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Questions - Connecticut Governor - October 31, 2010

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Connecticut State Survey of 750 Likely Voters
Conducted October 31, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

1* If the 2010 election for Connecticut’s next Governor were held today, would you vote for Republican Tom Foley or Democrat Dan Malloy? (Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidate names, so while half will hear the Republican candidate first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.)


48% Foley
46% Malloy
  1% Some other candidate
  5% Not Sure


2* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the News. For each, please let me know You have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.




3*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?


4* Generally speaking, when a state has budget problems, is it better to raise taxes or cut spending?


5* How confident are you that votes are accurately counted in elections in the United States and that the right person is declared the winner?


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

7* Are economic conditions in the country getting better or worse?


8* Is the United States currently in a recession?


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

10* 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?

11* How would you rate the job Jodi Rell has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job she’s been doing?


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence