Wisconsin Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted October 29, 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 2012 presidential election were held today, would you vote for Republican Mitt Romney or Democrat Barack Obama?
2* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the news. For each, please let me know you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.
3* Whom do you trust more to handle the economy…Mitt Romney or Barack Obama?
4* Who do you trust more to handle national security issues…Mitt Romney or Barack Obama?
5* Whom do you trust more to handle energy policy….Mitt Romney or Barack Obama?
6* 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?
7* 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?
8* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?
9* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?
10* 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