Conducted August 6, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
*Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidates, so while half will hear the Republican first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.
1* In thinking about the 2012 presidential election, suppose you had a choice between Republican Mitt Romney and Democrat Barack Obama. If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Mitt Romney or Democrat Barack Obama?
2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Mitt Romney?
Generally speaking, how would you rate the
4* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?
5* A proposal has been made to repeal the health care law 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 law?
6* If Mitt Romney is elected president and Republicans win control of Congress, is the economy likely to get better, get worse, or stay about the same?
7* If President Obama is reelected and Democrats regain control of Congress, is the economy likely to get better, get worse, or stay about the same?
8* Generally speaking, is Mitt Romney’s track record in business primarily a reason to vote for him or vote against him?
9* 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?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence