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Toplines - South Carolina Senate - August 25, 2010

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South Carolina Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted August 25, 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

    8% Somewhat approve

    6% Somewhat disapprove

  54% Strongly disapprove

    1% Not sure

 

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

 

  11% Strongly approve

  36% Somewhat approve

  23% Somewhat disapprove

  28% Strongly disapprove

    2% Not sure


3* 2010 South Carolina Senate Race

 

 

Jim DeMint (R)

Alvin Greene (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

August 25, 2010

63%

19%

8%

10%

July 29, 2010

62%

20%

7%

10%

June 10, 2010

58%

21%

9%

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 SC Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

DeMint

44%

21%

11%

17%

8%

Greene

7%

11%

15%

53%

14%

 

 

5* Now I’m going to read you a short list of names.  In political terms please tell me whether that person is very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, somewhat liberal or very liberal.

 

 

Very Conservative

Somewhat Conservative

Moderate

Somewhat Liberal

Very Liberal

Not Sure

DeMint

52%

20%

8%

5%

7%

10%

Greene

6%

4%

10%

20%

28%

32%

 

6* Would it be more accurate to describe Jim DeMint’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

55% Mainstream
24% Extreme

20% Not sure

 

7* Would it be more accurate to describe Alvin Green’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

14% Mainstream
54% Extreme
32% Not sure

8* How would you rate your own personal finances these days?

  9% Excellent
29% Good
38% Fair

19% Poor
  6% Not sure

 9* Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?

15% Better
52% Worse
31% About the same
 2% Not sure

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