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Toplines - Missouri Senate - September 21, 2010

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Missouri State Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted September 21, 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?

    31% Strongly approve
    15% Somewhat approve
       6% Somewhat disapprove
    47% 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?

15% Strongly approve
38% Somewhat approve
28% Somewhat disapprove
15% Strongly disapprove
  3% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Missouri Senate Race



 

Roy Blunt (R)

Robin Carnahan (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

September 21, 2010

52%

44%

2%

3%

September 7, 2010

53%

43%

2%

2%

August 23, 2010

51%

40%

5%

4%

August 10, 2010

50%

43%

3%

4%

July 27, 2010

49%

43%

4%

4%

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%

 

Note: Results from surveys conducted before September 7 do not include leaners

 

 

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

19%

34%

14%

28%

5%

Carnahan

24%

21%

19%

33%

3%

 

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?

54% Strongly favor
10% Somewhat favor
  6% Somewhat oppose
23% Strongly oppose
  6% Not sure

 

6* If the health care bill is repealed would that be good for the economy, bad for the economy or would it have no impact on the economy?

 

51% Good
23% Bad
16% No impact

10% 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* Okay, would you favor or oppose strict government sanctions on employers who hire illegal immigrants?

 

72% Favor
13% Oppose
16% Not sure

9* A proposal has been made for a long-term federal jobs program focused on roads, bridges and other transportation infrastructure. The program is expected to cost at least $50 billion. Do you favor or oppose a $50 billion federal jobs and infrastructure program?

43% Favor
39% Oppose
18% Not sure

10* Is the proposed infrastructure program likely to help the economy, hurt the economy, or have no impact on the economy?

48% Help

20% Hurt

23% No impact

  9% Not sure

 

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

 

65% Cutting taxes
16% Increasing government spending
19% Not sure

 

12*I’m going to read you a short list of issues in the news. For each, please let me know which political party you trust more to handle that issue.

 

Issue

Republicans

Democrats

Not sure

Economy

53%

39%

9%

Government Ethics & Corruption

42%

36%

22%

Health Care

50%

36%

14%

 

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence