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Questions - Election 2014: Illinois Governor - April 9-10, 2014

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Illinois Survey of 750 Likely Voters

Conducted April 9-10, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports


1* In thinking about the 2014 election for governor of Illinois, suppose you had a choice between Republican Bruce Rauner and Democrat Pat Quinn.  If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Bruce Rauner or Democrat Pat Quinn?


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. You’ve never heard of that person, just let me know.


Bruce Rauner

Pat Quinn


3* Generally speaking, how would you rate the U.S. economy these days?

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

5* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of the new health care law?


6* Generally speaking, would you prefer a more active government with more services and higher taxes or a smaller government with fewer services and lower taxes?


7* Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose unions for public employees?


8* How likely is it that your state will be able to pay the pension benefits promised to state workers?


9* If you had to choose between paying higher taxes to ensure that all pension benefits promised to public employees were paid or reducing those promised benefits, which would you choose?


10* How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as president?


11* How would you rate the job Pat Quinn has been doing as governor?


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