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Questions - Election 2014: Kentucky Senate - January 29-30, 2014

Kentucky Senate: McConnell (R) 42%, Grimes (D) 42%
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Kentucky Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted January 29-30, 2014
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 Steve Beshear has been doing as governor…do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

3* In thinking about the 2014 election for U.S. Senate, suppose you had a choice between Republican Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes.  If the election were held today would you vote for Republican Mitch McConnell or Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes?

 

4* What if the Republicans nominate Matt Bevin? If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Matt Bevin or Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes?

 

5* 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.

 

Mitch McConnell

Matt Bevin

Alison Lundergan Grimes

 

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

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

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

9* So far, have you personally been helped by passage of the health care law, hurt by passage of the health care law, or has it had no direct impact on your life?

10* Should the government require every American to buy or obtain health insurance?

 

11* Generally speaking, would you prefer a more active government with more services and higher taxes or a smaller government with fewer services and lower taxes?

 

12* Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of the Tea Party movement?

 

13* When you think about the major issues facing the country, whose views are closest to your own -- those of the average Tea Party member or those of President Obama?

 

14* Looking to the future, how important is it for Republicans in Congress to work with the Tea Party?

 

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence