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Toplines - North Dakota Senate - May 19, 2010

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North Dakota General Election

Survey of 500 Likely Voters

May 18-19, 2010

 

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

    18% Somewhat approve

    13% Somewhat disapprove

    44% Strongly disapprove

      2% 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

    35% Somewhat approve

      9% Somewhat disapprove

      3% Strongly disapprove

      1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Election for United States Senate

 

 

May 18-19, 2010

April 20, 2010

March 23, 2010

February 9-10, 2010

John Hoeven  (R)

72%

69%

68%

71%

Tracy Potter (D)

23%

24%

25%

17%

Some other candidate

2%

2%

2%

4%

Not sure

3%

5%

5%

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

12%

26%

22%

11%

30%

Hoeven

54%

31%

8%

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?

 

    50% Strongly favor

    14% Somewhat favor

     9% Somewhat oppose

    23% Strongly oppose

     5% Not sure

 

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

 

42% Very closely
37% Somewhat closely
16% Not very closely
  4% Not at all
  2% 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?


59% Favor

22% Oppose
19% 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?

 

75% Yes
15% No
10% Not sure

 

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

 

13% Very favorable

16% Somewhat favorable

20% Somewhat unfavorable

17% Very unfavorable

35% 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?

 

31% Yes
37% No
32% Not sure

 

11* Is the value of your home worth more than the amount you owe on your mortgage?

 

57% Yes
38% No
  5% Not sure

 

12* As a nation, is America overtaxed?

 

60% Yes
27% No
13% Not sure

 

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