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Toplines - North Dakota Senate - June 15-16, 2010

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North Dakota State Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted on June 15-16, 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?

  

   21% Strongly approve

   20% Somewhat approve

   11% Somewhat disapprove

   47% 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?

  

57% Strongly approve

   31% Somewhat approve

   10% Somewhat disapprove

     3% Strongly disapprove

     0% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Election for United States Senate

 

 

June 15-16, 2010

May 18-19, 2010

April 20, 2010

March 23, 2010

John Hoeven  (R)

73%

72%

69%

68%

Tracy Potter (D)

19%

23%

24%

25%

Some other candidate

2%

2%

2%

2%

Not sure

6%

3%

5%

5%

 

 

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%

28%

24%

14%

25%

Hoeven

56%

30%

9%

4%

2%

 

 

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?

 

   49% Strongly favor

   15% Somewhat favor

   10% Somewhat oppose

   21% Strongly oppose

    5% Not sure

6*Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?

       62% Yes
      17% No
      21% Not sure   

7* 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?
 
    
32% A devastating impact on the environment
       33% A major impact

    
23% A modest impact
        8% A minor impact
        3% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
        1% Not sure

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

     77% The companies who were drilling for oil
  2% The government

19% Both
 
1% Not sure

9* Should the U.S. military be used along the border with Mexico to prevent illegal immigration?

 

   71% Yes
   16% No
   13% Not sure

 

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

 

    17% Yes
    65% No
    18% Not sure 

 

11* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?  

 

   19% Yes
    59% No
    22% Not sure

 

12* Is The Tea Party movement good for the country or bad for the country?

 

   51% Good
   22% Bad

   19% Neither
    8% Not sure

13* Overall, how would you rate President Obama’s handling of the situation in Afghanistan…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?
 

     5% Excellent
     25% Good
   36% Fair
   30% Poor
     4% Not sure

 14* Is it possible for the United States to win the war in Afghanistan?

  30% Yes
  38% No
  32% Not sure

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