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Toplines - 2010 Kentucky Senate - July 20, 2010

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Kentucky Survey of 750 Likely Voters

Conducted July 20, 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?

   

25% Strongly approve

    17% Somewhat approve

    10% Somewhat disapprove

    48% Strongly disapprove

      1% Not sure

 

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

   

18% Strongly approve

    36% Somewhat approve

    25% Somewhat disapprove

    18% Strongly disapprove

      3% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Kentucky Senate Race

 

Rand Paul (R)

Jack Conway (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 20, 2010

49%

41%

4%

6%

Jun 28, 2010

49%

42%

3%

6%

Jun 1, 2010

49%

41%

4%

6%

May 19, 2010

59%

34%

4%

3%

Apr 28, 2010

47%

38%

4%

10%

Mar 31, 2010

50%

36%

3%

11%

Mar 2, 2010

49%

34%

4%

13%

Feb 2, 2010

47%

39%

3%

11%

Jan 6, 2010

46%

38%

4%

12%

 

 

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 the KY Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Paul

22%

35%

16%

19%

8%

Conway

16%

33%

27%

13%

12%

 

5* 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?

 

47% Strongly favor

14% Somewhat favor

11% Somewhat oppose

20% Strongly oppose
 7% Not sure

 

6* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?

 

60% Favor
21% Oppose
19% Not sure

 

7* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

24% Agree
57% Disagree
19% Not sure

 

8* Some people believe that the goal of immigration policy should be to keep out national security threats, criminals and those who would come here to live off our welfare system. Beyond that, all immigrants would be welcome. Do you agree or disagree with that goal for immigration policy?

 

63% Agree
23% Disagree
14% Not sure


9* Last year, Congress and the president enacted a $787 billion economic stimulus plan. So far, has the economic stimulus plan helped the economy, hurt the economy or had no impact on the economy?

30% Helped
34% Hurt
29% No impact
  7% Not sure

10* Did the new government spending in the stimulus package create new jobs?

23% Yes
58% No
19% Not sure

11* Which is a better way to create new jobs – cutting taxes or increasing government spending?

 

61% Cutting taxes
16% Increasing government spending
24% Not sure

 

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

 2% Excellent

 7% Good
40% Fair
50% Poor

  1% Not sure

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

27% Better

50% Worse
20% Staying the same
  3% Not sure

14* Is the United States currently in a recession?

64% Yes
19% No
17% Not sure

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