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Questions - Virginia Senate - September 28, 2011

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Virginia Survey of 500 Likely Voters

Conducted September 28, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports



1* In the 2012 Election for the U.S. Senate suppose you had a choice between Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine.  If the election were held today would you vote for Republican George Allen or Democrat Tim Kaine?


            45% Allen
            46% Kaine
              3% Some other candidate

              7% Not sure


*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.


Candidate for the VA Senate Race

Very Favorable

Somewhat Favorable

Somewhat Unfavorable

Very Unfavorable

Not sure















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

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


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


8* Are your personal finances getting better these days, or worse?


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