Questions - Rhode Island Governor - October 21, 2010
Conducted October 21, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports
1* If the 2010 election for Governor of Rhode Island were held today would you vote for Republican John Robitaille, Democrat Frank Caprio, Independent Lincoln Chafee or Moderate party candidate Ken Block? (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.)
25% John Robitaille
28% Frank Caprio
35% Lincoln Chafee
6% Ken Block
6% Not Sure
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.
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* The health care plan passed by Congress requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance. Do you Strongly Favor, Somewhat Favor, Somewhat Oppose, or Strongly Oppose a federal law that requires every American to buy or obtain health insurance?
5* Should individual states have the right to opt out of the entire national health care plan?
6* I’m now going to read you a short list of issues. For each issue please tell me which gubernatorial candidate you trust more to handle that issue:
Economy & Jobs
Government Ethics & Corruption
7* Do you consider yourself part of the Tea Party Movement?
8* 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?
9* How would you rate the job Don Carcieri has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence