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Questions - West Virginia Special Senate Election - October 12, 2010

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West Virginia Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted October 12, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

1* If the 2010 election for United States Senate were held today would you vote for Republican John Raese or Democrat Joe Manchin? (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.)

 

49% John Raese

46% Joe Manchin

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.

 

John Raese

Joe Manchin

 

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* What will do more to create new jobs--cutting government spending and deficits or a $50 billion infrastructure program?

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

7* How closely have you followed news stories about the so-called cap-and-trade legislation being considered by Congress?

 

 

8* Would the cap and trade legislation be good for the coal industry or bad for the coal industry?

 

 

9* Would the cap and trade legislation create jobs in West Virginia or destroy jobs in West Virginia?

 

 

10* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Bill Clinton?

 


11* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Sarah Palin?

 

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 Joe Manchin has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

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