Conducted May 14, 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 the
4* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?
5* How closely have you followed recent news reports about President Obama's health care law and the U.S. Supreme Court?
6* Would you like to see the U.S. Supreme Court overturn the health care law or uphold its legality?
7* Which do you think the U.S. Supreme Court is more likely to do – overturn the health care law or uphold its legality?
8* The health care law requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance. Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose a federal law that requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance?
9* Does the federal government have the constitutional authority to force everyone to buy health insurance?
10* Should all voters be required to prove their identity before being allowed to vote?
11* Do laws requiring photo identification at the polls discriminate against some voters?
12* How confident are you that final election results accurately reflect the votes that were cast for each candidate?
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?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence