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Toplines - Oregon Senate - September 8, 2010

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Oregon Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted September 8, 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?

38% Strongly approve
16% Somewhat approve
  5% Somewhat disapprove
41% Strongly disapprove
  1% 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?

16% Strongly approve
29% Somewhat approve
17% Somewhat disapprove
35% Strongly disapprove
  3% Not sure

3* 2010 Oregon Senate Race

 

 

Jim Huffman (R)

Ron Wyden (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

September 8, 2010

35%

53%

3%

9%

August 22, 2010

36%

56%

1%

7%

July 26, 2010

35%

51%

5%

9%

June 17, 2010

37%

47%

6%

10%

May 24, 2010

38%

51%

4%

7%

 

4* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the News. For each, please let me know 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

13%

25%

14%

11%

36%

Wyden

38%

19%

15%

22%

5%

 

5* In terms of how you will vote in the next national election, are you primarily interested in National Security issues such as the War with Iraq and the War on Terror, Economic issues such as jobs and economic growth, Domestic Issues like Social Security and Health Care, Cultural issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion, or Fiscal issues such as taxes and government spending?

 

  10% National Security Issues

  46% Economic Issues

  19% Domestic Issues

   3% Cultural Issues

  17% Fiscal Issues

   5% Not sure

6* Do most members of Congress care what their constituents think?

  18% Yes
67% No
14% Not sure

7* How angry are you at the current policies of the federal government?

   41% Very angry
   21% Somewhat angry
   21% Not very angry
   15% Not at all angry
     3% Not sure

8* 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?

   41% Strongly favor
     6% Somewhat favor
   11% Somewhat oppose
   37% Strongly oppose
     5% Not sure

 

9* If the health care bill is repealed would that be good for the economy, bad for the economy or would it have no impact on the economy?

 

   44% Good
   29% Bad
   15% No impact

   13% Not sure

 

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

 

   0% Excellent
    4% Good
   33% Fair
   63% Poor
     0% Not sure

 

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

 

  27% Better
   48% Worse
   22% Staying the same
     3% Not sure

12* Is the U.S. currently in a recession?

  74% Yes
13% No
13% Not sure

13* Do you know anyone who is out of work and looking for a job?

 

   83% Yes
   14% No
     3% Not sure


14* Is the job market better than it was a year ago, worse than it was a year ago or about the same?

 

   17% Better
   42% Worse
   39% Staying the same
     2% Not sure

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