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Toplines - New York Special Senate Election - June 16, 2010

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New York State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 16, 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?

31% Strongly approve
23% Somewhat approve
11% Somewhat disapprove
33% Strongly disapprove
  2% Not sure

2* 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?

10% Strongly approve
25% Somewhat approve
26% Somewhat disapprove
35% Strongly disapprove
  4% Not sure

3* 2010 New York Senate Race

 

 

June 16, 2010

May 12, 2010

Joe DioGuardi (R)

38%

28%

Kirsten Gillibrand (D)

49%

51%

Some other candidate

2%

7%

Not sure

12%

13%

 

 

June 16, 2010

May 12, 2010

Bruce Blakeman (R)

38%

31%

Kirsten Gillibrand (D)

50%

51%

Some other candidate

2%

8%

Not sure

10%

10%

 

 

June 16, 2010

May 12, 2010

David Malpass (R)

34%

27%

Kirsten Gillibrand (D)

49%

46%

Some other candidate

3%

10%

Not sure

13%

16%

 

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 NY Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Gillibrand

20%

29%

18%

20%

13%

Blakeman

7%

25%

18%

9%

42%

Malpass

5%

25%

19%

10%

41%

DioGuardi

11%

24%

17%

10%

38%

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?

    39% Strongly favor
    15% Somewhat favor
      9% Somewhat oppose
    32% Strongly oppose
      6% Not sure

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