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Questions - Massachusetts Senate - April 9, 2012

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Massachusetts Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted April 9, 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 the 2012 Election for the U.S. Senate suppose you had a choice between Republican Scott Brown and Democrat Elizabeth Warren.  If the election were held today would you vote for Republican Scott Brown and Democrat Elizabeth Warren?




Some Other Candidate


2* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the News. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.


Scott Brown

Elizabeth Warren


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 United States currently in a recession?

6* Has health care reform in Massachusetts been a success or a failure?

7* How would you rate the job Deval Patrick 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