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Toplines - North Dakota Senate - August 10-11, 2010

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Prior Survey

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North Dakota State Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted on August 10-11, 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?

   

    23% Strongly approve

    19% Somewhat approve

    10% Somewhat disapprove

    48% Strongly disapprove

      1% Not sure

 

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

   

52% Strongly approve

    32% Somewhat approve

    12% Somewhat disapprove

      4% Strongly disapprove

      1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Election for United States Senate

 

John Hoeven (R)

Tracy Potter (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

August 10, 2010

69%

25%

1%

5%

July 21, 2010

69%

22%

2%

7%

June 15-16, 2010

73%

19%

2%

6%

May 18-19, 2010

72%

23%

2%

3%

April 20, 2010

69%

24%

2%

5%

March 23, 2010

68%

25%

2%

5%

February 9-10, 2010

71%

17%

4%

8%

 

 

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 ND Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Potter

9%

27%

27%

16%

22%

Hoeven

54%

29%

10%

3%

3%

 

5* In political terms, is Tracy Potter very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, somewhat liberal or very liberal?

 

      2% Very conservative

    10% Somewhat conservative

    32% Moderate

    22% Somewhat liberal

    16% Very liberal

    18% Not sure

 

6* In political terms, is John Hoeven very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, somewhat liberal or very liberal?

 

    17% Very conservative

    48% Somewhat conservative

    28% Moderate

      2% Somewhat liberal

      1% Very liberal

      4% Not sure

 

7* Would it be more accurate to describe Tracy Potter’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

    38% Mainstream
    30% Extreme
    32% Not sure

 

8* Would it be more accurate to describe John Hoeven’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

    83% Mainstream
      9% Extreme
      8% Not sure

 

9* How would you rate your own personal finances these days?
   

    17% Excellent

    35% Good

    35% Fair

    10% Poor

      4% Not sure

10* Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?

   

    25% Better

    41% Worse

    31% About the same

      3% Not sure

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