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Toplines - 2010 GOP Governor Primary - October 13, 2009

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Pennsylvania State Survey of 553 Likely Republican Primary Voters

Conducted October 13, 2009

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?

8% Strongly approve

8% Somewhat approve

15% Somewhat disapprove

67% Strongly disapprove

2% Not sure

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

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

doing?

2 Strongly approve

13% Somewhat approve

22% Somewhat disapprove

61% Strongly disapprove

1% Not sure

3* Suppose the Republican Primary for the Governor of Pennsylvania were held today. Would you vote for Tom Corbett or Jim Gerlach?

54% Corbett

10% Gerlach

6% Some other candidate

30% Not sure

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.

Corbett

Gerlach

Very Favorable

28%

8%

Somewhat Favorable

38%

29%

Somewhat Unfavorable

11%

19%

Very Unfavorable

1%

7%

Not Sure

21%

37%

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