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Toplines - Wisconsin Senate - July 13, 2010

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Wisconsin State Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted July 13, 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?

28% Strongly approve
21% Somewhat approve
  8% Somewhat disapprove
42% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

2* How would you rate the job Jim Doyle has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

15% Strongly approve
25% Somewhat approve
18% Somewhat disapprove
41% Strongly disapprove
  1% Not sure

3* 2010 Wisconsin Senate Race

 

 

Ron Johnson (R)

Russ Feingold (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 13, 2010

47%

46%

2%

6%

June 21, 2010

45%

46%

3%

6%

May 25, 2010

44%

46%

3%

6%

 

 

David Westlake (R)

Russ Feingold (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

July 13, 2010

37%

51%

6%

6%

June 21, 2010

41%

47%

4%

7%

May 25, 2010

38%

47%

7%

8%

April 20, 2010

38%

49%

4%

9%

March 16, 2010

35%

51%

5%

10%

Feb. 17, 2010

37%

47%

6%

10%

 

 

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 WI Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Feingold

30%

23%

18%

25%

3%

Westlake

4%

32%

23%

9%

31%

Johnson

20%

31%

21%

9%

18%

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?

 42% Strongly favor
 13% Somewhat favor
 12% Somewhat oppose
 28% Strongly oppose
  6% Not sure

6* Suppose the new Arizona immigration law was being considered for your state. Would you favor or oppose passage of that law in your state?

 

56% Favor
33% Oppose
11% Not sure

 

7* The U.S. Justice Department has decided to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law in federal court. Do you agree or disagree with the decision to challenge the legality of Arizona’s new immigration law?

 

33% Agree
55% Disagree
12% Not sure

 

8* Some people believe that the goal of immigration policy should be to keep out national security threats, criminals and those who would come here to live off our welfare system. Beyond that, all immigrants would be welcome. Do you agree or disagree with that goal for immigration policy?

 

58% Agree
25% Disagree
16% Not sure


9* Last year, Congress and the president enacted a $787 billion economic stimulus plan. So far, has the economic stimulus plan helped the economy, hurt the economy or had no impact on the economy?

36% Helped
35% Hurt
23% No impact
  7% Not sure

10* Did the new government spending in the stimulus package create new jobs?

27% Yes
56% No
18% Not sure

 

 

 

11* Which is a better way to create new jobs – cutting taxes or increasing government spending?

 

61% Cutting taxes
18% Increasing government spending
21% Not sure

 

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

 1% Excellent

 7% Good
42% Fair
49% Poor

 1% Not sure

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

32% Better

41% Worse
23% Staying the same
  4% Not sure

14* Is the United States currently in a recession?

69% Yes
17% No
14% Not sure

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