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Questions - Election 2013: Virginia Governor - October 28-29, 2013

Virginia Governor: McAuliffe (D) 43%, Cuccinelli (R) 36%, Sarvis (L) 12%
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State Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters in Virginia

Conducted October 28-29, 2013

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* 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?

           

2* How would you rate the job Bob McDonnell has been doing as governor…do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

           

3* If the election for governor of Virginia were held today, would you vote for Republican Ken Cuccinelli, Democrat Terry McAuliffe or Libertarian Robert Sarvis?

 

Ken Cuccinelli

Terry McAuliffe

Robert Sarvis

Some other candidate

Not sure

 

*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.

 

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.

 

Ken Cuccinelli

Terry McAuliffe

Robert Sarvis

 

5* Has Ken Cuccinelli’s campaign been generally positive, generally negative or somewhere in between?

6* Has Terry McAuliffe’s campaign been generally positive, generally negative or somewhere in between?

7* Has Robert Sarvis’s campaign been generally positive, generally negative or somewhere in between?

8* Is Ken Cuccinelli more ethical, less ethical or about as ethical as most politicians?

 

9* Is Terry McAuliffe more ethical, less ethical or about as ethical as most politicians?

 

10* Is Robert Sarvis more ethical, less ethical or about as ethical as most politicians?

11* Which candidate do you trust more to deal with taxes…Ken Cuccinelli, Terry McAuliffe or Robert Sarvis?

12* Which candidate do you trust more to deal with government spending…Ken Cuccinelli, Terry McAuliffe or Robert Sarvis?

13* Which candidate do you trust more when it comes to dealing with social issues like abortion, public prayer and church-state topics?

           

14* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

 

15* How would you rate your own personal finances these days?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence