Conducted September 19, 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 election for U.S. Senate were held today would you vote for Republican Tom Smith or Democrat Bob Casey?
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.
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?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence