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Toplines - 2010 Kentucky Senate Race - March 2, 2010

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Kentucky Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted March 2, 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
17% Somewhat approve
10% Somewhat disapprove
49% Strongly disapprove
3% 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?

11% Strongly approve
37% Somewhat approve
30% Somewhat disapprove
17% Strongly disapprove
4% Not sure


3* 2010 Kentucky Senate Race

January 6, 2010

February 2, 2010

March 2, 2010

Trey Grayson (R)

44%

49%

46%

Daniel Mongiardo (D)

37%

35%

33%

Some other candidate

8%

5%

5%

Not sure

11%

11%

16%

January 6, 2010

February 2, 2010

March 2, 2010

Rand Paul (R)

49%

48%

51%

Daniel Mongiardo (D)

35%

37%

34%

Some other candidate

3%

3%

3%

Not sure

13%

12%

12%

January 6, 2010

February 2, 2010

March 2, 2010

Trey Grayson (R)

45%

44%

49%

Jack Conway (D)

35%

40%

31%

Some other candidate

7%

3%

6%

Not sure

12%

12%

14%

January 6, 2010

February 2, 2010

March 2, 2010

Rand Paul (R)

46%

47%

49%

Jack Conway (D)

38%

39%

34%

Some other candidate

4%

3%

4%

Not sure

12%

11%

13%

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

Grayson

11%

45%

16%

5%

23%

Mongiardo

17%

26%

23%

20%

15%

Paul

18%

39%

17%

9%

16%

Conway

12%

28%

20%

13%

27%


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?

18% Strongly favor
16% Somewhat favor
8% Somewhat oppose
53% Strongly oppose
6% Not sure

6* How would you rate the way that Barack Obama has handled the issue of healthcare reform…excellent, good, fair or poor?

10% Excellent
15% Good
16% Fair
58% Poor
1% Not sure

7* What would be a better strategy to reform the healthcare system...passing a comprehensive bill that covers all aspects of the healthcare system or passing smaller bills that address problems individually?

23% Passing a comprehensive bill that cover all aspects of the healthcare system

62% Passing smaller bills that address problems individually

15% Not sure

8* When it comes to health care decisions, who do you fear the most: the federal government or private insurance companies?

55% Federal government
34% Private insurance companies
11% Not sure

9* Is your representative in Congress the best possible person for the job?

24% Yes
34% No
42% Not sure

10* Regardless of how Congress is doing overall, does your local representative in Congress deserve to be reelected?

36% Yes
36% No
27% Not sure

11* Generally speaking, would it better for the country if most incumbents in Congress were reelected this November or if most of them were defeated?

12% Better if most incumbents were reelected
67% Better if most incumbents were defeated
21% Not sure

12* A year from today, will the U.S. economy be stronger than it is now, or weaker?

32% Stronger

43% Weaker

19% About the same

6% Not sure

13* How long will it take for housing prices to fully recover from the recent downturn?

3% One year

13% Two years

20% Three years

49% More than three years

15% Not sure

14* Is it possible for anyone who really wants to work to find a job?

37% Yes
46% No
17% Not sure

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