Virginia Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted August 7, 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 your own personal finances these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?
4* Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?
5* Is the
6* How important is it for the government to create an environment that encourages economic growth?
7* How important is it for the government to create an environment that ensures economic fairness?
8* Which is more important—encouraging economic growth or ensuring economic fairness?
9* Are people who start small businesses primarily responsible for the success or failure of their businesses?
10* Compared to other workers, do small business owners work harder, not as hard or about the same as a typical worker?
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?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence