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Toplines - 2010 Indiana Senate - June 2-3, 2010

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Indiana Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 2-3, 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?

    20% Strongly approve
    21% Somewhat approve
    13% Somewhat disapprove
    45% Strongly disapprove
      2% Not sure

2* 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?

23% Strongly approve
35% Somewhat approve
22% Somewhat disapprove

16% Strongly disapprove
  3% Not sure

3* 2010 Indiana Senate Race

 

 

                                                                               
 

 

 
 

June 2-3. 2010

 
 

May 5-6. 2010

 
 

April 13-14, 2010

 
 

March 17-18, 2010

 
 

February 16-17,   2010

 
 

Dan   Coats (R)

 
 

47%

 
 

51%

 
 

54%

 
 

49%

 
 

46%

 
 

Brad   Ellsworth (D)

 
 

33%

 
 

36%

 
 

33%

 
 

34%

 
 

32%

 
 

Some   other candidate

 
 

7%

 
 

6%

 
 

5%

 
 

6%

 
 

7%

 
 

Not   sure

 
 

14%

 
 

8%

 
 

9%

 
 

12%

 
 

15%

 

 

 

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 IN Senate Race

 
 

Very   Favorable

 
 

Somewhat   Favorable

 
 

Somewhat   Unfavorable

 
 

Very   Unfavorable

 
 

Not   sure

 
 

Coats

 
 

15%

 
 

41%

 
 

15%

 
 

10%

 
 

18%

 
 

Ellsworth

 
 

12%

 
 

25%

 
 

23%

 
 

10%

 
 

29%

 

 

5* A proposal has been made to repeal the health care bill and stop it from going into affect. Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose a proposal to repeal the health care bill?

   

     48% Strongly favor
    12% Somewhat favor
      8% Somewhat oppose
    25% Strongly oppose

      6% Not sure

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

 

47% Very closely

31% Somewhat closely

13% Not very closely

  4% Not at all
  4% 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?


59% Favor

26% Oppose

15% 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

18% No

10% Not sure

 

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

 

10% Very favorable

14% Somewhat favorable

22% Somewhat unfavorable

11% Very unfavorable

42% 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?

 

26% Yes

36% No

38% Not sure

 

11* In the long-term, will the recent Gulf Oil Spill have a devastating impact on the environment, a major impact, a modest impact, a minor impact, or will it have little lasting impact on the environment?  

 

 

47% Devastating impact on the environment
31% Major impact

15% Modest impact

  4% Minor impact

  1% It will have little lasting impact on the environment

  3% Not sure

 

12* Who should pay for the clean-up from the oil leak – the companies who were drilling for oil, the government or both?

 

74% Companies who were drilling for oil
  2% Government

    20% Both

    3% Not sure

 

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