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Toplines - 2010 Missouri Senate - July 13, 2010

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Missouri State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted July 13, 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?

       27% Strongly approve
       18% Somewhat approve
         7% Somewhat disapprove
       48% Strongly disapprove
         0% Not sure

2* How would you rate the job Jay Nixon 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
41% Somewhat approve
27% Somewhat disapprove
15% Strongly disapprove
  3% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Missouri Senate Race

                                                                                                                                           
 

 

 
 

Roy Blunt (R)

 
 

Robin Carnahan (D)

 
 

Some other   candidate

 
 

Not sure

 
 

July 13, 2010

 
 

47%

 
 

45%

 
 

2%

 
 

6%

 
 

June 28, 2010

 
 

48%

 
 

43%

 
 

3%

 
 

6%

 
 

June 2, 2010

 
 

45%

 
 

44%

 
 

4%

 
 

6%

 
 

May 3, 2010

 
 

50%

 
 

42%

 
 

4%

 
 

4%

 
 

Mar 9, 2010

 
 

47%

 
 

41%

 
 

4%

 
 

8%

 
 

Feb 10, 2010

 
 

49%

 
 

42%

 
 

3%

 
 

6%

 
 

Jan 19, 2010

 
 

49%

 
 

43%

 
 

3%

 
 

5%

 
 

Dec 15, 2009

 
 

44%

 
 

46%

 
 

4%

 
 

6%

 
 

Sep 21, 2009

 
 

46%

 
 

46%

 
 

2%

 
 

5%

 



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 MO Senate Race

 
 

Very   Favorable

 
 

Somewhat   Favorable

 
 

Somewhat   Unfavorable

 
 

Very   Unfavorable

 
 

Not   sure

 
 

Blunt

 
 

18%

 
 

37%

 
 

20%

 
 

18%

 
 

7%

 
 

Carnahan

 
 

27%

 
 

23%

 
 

20%

 
 

26%

 
 

5%

 

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?

50% Strongly favor
  8% Somewhat favor
12% Somewhat oppose
26% Strongly oppose
  4% Not sure

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

 

66% Favor
23% Oppose
11% Not sure

 

7* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

29% Agree
61% Disagree
11% Not sure

 

8* 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?

 

63% Agree
24% Disagree
13% Not sure


9* Last year, Congress and the president enacted a $787 billion economic stimulus plan. So far, has the economic stimulus plan helped the economy, hurt the economy or had no impact on the economy?

31% Helped
41% Hurt
22% No impact
  6% Not sure

10* Did the new government spending in the stimulus package create new jobs?

22% Yes
63% No
16% Not sure

11* Which is a better way to create new jobs – cutting taxes or increasing government spending?

 

66% Cutting taxes
18% Increasing government spending
17% Not sure

 

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

 2% Excellent

 7% Good
37% Fair
54% Poor

  0% Not sure

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

25% Better

52% Worse
21% Staying the same
  2% Not sure

14* Is the United States currently in a recession?

67% Yes
16% No
17% Not sure

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