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Toplines - Wisconsin Senate - May 25, 2010

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Wisconsin State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted May 25, 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?

32% Strongly approve
17% Somewhat approve
  9% Somewhat disapprove
41% 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?

18% Strongly approve
23% Somewhat approve
16% Somewhat disapprove
41% Strongly disapprove
  2% Not sure

3* 2010 Wisconsin Senate Race

 

                               
 

Ron   Johnson (R)

 
 

44%

 
 

Russ   Feingold (D)

 
 

46%

 
 

Some   other candidate

 
 

3%

 
 

Not sure

 
 

6%

 

 

 

                                                                     
 

 

 
 

May 25, 2010

 
 

  April   20, 2010

 
 

March 16, 2010

 
 

February 17, 2010

 
 

Terrence   Wall (R)

 
 

41%

 
 

43%

 
 

40%

 
 

39%

 
 

Russ   Feingold (D)

 
 

47%

 
 

49%

 
 

49%

 
 

47%

 
 

Some   other candidate

 
 

5%

 
 

3%

 
 

3%

 
 

6%

 
 

Not sure

 
 

7%

 
 

5%

 
 

9%

 
 

7%

 

 

 

                                                                     
 

 

 
 

May 25, 2010

 
 

April 20, 2010

 
 

March 16, 2010

 
 

February 17, 2010

 
 

Dave   Westlake (R)

 
 

38%

 
 

38%

 
 

35%

 
 

37%

 
 

Russ   Feingold (D)

 
 

47%

 
 

49%

 
 

51%

 
 

47%

 
 

Some   other candidate

 
 

7%

 
 

4%

 
 

5%

 
 

6%

 
 

Not sure

 
 

8%

 
 

9%

 
 

10%

 
 

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

 
 

32%

 
 

21%

 
 

18%

 
 

26%

 
 

3%

 
 

Wall

 
 

6%

 
 

32%

 
 

22%

 
 

8%

 
 

32%

 
 

Westlake

 
 

4%

 
 

32%

 
 

19%

 
 

7%

 
 

37%

 
 

Johnson

 
 

12%

 
 

30%

 
 

19%

 
 

6%

 
 

32%

 

 

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?

 45% Strongly favor
 11% Somewhat favor
  8% Somewhat oppose
 30% Strongly oppose
  6% Not sure

6* How closely have you followed news stories about the new immigration law in Arizona?

 

50% Very closely
33% Somewhat closely

14% Not very closely

  2% Not at all
  1% Not sure

 

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

 

57% Favor

29% Oppose
15% Not sure

 

8* Suppose a police officer stops someone for a traffic violation or a violation of some other law. If the police officer suspects that the person they stopped might be an illegal immigrant, should the officer be required to check their immigration status?

 

66% Yes
24% No
10% Not sure

 

9* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Elena Kagan?

 

14% Very favorable
20% Somewhat favorable
19% Somewhat unfavorable
12% Very unfavorable

35% Not sure

 

10* The U.S. Senate has the constitutional authority to confirm all Supreme Court nominees. Based upon what you know at this time, should the U.S. Senate confirm Elena Kagan as a Supreme Court Justice?

 

40% Yes
32% No
28% Not sure


11*
How confident are you that Congress knows what it's doing when it comes to addressing the country’s current economic problems?

 6% Very confident
23% Somewhat confident
30% Not very confident
38% Not at all confident
  3% Not sure

12* How confident are you that your representatives in Congress are actually representing your best interests?

12% Very confident
26% Somewhat confident
28% Not very confident
31% Not at all confident
  3% Not sure

13* Would a group of people selected at random from the phone book do a better job addressing the nation’s problems than the current Congress?

37% Yes
43% No
20% Not sure

14* Is the United States of America the last best hope of mankind?

 

42% Yes
29% No
29% Not sure

 

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