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Toplines - Kentucky Senate - April 28, 2010

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Kentucky Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted April 28, 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?

28% Strongly approve
13% Somewhat approve
11% 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?

14% Strongly approve
38% Somewhat approve
25% Somewhat disapprove
21% Strongly disapprove
2% Not sure

3* 2010 Kentucky Senate Race

April 28, 2010

March 31, 2010

March 2, 2010

February 2, 2010

January 6, 2010

Trey Grayson (R)

45%

53%

46%

49%

44%

Daniel Mongiardo (D)

31%

33%

33%

35%

37%

Some other candidate

10%

5%

5%

5%

8%

Not sure

13%

9%

16%

11%

11%

April 28, 2010

March 31, 2010

March 2, 2010

February 2, 2010

January 6, 2010

Rand Paul (R)

48%

52%

51%

48%

49%

Daniel Mongiardo (D)

32%

37%

34%

37%

35%

Some other candidate

8%

3%

3%

3%

3%

Not sure

12%

8%

12%

12%

13%

April 28, 2010

March 31, 2010

March 2, 2010

February 2, 2010

January 6, 2010

Trey Grayson (R)

43%

52%

49%

44%

45%

Jack Conway (D)

38%

32%

31%

40%

35%

Some other candidate

8%

5%

6%

3%

7%

Not sure

12%

11%

14%

12%

12%

April 28, 2010

March 31, 2010

March 2, 2010

February 2, 2010

January 6, 2010

Rand Paul (R)

47%

50%

49%

47%

46%

Jack Conway (D)

38%

36%

34%

39%

38%

Some other candidate

4%

3%

4%

3%

4%

Not sure

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

Grayson

8%

46%

19%

8%

19%

Mongiardo

15%

25%

29%

19%

12%

Paul

22%

34%

17%

14%

13%

Conway

15%

32%

21%

15%

18%

5* A proposal has been made to repeal the health care bill and stop it from going into affect. 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
24% Strongly oppose

7% Not sure


6* 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?

59% Agree
25% Disagree
17% Not sure

7* Do you favor or oppose legislation that authorizes local police to stop and verify the immigration status of anyone they suspect of being an illegal immigrant?

65% Favor
25% Oppose
10% Not sure

8* How concerned are you that efforts to identify and deport illegal immigrants will also end up violating the civil rights of some U.S. citizens?

27% Very concerned
24% Somewhat concerned
28% Not very concerned

19% Not at all concerned
2% Not sure

9* How important is it for Congress to pass major energy legislation aimed at reducing global warming this year?

29% Very important

19% Somewhat important

16% Not very important

32% Not at all important

4% Not sure

10* Do you favor or oppose a major energy bill aimed at reducing global warming?

34% Favor
41% Oppose
25% Not sure

11* Some commentators have labeled one of the major political parties as the “Party of No”. Which party is sometimes called the Party of No? Is it the Republicans or the Democrats?

69% Republicans
10% Democrats

21% Not sure

12* In today’s political climate, is it a good thing or a bad thing to be the Party of No?

33% Good
34% Bad
33% Not sure

13* (asked only to homeowners) Is the value of your home worth more than your mortgage?

55% Yes
35% No
10% Not sure

14* As a nation, is America overtaxed?

69% Yes
21% No
10% Not sure

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