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Toplines - Pennsylvania Senate - June 29, 2010

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Pennsylvania Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted June 29, 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?

      

       26% Strongly approve

       21% Somewhat approve

       13% Somewhat disapprove

       40% Strongly disapprove

         1% Not sure

 

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

      

       14% Strongly approve

       26% Somewhat approve

       27% Somewhat disapprove

       33% Strongly disapprove

         0% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Pennsylvania Senate Race

 

                                                                                                               
 

 

 
 

Pat Toomey (R)

 
 

Joe Sestak (D)

 
 

Some other   candidate

 
 

Not sure

 
 

June   29, 2010

 
 

45%

 
 

39%

 
 

6%

 
 

11%

 
 

June   2, 2010

 
 

45%

 
 

38%

 
 

5%

 
 

12%

 
 

May   19, 2010

 
 

42%

 
 

46%

 
 

3%

 
 

9%

 
 

May   6, 2010

 
 

42%

 
 

40%

 
 

10%

 
 

9%

 
 

Apr   12, 2010

 
 

47%

 
 

36%

 
 

5%

 
 

12%

 
 

Mar   15, 2010

 
 

42%

 
 

37%

 
 

7%

 
 

15%

 
 

Feb   8, 2010

 
 

47%

 
 

38%

 
 

5%

 
 

10%

 

 

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 PA Senate Race

 
 

Very   Favorable

 
 

Somewhat   Favorable

 
 

Somewhat   Unfavorable

 
 

Very   Unfavorable

 
 

Not   sure

 
 

Pat   Toomey

 
 

17%

 
 

36%

 
 

18%

 
 

13%

 
 

16%

 
 

Joe   Sestak

 
 

16%

 
 

35%

 
 

24%

 
 

16%

 
 

9%

 

 

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

14% Somewhat favor

10% Somewhat oppose

32% Strongly oppose

  4% Not sure

 

6* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?


57% Favor

28% Oppose
14% Not sure

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