Conducted October 17, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports
1* If the 2010 election for United States Senate were held today would you vote for Republican Sharron Angle or Democrat Harry Reid? (Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidate names, so while half will hear the Republican candidate first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.)
50% Sharron Angle
47% Harry Reid
2% Some other candidate
1% Not sure
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.
3* 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?
4* Are most political debates informative or useless?
5* Would it be more accurate to describe Harry Reid’s views as mainstream or extreme?
6* Would it be more accurate to describe Sharron Angle’s views as mainstream or extreme?
7* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?
8* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?
9* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?
10* 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?
11* How would you rate the job Jim Gibbons has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence