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Toplines - Election 2010 Louisiana Senate Race - January 14, 2010

Louisiana State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted January 14, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

1* 2010 Lousiana Senate Race

David Vitter (R)

53%

Charlie Melancon (D)

35%

Some other candidate

4%

Not sure

8%

Jay Dardenne (R)

53%

Charlie Melancon (D)

31%

Some other candidate

6%

Not sure

10%

2* 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 CA Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Vitter

25%

36%

20%

13%

5%

Melancon

10%

29%

24%

22%

14%

Dardenne

12%

37%

19%

5%

26%

3* 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?

24% Strongly favor
10% Somewhat favor

6% Somewhat oppose

58% Strongly oppose
2% Not sure

4* How likely is it that there will be another terrorist attack in the United States in the next year?


35% Very likely
37% Somewhat likely
13% Not very likely
3% Not at all likely
11% Not sure


5* Should the December attempt to blow up an airliner as it was landing in Detroit be investigated by military authorities as a terrorist act or by civilian authorities as a criminal act?

74% By the military as a terrorist act
11% By civilian authorities as a criminal act
16% Not sure

6* How do you rate the way that the government responded to the attempted bombing of a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

10% Excellent
20% Good
26% Fair
41% Poor
4% Not sure

7* Do you favor or oppose the use of full-body scanners at airports in the United States?

78% Favor
10% Oppose
12% Not sure

8* Is the United States today safer than it was before the 9/11 terrorist attacks?

34% Yes
44% No
22% Not sure

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

1% Excellent
7% Good
41% Fair
50% Poor
0% Not sure

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

26% Better
45% Worse
22% Staying the same
7% Not sure

11* How would you rate the job Barak 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
10% Somewhat approve
10% Somewhat disapprove
51% Strongly disapprove
0% Not sure

12* 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?

32% Strongly approve
35% Somewhat approve
18% Somewhat disapprove
15% Strongly disapprove
1% Not sure

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