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Toplines - 2010 Kentucky Senate - June 1, 2010

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Kentucky Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted June 1, 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?

       21% Strongly approve
       16% Somewhat approve
       12% Somewhat disapprove
       51% Strongly disapprove
         0% 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?

     12% Strongly approve
41% Somewhat approve
26% Somewhat disapprove
17% Strongly disapprove
  5% Not sure

3* 2010 Kentucky Senate Race

 

 

Jun 1, 2010

May 19, 2010

Apr 28, 2010

Mar 31, 2010

Mar 2, 2010

Feb 2, 2010

Jan 6, 2010

Rand Paul (R)

49%

59%

47%

50%

49%

47%

46%

Jack Conway (D)

41%

34%

38%

36%

34%

39%

38%

Some other candidate

4%

4%

4%

3%

4%

3%

4%

Not sure

6%

3%

10%

11%

13%

11%

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

26%

31%

19%

19%

5%

Conway

15%

32%

29%

14%

11%

 

5* How closely have you followed news reports about Rand Paul’s comments on the 1964 Civil Rights Act?

 

39% Very closely

34% Somewhat closely
17% Not very closely
  8% Not at all
  2% Not sure

 

6* In terms of how you will vote, how important are the comments Rand Paul made about the 1964 Civil Rights Act?

 

25% Very important
20% Somewhat important
30% Not very important
17% Not at all important
  8% Not sure

 

 

7* 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?

 

50% Strongly favor

10% Somewhat favor

10% Somewhat oppose

22% Strongly oppose

  8% Not sure

 

8* 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? 

 

43% A devastating impact on the environment
31% A major impact

18% A modest impact
  4% A minor impact
  3% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
  1% Not sure

 

9* Who should pay for the clean-up from the oil leak – the companies who were drilling for

oil, the government or both?

 

79% The companies who were drilling for oil
  2% The government

17% Both

  2% Not sure

 

10* Should the U.S. military be used along the border with Mexico to prevent illegal immigration?

 

78% Yes
11% No
10% Not sure

 

11* Should the U.S. Justice Department challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court?

 

22% Yes
61% No
18% Not sure

 

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

 

       31% Yes
       49% No
       19% Not sure

 

13* Is the Tea Party movement good for the country or bad for the country?

 

       53% Good
       24% Bad

       17% Neither
         6% Not sure

      

14* Overall, how would you rate President Obama’s handling of the situation in    Afghanistan…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

       10% Excellent
       21% Good
       38% Fair
       31% Poor
         1% Not sure

 

15* Is it possible for the United States to win the war in Afghanistan?

       38% Yes
       34% No
       29% Not sure
 

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