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Toplines - New Hampshire Senate - July 12, 2010

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New Hampshire Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted July 12, 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?

   

    27% Strongly approve 

     15% Somewhat approve

    11% Somewhat disapprove

    46% Strongly disapprove

      0% Not sure

  

2* How would you rate the job John Lynch has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

    24% Strongly approve

    33% Somewhat approve

    26% Somewhat disapprove

    17% Strongly disapprove

      1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 New Hampshire Senate Race

 

Kelly Ayotte (R)

Paul Hodes (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

July 12, 2010

49%

37%

7%

7%

May 11, 2010

50%

38%

3%

9%

April 7, 2010

50%

35%

4%

11%

March 8, 2010

47%

37%

4%

12%

February 10, 2010

46%

39%

3%

13%

 

 

Ovide Lamontagne (R)

Paul Hodes (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

July 12, 2010

43%

40%

9%

9%

May 11, 2010

38%

43%

8%

11%

April 7, 2010

44%

39%

7%

11%

March 8, 2010

38%

42%

5%

15%

February 10, 2010

38%

44%

4%

13%

 

 

Bill Binnie (R)

Paul Hodes (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

July 12, 2010

49%

38%

7%

6%

May 11, 2010

49%

37%

6%

8%

April 7, 2010

49%

37%

4%

10%

March 8, 2010

46%

36%

4%

14%

February 10, 2010

42%

41%

3%

13%

 

 

Jim Bender (R)

Paul Hodes (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

July 12, 2010

43%

39%

10%

8%

May 11, 2010

39%

41%

8%

13%

 

 

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 NH Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Ayotte

20%

36%

22%

10%

12%

Hodes   

20%

26%

13%

35%

7%

Lamontagne

7%

33%

28%

11%

20%

Binnie

16%

37%

21%

15%

11%

Bender

9%

33%

25%

13%

19%

 

 

5* 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?

   

    48% Strongly favor

      6% Somewhat favor

    10% Somewhat oppose

    34% Strongly oppose

      2%Not sure

 

6* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?

 

    56% Favor

    34% Oppose

    10% Not sure

 

7* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

       37% Agree

       56% Disagree
      8%Not sure

 

8* 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? 

   

    58% Agree
    27% Disagree

    15% Not sure


9* Last year, Congress and the president enacted a $787 billion economic stimulus plan. So far, has the economic stimulus plan helped the economy, hurt the economy or had no impact on the economy?

    35% Helped
    37% Hurt
    24% No impact
      4%Not sure

10* Did the new government spending in the stimulus package create new jobs?

    31% Yes
    55% No
    14% Not sure

11* Which is a better way to create new jobs – cutting taxes or increasing government spending?

    64% Cutting taxes
    21% Increasing government spending
    15% Not sure

 

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

    0% Excellent
      5% Good

    47% Fair
    47% Poor

      1%Not sure

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

    33% Better

    37% Worse

    29% Staying the same
      1%Not sure

14* Is the United States currently in a recession?

    72% Yes
    17% No

    12% Not sure

   

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