Florida Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted August 15, 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* If the presidential 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?
3* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days?
4* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?
5* Mitt Romney named Paul Ryan to be his Vice Presidential running mate. Was this the right choice for Romney to make?
6* With Paul Ryan as his running mate, are you more likely or less likely to vote for Mitt Romney?
7* If necessary, is Paul Ryan ready to be President?
8* In political terms, is Paul Ryan very conservative, somewhat conservative, moderate, somewhat liberal, or very liberal?
9* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of Paul Ryan?
10* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Medicare?
11* When it comes to the future of Medicare, which scares you more….President Obama’s health care law or Paul Ryan’s proposal?
12* If President Obama is reelected president and Democrats regain control of the Congress, will government spending go up, go down or stay about the same?
13* If Mitt Romney is elected president and Republicans win control of Congress, will government spending go up, go down or stay about the same?
14* 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