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Questions - 2012 Iowa President - June 11, 2012

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Iowa Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted June 11, 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?

 

3* Generally speaking, How would you rate your own personal finances these days?  Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

 

4* Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?

 

5* Do President Obama and Mitt Romney agree on just about everything, agree on most important issues, disagree on most important issues, or disagree on just about everything?

6* Are Barack Obama and Mitt Romney the best two people to be running for President?

7* When looking at a choice between Obama and Romney, is it a choice you are excited about or will you simply be voting for the lesser of two evils?

8* Do you agree with President Obama on just about everything, agree on most important issues, disagree on most important issues, or disagree on just about everything?

9* Do you agree with Mitt Romney on just about everything, agree on most important issues, disagree on most important issues, or disagree on just about everything?

10* Generally speaking, is Mitt Romney’s track record in business primarily a reason to vote for him or vote against him?

 

11* Who would do a better job managing the economy: Mitt Romney or Barack Obama?

 

12* Generally speaking, do you prefer a candidate with mostly political experience, mostly business experience or a combination of political and business experience?

 

13* 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?

 

14* 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