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Questions - Election 2014: Texas Governor - October 1-2, 2014

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Texas Survey of 840 Likely Voters

Conducted October 1-2, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* If the 2014 election for governor of Texas was held today, would you vote for Republican Greg Abbott or Democrat Wendy Davis?

 

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.

 

Greg Abbott

Wendy Davis

 

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

 

4* Is your state better off than it was four years ago?

 

5* Is there really a political “war on women” or is that primarily a slogan used for political purposes?

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

10* 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?

 

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

 

12* How would you rate the job Rick Perry has been doing as governor?

 

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