Conducted October 19, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports
6% Some other candidate
7% Not sure
2* 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.
3*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?
4* The health care plan passed by Congress requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance. Do you Strongly Favor, Somewhat Favor, Somewhat Oppose, or Strongly Oppose a federal law that requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance?
5* Should individual states have the right to opt out of the entire national health care plan?
6* Is it possible for a candidate to win an election without criticizing his opponent?
7* Is it a negative ad when one candidate accurately describes the position of another candidate?
8* Do negative campaign advertisements make you more or less likely to vote for the candidate who produced the ad?
9* Generally speaking, how would you rate the
10* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?
13* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?
14* 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?
15* How would you rate the job David Paterson has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence