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Questions - Virginia Governor - October 20, 2013

 

 

 

State Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters in Virginia

Conducted October 20, 2013

By Rasmussen Reports

 

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

 

2* How would you rate the job Bob McDonnell has been doing as governor…do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

           

3* If the election for governor of Virginia were held today, would you vote for Republican Ken Cuccinelli, Democrat Terry McAuliffe or Libertarian Robert Sarvis?

 

*Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidates, so while half will hear the Republican first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.

 

4* 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.

 

Ken Cuccinelli

Terry McAuliffe

Robert Sarvis

Hillary Clinton

 

5* Has Ken Cuccinelli’s campaign been generally positive, generally negative or somewhere in between?

6* Has Terry McAuliffe’s campaign been generally positive, generally negative or somewhere in between?

7* Has Robert Sarvis’s campaign been generally positive, generally negative or somewhere in between?

8* Is Ken Cuccinelli more ethical, less ethical or about as ethical as most politicians?

 

9* Is Terry McAuliffe more ethical, less ethical or about as ethical as most politicians?

 

10* Is Robert Sarvis more ethical, less ethical or about as ethical as most politicians?

11* Which candidate do you trust more to deal with taxes…Ken Cuccinelli, Terry McAuliffe or Robert Sarvis?

12* Which candidate do you trust more to deal with government spending…Ken Cuccinelli, Terry McAuliffe or Robert Sarvis?

13* Which candidate do you trust more when it comes to dealing with social issues like abortion, public prayer and church-state topics?

 

14* In terms of your own personal life, how much of an impact did you feel from the just-ended government shutdown?

15* How did the shutdown impact the overall economy? Did it have a very positive impact, a somewhat positive impact, no impact, a somewhat negative impact or a very negative impact?   

16* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

 

17* How would you rate your own personal finances these days?

 

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