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Toplines - Oklahoma Governor - September 23, 2010

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Oklahoma State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted September 23, 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?

    21% Strongly approve
    10% Somewhat approve
      7% Somewhat disapprove
    60% Strongly disapprove
     2% Not sure

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

    21% Strongly approve
    37% Somewhat approve
    23% Somewhat disapprove
    18% Strongly disapprove
     1% Not sure

3* 2010 Oklahoma Governor’s Race

 

 

Mary Fallin (R)

Jari Askins (D)

Some Other Candidate

Not Sure

September 23, 2010

60%

34%

1%

5%

August 26, 2010

52%

37%

4%

7%

July 28, 2010

57%

36%

2%

5%

June 30, 2010

55%

32%

7%

7%

February 24, 2010

51%

37%

6%

6%

 

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 OK Governor’s Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure

Fallin

25%

45%

14%

12%

4%

Askins

22%

29%

22%

19%

8%

 

 

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?

59% Strongly favor
11% Somewhat favor
  5% Somewhat oppose
23% Strongly oppose
  2% 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?

 

70% Favor

21% Oppose
10% Not sure

 

7* Have the current policies of the federal government put the U.S. economy on the right course?

 

21% Yes
65% No
14% Not sure

 

8* Some people say the nation’s current economic problems are due to the recession which began under the Bush Administration. Others say the problems are being caused more by the policies President Obama has put in place since taking office. Which point of view comes closest to your own?

39% Recession which began under the Bush administration
52% Policies of President Obama
  9% Not sure

9* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?

 

34% Yes
50% No
16% Not sure

 

10* Is The Tea Party movement good for the country or bad for the country?

 

58% Good

21% Bad

16% Neither

  6% Not sure

 

11*I’m going to read you a short list of issues in the news. For each, please let me know which political party you trust more to handle that issue.

 

Issue

Republicans

Democrats

Not Sure

Economy

58%

28%

13%

Gov’t Ethics and Corruption

45%

26%

29%

Taxes

57%

29%

15%

Immigration

57%

26%

17%

Health Care

55%

32%

13%

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