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Toplines - 2010 Nevada Senate - January 11, 2010

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Nevada State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted January 11, 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?

29% Strongly approve
20% Somewhat approve
9% Somewhat disapprove
41% Strongly disapprove
0% 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 she’s been doing?

9% Strongly approve
26% Somewhat approve
27% Somewhat disapprove
36% Strongly disapprove
2% Not sure

3* 2010 Nevada Senate Race

December 9, 2010

Jan 11, 2010

Sue Lowden (R)

49%

48%

Harry Reid (D)

43%

36%

Some other candidate

6%

8%

Not sure

3%

7%

December 9, 2010

Jan 11,2010

Danny Tarkanian (R)

49%

50%

Harry Reid (D)

43%

36%

Some other candidate

6%

5%

Not sure

2%

9%

December 9, 2010

Jan 11, 2010

Sharon Angle (R)

47%

44%

Harry Reid (D)

43%

40%

Some other candidate

7%

10%

Not sure

3%

7%

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%

18%

8%

47%

4%

Lowden

8%

39%

19%

9%

25%

Tarkanian

20%

29%

18%

10%

23%

Angle

7%

32%

20%

13%

29%

5* How closely have you followed recent stories about comments Harry Reid made about Barack Obama during the 2008 Presidential campaign?

55% Very closely
24% Somewhat closely
13% Not very closely
6% Not at all
2% Not sure

6* Generally speaking, do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose the health care reform plan proposed by President Obama and the congressional Democrats?

21% Strongly favor
18% Somewhat favor

9% Somewhat oppose

45% Strongly oppose
7% Not sure

7* What is the biggest problem with health care - the lack of universal coverage, the cost, the inconvenience of scheduling or the quality of care?

15% The lack of universal coverage

54% The cost

3% The inconvenience of scheduling

18% The quality of care

10% Not sure

8* Do you favor or oppose a single payer health care system where the federal government provides coverage for everyone?

29% Favor

58% Oppose

13% Not sure

9* If the health care reform plan passes, should individual states have the right to opt out of the entire plan?

52% Yes

34% No
15% Not sure

10* Overall, how would you rate President Obama’s handling of the situation in Afghanistan…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

18% Excellent
22% Good
31% Fair
29% Poor
1% Not sure

11* Who is winning the War on Terrorism…the United States and its allies or the terrorists?

37% The United States and its allies

36% The terrorists

21% Neither

6% Not sure

12* Over the next six months will the situation in Afghanistan get better or worse?

22% Better

42% Worse

26% Stay about the same

11% Not sure

13* Some people say that there is a natural tension between protecting individual rights and national security. In the United States today, does our legal system worry too much about protecting individual rights, too much about protecting national security, or is the balance about right?

41% Legal system worries too much about protecting individual rights
18% Legal system worries too much about protecting national security
31% Balance is about right
10% Not sure

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