Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted August 11-12, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* If the 2014 election for governor of Iowa were held today, would you vote for Republican Terry Branstad or Democrat Jack Hatch?
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. If you’ve never heard of that person, just let me know.
3* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days?
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* Do you approve or disapprove of the housing of these new illegal immigrants in your state?
8* Which candidate for governor do you trust more to deal with government spending?
9* Which candidate for governor do you trust more to deal with taxes?
10* 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 do you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President?
13* How would you rate the job Terry Branstad 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