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Questions - Arizona Senate - October 3, 2010

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Arizona State Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted October 3, 2010

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 Jan Brewer has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job she’s been doing?


3* If the 2010 Election for United States senate, were held today would you vote for Republican John McCain or Democrat Rodney Glassman?


54% McCain
33% Glassman

  8% Some other candidate

  6% Not sure


4* Now I’m going to read you a short list of people [candidate’s name] in the News. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.


5* Have the current policies of the federal government put the U.S. economy on the right course?


6* Some people say the nation’s current economic problems are due to the recession which began under the Bush Administration. Others say the problems are being caused more by the policies President Obama has put in place since taking office. Which point of view comes closest to your own?


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

8* Is the Tea Party movement good or bad for the country?


9* Should all U.S. Troops be brought home from Afghanistan immediately? [asked to those who said “no” or “not sure”] Should a firm timetable be established to bring all U.S. troops home from Afghanistan within a year?


10* Last year, Congress and the president enacted a $787 billion economic stimulus plan. So far, has the economic stimulus plan helped the economy, hurt the economy or had no impact on the economy?

11* In reacting to the nation’s current economic problems, what worries you more—that the federal government will do too much or that the federal government will not do enough?

12* Do the policies and practices of the federal government encourage people to enter the United States illegally?


13* Which is the better approach to dealing with illegal immigration—allowing individual states to act on their own to enforce immigration laws or relying upon the federal government to enforce immigration laws?


14* When it comes to determining how you will vote this November, how important is the issue of immigration?


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