Virginia Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted April 23, 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 George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine. If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican George Allen or Democrat Tim Kaine?
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.
3* How closely have you followed recent news reports about President Obama's health care law and the U.S. Supreme Court?
4* Would you like to see the U.S. Supreme Court overturn the health care law or uphold its legality?
5* Which do you think the U.S. Supreme Court is more likely to do – overturn the health care law or uphold its legality?
6* The health care law requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance. Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose a federal law that requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance?
7* Does the federal government have the constitutional authority to force everyone to buy health insurance?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence