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Questions - Washington Senate - October 17, 2010

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Washington State Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted October 17, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

1* In the 2010 Election for United States Senate did you vote for Dino Rossi or Patty Murray?  (Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidate names, so while half will hear the Republican candidate first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.)

 

46% Rossi
49% Murray
  2% Some other candidate
  3% Not Sure

 

2* 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.

 

Rossie
Murray

 

3*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?

 

4* Tax cuts implemented during the Bush administration are scheduled to expire soon.  Should the Bush Administration tax cuts be extended or should the tax cuts end this year?

 

5* If the Bush Administration tax cuts are allowed to expire, will that help the economy, hurt the economy, or have no impact on the economy?

 

6* Suppose you had a choice between extending the Bush Administration tax cuts for all Americans or extending the Bush Administration tax cuts for everyone except the wealthy. Which would you prefer?

 

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

 

8* Would it be more accurate to describe Patty Murray’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

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

 

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

 

11* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?

12* 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?

13* How would you rate the job Christine Gregoire has been doing as Governor… do you strongly   approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job she’s been doing?

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