senate, were held today, would you vote for Republican Dan Coats or Democrat Brad Ellsworth? (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.)

 

52% Dan Coats

34% Brad Ellsworth

5% Some other candidate

9% Not sure

 

2* 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.

 

Dan Coats

Bard Ellsworth

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* Would it be more accurate to describe Dan Coats’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

5* Would it be more accurate to describe Brad Ellsworth’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

6* I’m now going to read you a short list of issues.  For each issue please tell me which gubernatorial candidate you trust more to handle that issue:

 

Economy & Jobs

Health Care

Immigration

Government Spending

Government Ethics & Corruption

 

7* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

8* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?

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

10* 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?

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

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