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Toplines - 2010 Washington Senate - June 22, 2010

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Washington State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted June 22, 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?

       29% Strongly approve
       22% Somewhat approve
         9% Somewhat disapprove
       39% Strongly disapprove
         1% Not sure

2* 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?

   22% Strongly approve
   21% Somewhat approve
   15% Somewhat disapprove
   40% Strongly disapprove
     1% Not sure

3* 2010 Election for United States Senate

 

 

Dino Rossi (R)

Patty Murray (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

June 22, 2010

47%

47%

3%

3%

May 26, 2010

47%

48%

2%

4%

May 4, 2010

46%

48%

2%

3%

April 6, 2010

46%

48%

3%

4%

Mar 9, 2010

49%

46%

3%

2%

Jan 11, 2010

48%

46%

1%

5%

 

 

Clint Didier (R)

Patty Murray (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

June 22, 2010

40%

48%

6%

6%

May 26, 2010

37%

47%

6%

10%

May 4, 2010

36%

51%

4%

8%

April 6, 2010

37%

47%

5%

11%

Mar 9, 2010

30%

49%

6%

15%

Jan 11, 2010

34%

49%

4%

13%

 

 

Paul Akers (R)

Patty Murray (D)

Some other candidate

Not sure

June 22, 2010

38%

48%

4%

10%

May 26, 2010

32%

47%

6%

15%

May 4, 2010

35%

49%

6%

10%

April 6, 2010

37%

45%

5%

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 WA Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Rossi

24%

28%

19%

25%

4%

Murray

29%

25%

13%

31%

3%

Didier

10%

27%

16%

15%

32%

Akers

7%

26%

17%

15%

34%

 

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?

       41% Strongly favor
         9% Somewhat favor
         7% Somewhat oppose
       41% Strongly oppose
         2% Not sure

6*Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?

       52% Yes
       34% No
       13% Not sure
  

7* 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?  

        49% Devastating impact on the environment
       26% Major impact

       20% Modest impact
         3% Minor impact
         1% It will have little lasting impact on the environment
         1% Not sure

 

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

     84% Companies who were drilling for oil
  2% Government

 14% Both
  1% Not sure

 

9* Should the U.S. military be used along the border with Mexico to prevent illegal immigration?

    62% Yes
    25% No
    14% Not sure

10* Should the U.S. Justice Department challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court?

     36% Yes
    54% No
    10% Not sure

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

        20% Yes
       62% No
       18% Not sure

12* Is The Tea Party movement good for the country or bad for the country?

        43% Good
       32% Bad
       20% Neither
         5% Not sure



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