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Questions - Election 2014: Alaska Governor - August 20-21, 2014

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Alaska Survey of 750 Likely Voters

Conducted August 20-21, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

                                                           

1* If the election for governor of Alaska was held today, would you vote for Democrat Byron Mallott or Republican Sean Parnell?

 

 

2* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the news. For each, please let me know You have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression. You’ve never heard of that person, just let me know.

 

Byron Mallot

Sean Parnell

 

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

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

5* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of the new health care law?

 

6* What should be the primary focus of any new immigration legislation passed by Congress - to send the new wave of young illegal immigrants back home as quickly as possible or to make it easier for them to remain in the United States?

 

7* Is the budget situation in your state better than it was a year ago or worse than it was a year ago?  Or has it remained about the same?

 

8* Which candidate for governor of Alaska do you trust more to deal with government spending?

 

9* Okay, which candidate for governor do you trust more to deal with taxes?

 

10* Fine, which candidate for governor do you trust more on social issues?

 

11* Which candidate for governor do you trust more on government ethics and corruption?

 

12* 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?

           

 

13* How would you rate the job Sean Parnell 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 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence