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Toplines - Missouri Senate - September 7, 2010

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Missouri State Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted September 7, 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?

    25% Strongly approve
    15% Somewhat approve
       9% Somewhat disapprove
    49% Strongly disapprove
      2% 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?

13% Strongly approve
42% Somewhat approve
26% Somewhat disapprove
14% Strongly disapprove
  5% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Missouri Senate Race



 

Roy Blunt (R)

Robin Carnahan (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

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

15%

37%

15%

27%

5%

Carnahan

23%

20%

19%

35%

3%

 

5* Suppose Congress wants to increase its own pay. Should any proposed pay raise for Members of Congress be submitted to a vote of the American people before it can become law?

 

     82% Yes

      12% No

     6% Not sure

 

6* Suppose Congress wants to change Social Security. Should any proposed change be submitted to a vote of the American people before it can become law?

 

   76% Yes

      14% No

    10% Not sure

 

 

7* Suppose Congress wants to raise taxes. Should any proposed tax increase be submitted to a vote of the American people before it can become law?

 

    68% Yes

      22% No

    11% Not sure

 

8* Should Congress cut its own pay until the federal budget is balanced?

 

   73% Yes

      16% No

    11% Not sure

 

9* Are most federal workers overpaid?

 

   53% Yes

      24% No

    23% Not sure

 

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


 1% Excellent
 3% Good
36% Fair
60% Poor
 1% Not sure


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

22% Better
     48% Worse
     25% Staying the same
       6% Not sure


12* Looking ahead over the next year, is the value of your home likely to go up, go down, or remain about the same? (Only answered by those voters who own a home – 638 Likely Voters)

   10% Up
   30% Down
   55% About the same
     5% Not sure


13* What about over the next five years? Is the value of your home likely to go up, go down, or remain about the same? (Only answered by those voters who own a home – 638 Likely Voters)

     38% Up
     18% Down
     35% About the same
       9% Not sure

 

14* Is the value of your home worth more than the amount you owe on your mortgage? (Only answered by those voters who own a home – 638 Likely Voters)

 

     50% Yes
     37% No
     13% Not sure

 

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