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Toplines - South Carolina Senate - June 10, 2010

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South Carolina Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 10, 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

      9% Somewhat disapprove

    44% 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?

   

    13% Strongly approve

    37% Somewhat approve

    22% Somewhat disapprove

    28% Strongly disapprove

      1% Not sure


3* 2010 South Carolina Senate Race

 

Jim DeMint

58%

Alvin Greene

21%

Some other candidate

9%

Not sure

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

32%

30%

16%

9%

12%

Greene

6%

14%

21%

30%

29%

 

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?

55% Strongly favor
10% Somewhat favor
10% Somewhat oppose
20% Strongly oppose
  4% Not sure

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

     5% Very favorable
   13% Somewhat favorable
   21% Somewhat unfavorable
   14% Very unfavorable

   47% 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?

     25% Yes
37% No
38% Not sure

8*Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?

      58% Yes
     20% No
     21% Not sure   

9* In the long-term, will the recent Gulf Oil Spill have a devastating impact on the environment, a major impact, a modest impact, a minor impact, or will it have little lasting impact on the environment?
  
    
44% A devastating impact on the environment
      34% A major impact

     16% A modest impact
       3% A minor impact
       1% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
       2% Not sure

 10* Who should pay for the clean-up from the oil leak – the companies who were drilling for oil, the government or both?

    82% The companies who were drilling for oil
  2% The government

15% Both
  1% Not sure

11* Overall, how would you rate President Obama’s handling of the situation in Afghanistan…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?
   

      18% Excellent
    24% Good
    31% Fair
    26% Poor
     1% Not sure

 

12* Is it possible for the United States to win the war in Afghanistan? 2164-23

    37% Yes
    37% No
    26% Not sure

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