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Questions - 2012 Iowa President - August 8, 2012

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Iowa Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted August 8, 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? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

4* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?

5* Is the United States currently in a recession?

 

6* 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?

7* Is Mitt Romney more ethical, less ethical, or about as ethical as most politicians?

 

8* Is Barack Obama more ethical, less ethical, or about as ethical as most politicians?

9* 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?

10* 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?

 

11* 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?

 

12* How would you rate the job Terry Branstad has been doing as governor… 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