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Toplines - North Carolina Senate - June 3, 2010

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North Carolina Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 3, 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
15% Somewhat approve
11% Somewhat disapprove
44% 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
24% Somewhat disapprove
29% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

3* 2010 North Carolina Senate Race

 

 

June 3, 2010

May 5, 2010

April 19, 2010

March 22, 2010

February 23, 2010

Richard Burr (R)

50%

48%

50%

51%

50%

Elaine Marshall (D)

36%

40%

32%

35%

34%

Some other candidate

6%

3%

6%

6%

4%

Not sure

8%

9%

12%

8%

12%

 

 

June 3, 2010

May 5, 2010

April 19, 2010

March 22, 2010

February 23, 2010

Richard Burr (R)

47%

50%

53%

51%

51%

Cal Cunningham (D)

35%

37%

31%

32%

29%

Some other candidate

7%

3%

4%

7%

6%

Not sure

10%

10%

13%

11%

14%

 

 

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

22%

32%

19%

15%

12%

Marshall

16%

25%

23%

16%

21%

Cunningham

8%

27%

23%

15%

26%

 

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?

   

     49% Strongly favor
    10% Somewhat favor
      9% Somewhat oppose
    25% Strongly oppose

     7% Not sure


 

6* How closely have you followed news stories about the new immigration law in Arizona?

 

     51% Very closely
     30% Somewhat closely

     12% Not very closely

       5% Not at all
       1% Not sure

 

7* 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

     28% Oppose
     16% Not sure

 

8* Suppose a police officer stops someone for a traffic violation or a violation of some other law. If the police officer suspects that the person they stopped might be an illegal immigrant, should the officer be required to check their immigration status?

 

     72% Yes
     21% No
       7% Not sure

 

9* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Elena Kagan?

 

10% Very favorable

21% Somewhat favorable

22% Somewhat unfavorable

14% Very unfavorable

33% Not sure

 

10* The U.S. Senate has the constitutional authority to confirm all Supreme Court nominees. Based upon what you know at this time, should the U.S. Senate confirm Elena Kagan as a Supreme Court Justice?

 

32% Yes

37% No

30% Not sure

 

11* In the long-term, will the recent Gulf Oil Spill have a devastating impact on the environment, a major impact, a modest impact, a minor impact, or will it have little lasting impact on the environment?  

 

     46% Devastating impact on the environment
     32% Major impact

     14% Modest impact
       2% Minor impact
       2% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
       3% Not sure

 

12* Who should pay for the clean-up from the oil leak – the companies who were drilling for oil, the government or both?

 

   82% Companies who were drilling for oil
     3% Government

   14% Both

       1% Not sure

 

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