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Toplines - Health Care Law - May 22-23, 2010

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted May 22-23, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports


1*  Will the health care plan passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama be good for the country or bad for the country?

Date

Good

Bad

No Impact

Not Sure

May 22-23, 2010

33%

55%

3%

8%

May 14-15, 2010

39%

50%

3%

8%

May 10, 2010

36%

51%

1%

11%

April 30-May 1, 2010

38%

52%

2%

9%

April 24-25, 2010

39%

52%

2%

7%

April 16-17, 2010

35%

52%

3%

10%

April 10-11, 2010

39%

52%

1%

8%

April 2-3, 2010

40%

52%

2%

6%

March 27-28, 2010

41%

50%

3%

7%

March 23-24, 2010

41%

49%

3%

7%

 

 

2*  A proposal has been made to repeal the health care bill and stop it from going into effect. Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose a proposal to repeal the health care bill?

Date

Strongly Favor

Somewhat Favor

Somewhat Oppose

Strongly Oppose

Not Sure

May 22-23, 2010

46%

17%

7%

25%

4%

May 14-15, 2010

45%

11%

6%

33%

5%

May 10, 2010

46%

10%

9%

28%

7%

April 30-May 1, 2010

44%

10%

9%

30%

7%

April 24-25, 2010

47%

11%

9%

29%

5%

April 16-17, 2010

48%

8%

12%

29%

3%

April 10-11, 2010

50%

8%

6%

32%

3%

April 2-3, 2010

43%

11%

10%

32%

5%

March 27-28, 2010

44%

10%

8%

34%

4%

March 23-24, 2010

46%

9%

7%

35%

4%

 

 

3*  Is the health care reform legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama likely to increase the deficit, reduce the deficit or have no impact on the deficit?

 

Date

Increase

Reduce

No Impact

Not Sure

May 22-23, 2010

63%

12%

13%

12%

May 14-15, 2010

56%

13%

18%

14%

May 10, 2010

63%

12%

16%

9%

April 30-May 1, 2010

59%

16%

15%

10%

April 24-25, 2010

60%

19%

13%

8%

April 2-3, 2010

57%

17%

14%

11%

March 27-28, 2010

60%

20%

11%

10%

March 23-24, 2010

60%

19%

12%

9%

 

4* Under the new health care reform plan, will the quality of health care get better, worse, or stay about the same?

 

Date

Better

Worse

Stay the Same

Not Sure

May 22-23, 2010

20%

55%

18%

7%

May 14-15, 2010

21%

50%

23%

6%

May 10, 2010

24%

50%

21%

6%

April 30-May 1, 2010

22%

52%

20%

6%

April 24-25, 2010

24%

51%

22%

3%

April 2-3, 2010

25%

51%

19%

5%

March 27-28, 2010

27%

49%

19%

5%

 

5* Under the new health care reform plan, will the cost of health care go up, go down, or stay about the same?

 

Date

Go Up

Go Down

Stay the Same

Not Sure

May 22-23, 2010

55%

18%

16%

11%

May 14-15, 2010

54%

18%

20%

8%

May 10, 2010

58%

17%

18%

6%

April 30-May 1, 2010

56%

17%

18%

9%

April 24-25, 2010

57%

18%

20%

6%

April 2-3, 2010

54%

21%

18%

7%

March 27-28, 2010

55%

17%

20%

7%

 

 

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