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Questions - Delaware Senate - October 14, 2010

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Delaware State Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted October 14, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports

1* If the 2010 Election for United States senate, were held today would you vote for Republican Christine O’Donnell or Democrat Chris Coons? (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.)


40% Christine O’Donnell

51% Chris Coons

  5% Some other candidate

  4% 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.


Christine O’Donnell

Chris Coons


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* 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* How closely have you followed news stories about the so-called cap-and-trade legislation being considered by Congress?

7* Would the cap and trade legislation be good for the economy or bad for the economy industry?

8* When covering a political campaign, do most reporters try to offer unbiased coverage or do they try to help the candidate they want to win?


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

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

11* 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? 

12* 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? 


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

14* 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?

15* How would you rate the job Jack Markell 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