If it's in the News, it's in our Polls. Public opinion polling since 2003.

 

Toplines - 2010 Nevada Senate - September 14, 2009

See Crosstabs Daily Snapshot

Nevada State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted September 14, 2009
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?

37% Strongly approve
9% Somewhat approve
8% 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 she’s been doing?

10% Strongly approve
32% Somewhat approve
21% Somewhat disapprove
35% Strongly disapprove
2% Not sure

3* 2010 Nevada Senate Race

Sue Lowden (R)

50%

Harry Reid (D)

40%

Some other candidate

4%

Not sure

5%

Danny Tarkanian (R)

50%

Harry Reid (D)

43%

Some other candidate

4%

Not sure

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

20%

25%

12%

42%

1%

Lowden

9%

39%

17%

10%

25%

Tarkanian

19%

38%

20%

10%

14%

5* 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?

29% Strongly favor
16% Somewhat favor

6% Somewhat oppose

46% Strongly oppose
2% Not sure

6* If the health care reform plan passes, will the quality of health care get better, worse, or stay about the same?

30% Better
51% Worse
13% Staying the same
5% Not sure

7* If the health care reform plan passes, will the cost of health care go up, go down, or stay about the same?

49% Cost of health care will go up

25% Cost will go down

19% Stay the same

7% Not sure

8* Is the health care reform legislation being considered by Congress likely to increase the deficit, reduce the deficit, or have no impact on the deficit?

65% Increase the deficit

8% Reduce the deficit
24% No impact on the deficit

4% Not sure

9*To cover the cost of health care reform, how likely is it that taxes will have to be raised on the middle class?

55% Very likely
19% Somewhat likely
21% Not very likely
2% Not at all likely
3% Not sure

10* In reacting to the nation’s current economic problems, what worries you more….that the federal government will do too much or that the federal government will not do enough?

47% Federal government will do too much

43% Federal government will not do enough

11% Not sure

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

0% Excellent
4 Good
35% Fair
58% Poor
3% Not sure

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

32% Better
39% Worse
22% Staying the same
7% Not sure

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