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Toplines - Oregon Senate - May 24, 2010

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Oregon Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted May 24, 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?

       37% Strongly approve
       15% Somewhat approve
         8% Somewhat disapprove
       41% Strongly disapprove
         0% Not sure

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

  18% Strongly approve
  28% Somewhat approve
  17% Somewhat disapprove
  34% Strongly disapprove
    2% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Oregon Senate Race

                               
 

Jim   Huffman (R)

 
 

38%

 
 

Ron   Wyden (D)

 
 

51%

 
 

Some   other candidate

 
 

4%

 
 

Not sure

 
 

7%

 

 

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 OR Senate Race

 
 

Very Favorable

 
 

Somewhat   Favorable

 
 

Somewhat   Unfavorable

 
 

Very   Unfavorable

 
 

Not sure

 
 

Huffman

 
 

11%

 
 

31%

 
 

18%

 
 

4%

 
 

35%

 
 

Wyden

 
 

37%

 
 

19%

 
 

17%

 
 

21%

 
 

6%

 

 

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?

 

40% Strongly favor

  6% Somewhat favor

  9% Somewhat oppose

40% Strongly oppose

  4% Not sure

 

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

 

21% Very favorable

17% Somewhat favorable

18% Somewhat unfavorable

16% Very unfavorable

28% Not sure

 

7* 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?

 

43% Yes

36% No

21% Not sure

 

8* How confident are you that Congress knows what it's doing when it comes to addressing the country’s current economic problems?

  3% Very confident
23% Somewhat confident
27% Not very confident
44% Not at all confident
  2% Not sure

9* How confident are you that your representatives in Congress are actually representing your best interests?

16% Very confident
21% Somewhat confident
24% Not very confident
38% Not at all confident
  1% Not sure

10* Would a group of people selected at random from the phone book do a better job addressing the nation’s problems than the current Congress?

45% Yes
41% No
14% Not sure

11* Is the United States of America the last best hope of mankind?

 

42% Yes
28% No
30% Not sure

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