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Toplines - 2010 Missouri Senate - June 2, 2010

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Missouri State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 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?

       28% Strongly approve
       18% Somewhat approve
       12% Somewhat disapprove
       42% Strongly disapprove
         1% 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?

18% Strongly approve
43% Somewhat approve
25% Somewhat disapprove
12% Strongly disapprove
  3% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Missouri Senate Race

 

June 2, 2010

May 3, 2010

Mar 9, 2010

Feb 10, 2010

Jan 19, 2010

Dec 15, 2009

Sep 21, 2009

Roy Blunt (R)

45%

50%

47%

49%

49%

44%

46%

Robin Carnahan (D)

44%

42%

41%

42%

43%

46%

46%

Some other candidate

4%

4%

4%

3%

3%

4%

2%

Not sure

6%

4%

8%

6%

5%

6%

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

14%

40%

19%

19%

8%

Carnahan

22%

30%

19%

21%

7%

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?

45% Strongly favor
10% Somewhat favor
11% Somewhat oppose
28% Strongly oppose
  6% Not sure

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

 

47% Very closely
35% Somewhat closely

14% Not very closely

  2% Not at all
  1% 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?

 

62% Favor

25% Oppose
14% 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?

 

74% Yes
18% No
  8% Not sure

 

9* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Elena Kagan?

 

  7% Very favorable
17% Somewhat favorable
17% Somewhat unfavorable
15% Very unfavorable

45% Not sure

 

10* The U.S. Senate has the constitutional authority to confirm all Supreme Court nominees. Based upon what you know at this time, should the U.S. Senate confirm Elena Kagan as a Supreme Court Justice?

 

31% Yes
37% No
33% 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?

 

47% Devastating impact on the environment
35% Major impact

11% Modest impact
  4% 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?

 

81% Companies who were drilling for oil
  1% Government

17% Both

  1% Not sure

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