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Toplines - Ohio Senate I - July 19, 2010

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Ohio Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted July 19, 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?

   

    31% Strongly approve

    15% Somewhat approve

      8% Somewhat disapprove

    46% Strongly disapprove

      0% Not sure

 

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

   

    15% Strongly approve

    29% Somewhat approve

    25% Somewhat disapprove

    30% Strongly disapprove

      1% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Ohio Senate Race

 

 

 

Rob Portman (R)

Lee Fisher (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 19, 2010

45%

39%

5%

11%

June 29, 2010

43%

39%

4%

13%

June 3, 2010

43%

43%

4%

10%

May 5, 2010

42%

43%

4%

11%

March 30, 2010

43%

38%

4%

14%

March 4, 2010

44%

39%

5%

12%

February 5-6, 2010

43%

39%

5%

13%

 

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 OH Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Portman

18%

29%

16%

10%

27%

Fisher

15%

26%

22%

15%

22%

 

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?

 

47% Strongly favor

12% Somewhat favor

  7% Somewhat oppose

28% Strongly oppose

  6% Not sure

 

 

6* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

31% Agree
58% Disagree
11% Not sure

 

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

  0% Excellent

  6% Good
39% Fair
54% Poor

  1% Not sure

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

27% Better

48% Worse
22% Staying the same
  3% Not sure

9* Is the United States currently in a recession?

70% Yes
16% No
14% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence