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Questions - Election 2014: Iowa Senate - October 8-10, 2014

Iowa Senate: Ernst (R) 48%, Braley (D) 45%
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Iowa Survey of 957 Likely Voters
Conducted October 8-10, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

If the 2014 election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Joni Ernst or Democrat Bruce Braley?


*NOTE: Numbers before October 8-10, 2014 were without leaners.


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


Joni Ernst

Bruce Braley

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

4* Is your state better off than it was four years ago?

5* Do you favor or oppose the president granting such an amnesty to several million immigrants without the approval of Congress?

6* The new national health care law requires businesses to provide health insurance that covers all government-approved contraceptives for women without co-payment or other charges to the patient. If providing such health insurance coverage violates the religious beliefs of a business owner, should the business be allowed to opt out of providing coverage for contraceptives?


7* Sometimes, unexpected things come up that prevent people from voting on Election Day.  Are you certain that you will vote in this year’s elections, or is it possible that something could come up that would prevent you from voting?

8* How do you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President?

9* How do you rate the job Terry Branstad has been doing as Governor?

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