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Toplines - 2010 Vermont Senate - September 13, 2010

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Vermont Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted September 13, 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?

   

    41% Strongly approve

    22% Somewhat approve

      7% Somewhat disapprove

    30% Strongly disapprove

      0% Not sure

 

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

   

    30% Strongly approve

    34% Somewhat approve

    18% Somewhat disapprove

    16% Strongly disapprove

      2% Not sure

 

3* 2010 Vermont Senate Race

 

 

Len Britton (R)

Pat Leahy (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

September 13, 2010

32%

62%

2%

4%

June 17, 2010

29%

64%

3%

4%

 

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 VT Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Britton

10%

18%

20%

6%

46%

Leahy

51%

15%

12%

21%

2%

 

5* Okay 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.  

Candidate Ideology

Very Conservative

Somewhat Conservative

Moderate

Somewhat Liberal

Very Liberal

Not sure

Britton

12%

31%

9%

1%

10%

37%

Leahy

4%

8%

18%

36%

30%

4%

6* Would it be more accurate to describe [candidate’s] views as mainstream or extreme?

 

Candidate Views

Mainstream

Extreme

Not sure

Britton

27%

21%

52%

Leahy

61%

28%

11%

 

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

 

     0% Excellent
     4% Good
  40% Fair
  55% Poor
    0% Not sure

 

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

 

   35% Better
  39% Worse
  24% Staying the same
    3% Not sure

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