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Toplines - Indiana Senate - January 21 & 24, 2010

Indiana State Survey of 800 Likely Voters
Conducted January 21 & 24, 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
23% Somewhat approve
15% Somewhat disapprove
41% Strongly disapprove
0% 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?

35% Strongly approve
35% Somewhat approve
17% Somewhat disapprove

12% Strongly disapprove
1% Not sure

3* 2010 Indiana Senate Race

John Hostettler (R)

41%

Evan Bayh (D)

44%

Some other candidate

3%

Not sure

12%

Mike Pence (R)

47%

Evan Bayh (D)

44%

Some other candidate

3%

Not sure

7%

Marlin Stutzman (R)

33%

Evan Bayh (D)

45%

Some other candidate

5%

Not sure

16%


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

Hostettler

8%

36%

19%

8%

29%

Stutzman

4%

27%

19%

7%

43%

Pence

29%

25%

15%

10%

20%

Bayh

23%

35%

25%

13%

4%

5* Generally speaking, do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose the health care reform plan proposed by President Obama and the congressional Democrats?

16% Strongly favor
21% Somewhat favor

12% Somewhat oppose

48% Strongly oppose
3% Not sure

6* How likely is it that there will be another terrorist attack in the United States in the next year?


29% Very likely
43% Somewhat likely
17% Not very likely
3% Not at all likely
8% Not sure


7* Should the December attempt to blow up an airliner as it was landing in Detroit be investigated by military authorities as a terrorist act or by civilian authorities as a criminal act?

73% By the military as a terrorist act
16% By civilian authorities as a criminal act
12% Not sure

8* How do you rate the way that the government responded to the attempted bombing of a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

11% Excellent
23% Good
28% Fair
34% Poor
4% Not sure

9* Do you favor or oppose the use of full-body scanners at airports in the United States?

74% Favor
13% Oppose
13% Not sure

10* Is the United States today safer than it was before the 9/11 terrorist attacks?

40% Yes
39% No
22% Not sure

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

0% Excellent
4% Good
38% Fair
56% Poor
1% Not sure

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

27% Better
43% Worse
24% Staying the same
6% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence