Conducted July 30, 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 election for U.S. Senate, suppose you had a choice between Republican Todd Akin and Democrat Claire McCaskill. If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Todd Akin or Democrat Claire McCaskill?
2* Suppose the Republicans nominate Sarah Steelman. If the 2012 Election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Sarah Steelman or Democrat Claire McCaskill?
3* Suppose the Republicans nominate John Brunner. If the 2012 election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican John Brunner or Democrat Claire McCaskill?
4* 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.
5* Generally speaking, How would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?
6* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?
7* A proposal has been made to repeal the health care law and stop it from going into effect. Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose a proposal to repeal the health care law?
8* How would you rate the job Jay Nixon 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