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Toplines - Election 2010: Florida Senate - December 14, 2009

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2010 Florida Senate Election

Survey of 1,000 Likely Florida Voters

December 14, 2009

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?

29% Strongly approve

15% Somewhat approve

9% Somewhat disapprove

46% Strongly disapprove

1% Not sure

2* How would you rate the job Charlie Crist has been doing as Governor… do you strongly

approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been

doing?

9% Strongly approve

43% Somewhat approve

25% Somewhat disapprove

20% Strongly disapprove

3% Not sure

3* 2010 Florida Senate Election

Charlie Crist (R)

42%

Kendrick Meek (D)

36%

Some other candidate

11%

Not sure

11%

Marcus Rubio (R)

49%

Kendrick Meek (D)

35%

Some other candidate

4%

Not sure

12%

4* Favorable Ratings for Candidates in 2010 Florida Senate Race

Very favorable

Somewhat favorable

Somewhat unfavorable

Very unfavorable

Not sure

Charlie Crist

17%

42%

25%

13%

3%

Kendrick Meek

14%

27%

19%

14%

26%

Marco Rubio

24%

27%

22%

7%

20%

5* Generally speaking, do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose the health care reform plan proposed by President Obama and the congressional Democrats?

25% Strongly favor
13% Somewhat favor

9% Somewhat oppose

49% Strongly oppose
4% Not sure

6* Overall, how would you rate President Obama’s handling of the situation in Afghanistan…Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

17% Excellent
17% Good
29% Fair
36% Poor
1% Not sure

7* Do you favor or oppose the President’s proposal to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan?

59% Favor
27% Oppose
14% Not sure

8* Do you favor or oppose the President’s commitment to a timetable that would begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in 18 months?

42% Favor
42% Oppose
16% Not sure

9* Overall, do you favor or oppose President Obama’s new plan for the war in Afghanistan?

40% Favor
37% Oppose
23% Not sure

10* Should offshore oil drilling be allowed?

66% Yes
24% No
9% Not sure

11* Should individual states have the right to ban drilling off their own coastlines?

62% Yes
24% No
13% Not sure

12* How close to the coastline do you think drilling should be allowed –12 miles? 50 miles? 100 miles? Or more than 100 miles?

24% 12 miles
31% 50 miles

18% 100 miles

20% More than 100 miles
6% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence