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Toplines - Massachusetts Scott Brown - March 8, 2010

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Massachusetts State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted March 8, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How would you rate the job Scott Brown has been doing as Senator… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

30% Strongly approve

40% Somewhat approve

15% Somewhat disapprove

11% Strongly disapprove

4% Not sure

2* Is the media paying too much attention to Scott Brown, too little attention to Scott Brown or is the media coverage about right?

38% Too much
6% Too little
49% The coverage is about right
7% Not sure

3* Is the Kennedy dynasty over in Massachusetts?

58% Yes
21% No
20% Not sure

4* Generally speaking, do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose the health care reform plan proposed by President Obama and the congressional Democrats?

31% Strongly favor
15% Somewhat favor
12% Somewhat oppose
40% Strongly oppose
2% Not sure

5* Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of the Tea Party movement?

36% Favorable
41% Unfavorable
23% Not sure

6* Do you consider yourself a part of the Tea Party Movement?

13% Yes
69% No
19% Not sure

7* Regardless of how Congress is doing overall, does your local representative in Congress deserve to be reelected?

38% Yes
38% No
24% Not sure

8* Generally speaking, would it better for the country if most incumbents in Congress were reelected this November or if most of them were defeated?

25% Better if most incumbents were reelected
53% Better if most incumbents were defeated
22% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence