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Questions - Election 2014: New York Governor - September 22-23, 2014

New York Governor: Cuomo (D) 49%, Astorino (R) 32%
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New York Survey of 825 Likely Voters
Conducted September 22-23, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* If the 2014 election for governor of New York was held today, would you vote for Republican Rob Astorino or Democrat Andrew Cuomo?

 

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.

 

Rob Astorino

Andrew Cuomo

Michael Bloomberg

Bill DeBlasio

 

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* 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?

 

7* Does the United States need stricter gun control laws?

 

8* According to news reports, President Obama is considering granting amnesty to several million illegal immigrants without the approval of Congress. Do you favor or oppose the president granting such an amnesty?

 

9* Which candidate for governor do you trust more to deal with government spending?

 

10* Which candidate for governor do you trust more to deal with taxes?

 

11* Which candidate for governor do you trust more on social issues?

 

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

 

13* Sometimes, unexpected things come up that prevent people from voting on Election Day.  Are you certain that you will vote in this year’s elections, or is it possible that something could come up that would prevent you from voting?

 

14* How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President?

 

15* How would you rate the job Andrew Cuomo has been doing as governor?

 

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