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Toplines - 2010 Nevada Senate - April 27, 2010

Nevada State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted April 27, 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
17% Somewhat approve
6% Somewhat disapprove
45% Strongly disapprove
1% Not sure

2* 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?

8% Strongly approve
27% Somewhat approve
21% Somewhat disapprove
42% Strongly disapprove
1% Not sure

3* 2010 Nevada Senate Race

April 27, 2010

Mar 31, 2010

Mar 3, 2010

Feb 2, 2010

Jan 11, 2010

Dec 9, 2010

Sue Lowden (R)

52%

54%

51%

45%

48%

49%

Harry Reid (D)

39%

39%

38%

39%

36%

43%

Some other candidate

6%

4%

7%

8%

8%

6%

Not sure

3%

2%

3%

8%

7%

3%

April 27, 2010

Mar 31, 2010

Mar 3, 2010

Feb 2, 2010

Jan 11,2010

Dec 9, 2010

Danny Tarkanian (R)

51%

49%

50%

47%

50%

49%

Harry Reid (D)

41%

42%

37%

39%

36%

43%

Some other candidate

4%

6%

9%

8%

5%

6%

Not sure

4%

2%

4%

6%

9%

2%

April 27, 2010

Mar 31, 2010

Mar 3, 2010

Feb 2, 2010

Jan 11, 2010

Dec 9, 2010

Sharron Angle (R)

48%

51%

46%

44%

44%

47%

Harry Reid (D)

40%

40%

38%

40%

40%

43%

Some other candidate

7%

6%

11%

7%

10%

7%

Not sure

4%

3%

5%

8%

7%

3%

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 NV Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Reid

23%

20%

9%

47%

1%

Lowden

15%

41%

16%

19%

10%

Tarkanian

19%

34%

20%

15%

13%

Angle

9%

39%

21%

11%

20%

5* A proposal has been made to repeal the health care bill and stop it from going into affect. Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose a proposal to repeal the health care bill?

47% Strongly favor
6% Somewhat favor
7% Somewhat oppose
37% Strongly oppose

3% Not sure

6* 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?

54% Agree
26% Disagree
21% Not sure

7* Do you favor or oppose legislation that authorizes local police to stop and verify the immigration status of anyone they suspect of being an illegal immigrant?

57% Favor
31% Oppose
11% Not sure

8* How concerned are you that efforts to identify and deport illegal immigrants will also end up violating the civil rights of some U.S. citizens?

29% Very concerned
27% Somewhat concerned
24% Not very concerned

18% Not at all concerned
2% Not sure

9* How important is it for Congress to pass major energy legislation aimed at reducing global warming this year?

29% Very important

22% Somewhat important

16% Not very important

30% Not at all important

3% Not sure

10* Do you favor or oppose a major energy bill aimed at reducing global warming?

45% Favor
39% Oppose
16% Not sure

11* Some commentators have labeled one of the major political parties as the “Party of No”. Which party is sometimes called the Party of No? Is it the Republicans or the Democrats?

72% Republicans
9% Democrats

19% Not sure

12* In today’s political climate, is it a good thing or a bad thing to be the Party of No?

34% Good
44% Bad
23% Not sure

13*(Answered only by homeowners) Is the value of your home worth more than the amount you owe on your mortgage?

39% Yes
52% No
9% Not sure

14* As a nation, is America overtaxed?

60% Yes
29% No
12% Not sure

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