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Toplines - North Carolina Senate - July 6, 2010

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North Carolina Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted July 6, 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?

30% Strongly approve
11% Somewhat approve
10% Somewhat disapprove
49% Strongly disapprove
  0% Not sure

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

11% Strongly approve
35% Somewhat approve
25% Somewhat disapprove
26% Strongly disapprove
  2% Not sure

3* 2010 North Carolina Senate Race

 

 

Richard Burr (R)

Elaine Marshall (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 6, 2010

52%

37%

4%

7%

June 22, 2010

44%

43%

7%

6%

June 3, 2010

50%

36%

6%

8%

May 5, 2010

48%

40%

3%

9%

April 19, 2010

50%

32%

6%

12%

March 22, 2010

51%

35%

6%

8%

February 23, 2010

50%

34%

4%

12%

 

 

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 NC Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Burr

20%

36%

25%

13%

7%

Marshall

14%

30%

25%

18%

13%

 

5* A proposal has been made to repeal the health care bill and stop it from going into affect. Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose a proposal to repeal the health care bill?

   

 55% Strongly favor
  9% Somewhat favor
 10% Somewhat oppose
 21% Strongly oppose

  4% 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?

 

62% Favor
27% Oppose
11% Not sure

 

7* * Should the U.S. Justice Department challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court?

 

30% Yes
59% No
11% 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?

 

62% Agree
21% Disagree
17% 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?

32% Helped
38% Hurt
24% No impact
  7% Not sure

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

25% Yes
55% No
20% Not sure

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

68% Cutting taxes
15% Increasing government spending
17% Not sure

 

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

  1% Excellent

10% Good
38% Fair
50% Poor

  1% Not sure

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

24% Better

49% Worse
23% Staying the same
  4% Not sure

14* Is the United States currently in a recession?

69% Yes
15% No
16% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence