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Toplines - 2010 Election: Iowa Senate - January 26, 2010

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2010 Election: Iowa Senate

Survey of 500 Likely Voters in Iowa
Conducted January 26, 2010

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?

28% Strongly approve

16% Somewhat approve

13% Somewhat disapprove

41% Strongly disapprove

2% Not sure

2* 2010 Iowa Senate Race

Charles Grassley (R)

59%

Bob Krause (D)

26%

Some other candidate

7%

Not sure

8%

Charles Grassley (R)

59%

Roxanne Conlin (D)

31%

Some other candidate

4%

Not sure

5%

Charles Grassley (R)

61%

Tom Fiegen (D)

25%

Some other candidate

4%

Not sure

10%

3* 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 IA Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Grassley

32%

35%

16%

14%

4%

Krause

3%

24%

28%

7%

39%

Conlin

12%

23%

24%

21%

21%

Fiegen

4%

19%

23%

14%

41%

4* How likely is it that Congress will be able to agree this year on a smaller and bipartisan health care plan?

4% Very likely

30% Somewhat likely

39% Not very likely

19% Not at all likely

8% Not sure

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

26% Very likely
43% Somewhat likely
21% Not very likely
5% Not at all likely
5% Not sure


6* 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?

9% Excellent
24% Good
32% Fair
31% Poor
4% Not sure

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

68% Favor
13% Oppose
19% Not sure

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

39% Yes

37% No

24% Not sure

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

2% Excellent

7% Good

44% Fair

46% Poor

1% Not sure

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

28% Better

40% Worse

26% Staying the same
6% Not sure

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