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Toplines - 2010 Election: Louisiana Senate - June 24, 2010

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Louisiana State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 24, 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?

       29% Strongly approve
       11% Somewhat approve
         8% Somewhat disapprove
       50% Strongly disapprove
         2% Not sure

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

       40% Strongly approve
       34% Somewhat approve
       16% Somewhat disapprove
       10% Strongly disapprove
         1% Not sure

3* 2010 Louisiana Senate Race

Date

David Vitter (R)

Charlie Melancon (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

June 24, 2010

53%

35%

3%

9%

April 7, 2010

52%

36%

4%

8%

March 10, 2010

57%

34%

3%

6%

February 10, 2010

57%

33%

3%

7%

January 14, 2010

53%

35%

4%

8%

 

 

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 LA Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Vitter

26%

36%

18%

14%

6%

Melancon

20%

28%

22%

17%

14%

 

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?

58% Strongly favor
  9% Somewhat favor
12% Somewhat oppose
16% Strongly oppose
  5% Not sure

 

6* How closely have you followed news stories about the new immigration law in Arizona?

 

50% Very closely

27% Somewhat closely

17% Not very closely

  2% Not at all

  4% Not sure

 

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


59% Favor
24% Oppose
17% Not sure

 

8* Suppose a police officer stops someone for a traffic violation or a violation of some other law. If the police officer suspects that the person they stopped might be an illegal immigrant, should the officer be required to check their immigration status?

 

76% Yes
18% No

  6% Not sure

 

9* Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?

 

79% Yes
15% No

  6% Not sure

 

10* Should deepwater oil drilling be allowed?

 

72% Yes
19% No

  9% Not sure

 

11* 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?

 

49% Devastating impact on the environment
28% Major impact

18% Modest impact
  3% Minor impact
  1% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
  1% Not sure

 

12* Who should pay for the clean-up from the oil leak – the companies who were drilling for oil, the government or both?

 

74% Companies who were drilling for oil
  3% Government

21% Both

  2% Not sure

 

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

 

31% Yes
51% No

18% Not sure

 

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

 

52% Good

23% Bad

14% Neither

12% Not sure

 

15* Is the value of your home worth more than the amount you owe on your mortgage?

 

60% Yes
31% No

  9% Not sure

 

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