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Questions - Texas Governor - Aug 4-5, 2014

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Texas Survey of 850 Likely Voters

Conducted August 4-5, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* If the 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* 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?

 

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* Suppose Governor Rick Perry runs for president in 2016 and wins the Republican nomination. If Perry was the Republican presidential candidate, would you vote for him?

 

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

 

14* 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