If it's in the News, it's in our Polls. Public opinion polling since 2003.

 

Questions - West Virginia Special Senate Election - October 19, 2010

See Article

See Crosstabs

Platinum Page

West Virginia Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted October 19, 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.)

 

50% John Raese

43% Joe Manchin

2% Some other candidate

5% 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* Would it be more accurate to describe Joe Manchin’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

5* Would it be more accurate to describe John Raese’s views as mainstream or extreme?

 

6* Which candidate do you trust more on the economy and jobs…John Raese or Joe Manchin?

 

7* Which candidate do you trust more on immigration?

 

8* Which candidate do you trust more on health care?

 

9* Which candidate do you trust more on taxes…John Raese or Joe Manchin?

 

10* Which candidate do you trust more to cut government spending?

 

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 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