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Questions - West Virginia Special Senate Election - October 31, 2010

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West Virginia Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted October 31, 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.)

 

46% John Raese

50% Joe Manchin

  1% 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.

 

Raese

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* Is this election a referendum on President Obama‘s agenda or is it more about individual candidates and issues?

 

7* In terms of how you will vote, how important is the issue of John Raese and his house in Florida?

      

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

or poor?

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

 

10* Is the United States currently in a recession?

 

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