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Toplines - Nevada Senate - September 1, 2010

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Nevada State Survey of 750 Likely Voters

Conducted September 1, 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?

33% Strongly approve
15% Somewhat approve
  7% Somewhat disapprove
43% Strongly disapprove
  2% 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?

      

12% Strongly approve
26% Somewhat approve
20% Somewhat disapprove
39% Strongly disapprove
  2% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Nevada Senate Race

 

 

Sharron Angle (R)

Harry Reid (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

Sept 1, 2010

45%

45%

5%

6%

Aug 16, 2010

47%

47%

5%

2%

July 27, 2010

43%

45%

7%

4%

July 12, 2010

46%

43%

6%

5%

June 22, 2010

48%

41%

8%

2%

June 9, 2010

50%

39%

5%

6%

April 27, 2010

48%

40%

7%

4%

Mar 31, 2010

51%

40%

6%

3%

Mar 3, 2010

46%

38%

11%

5%

Feb 2, 2010

44%

40%

7%

8%

 

With Leaners

Sharron Angle (R)

Harry Reid (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

September 1, 2010

47%

50%

2%

1%

August 16, 2010

50%

48%

1%

1%

 

 

 

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

25%

21%

8%

43%

2%

Angle

18%

24%

13%

38%

6%

 

5* In terms of how you will vote in the next national election, are you primarily interested in National Security issues such as the War with Iraq and the War on Terror, Economic issues such as jobs and economic growth, Domestic Issues like Social Security and Health Care, Cultural issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion, or Fiscal issues such as taxes and government spending?

 

         9% National Security Issues

       51% Economic Issues

       10% Domestic Issues

         5% Cultural Issues

       16% Fiscal Issues

         9% Not sure

6* Have you ever attended a town hall meeting or some other event featuring your congressman or senator?

    42% Yes
55% No
  3% Not sure

7* When members of Congress hold town hall meetings, is it more important for congressmen to explain legislation and issues to people or is it more important for the congressmen to hear the views of their constituents?

    20% Explain legislation and issues
69% Hear the view of their constituents
11% Not sure

8* Do most members of Congress care what their constituents think?

    19% Yes
66% No
15% Not sure

9* How angry are you at the current policies of the federal government?

       46% Very angry
       16% Somewhat angry
       21% Not very angry
       11% Not at all angry
         6% Not sure

10* Would you agree or disagree with the following statement - Neither Republican political leaders nor Democratic political leaders have a good understanding of what is needed today?

       57% Agree
       26% Disagree
       18% Not sure

11* Is your representative in Congress the best possible person for the job?

       30% Yes
       44% No
       26% Not sure

12* Regardless of how Congress is doing overall, does your local representative in Congress deserve to be reelected?

       37% Yes
       45% No
       18% Not sure

 

13* Do you know anyone who is out of work and looking for a job?

 

       86% Yes
       11% No
         3% Not sure


14* Is the job market better than it was a year ago, worse than it was a year ago or about the same?

 

       14% Better
       56% Worse
       28% About the same
         2% Not sure

 

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