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Emily Swanson

Emily Swanson

Posted: November 3, 2009 10:05 AM

Rasmussen
Obama survey: 10/27-28/09; 1,000 adults, 3% margin of error
Clinton survey: 10/30-31/09; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
(Rasmussen: Obama, Clinton)

National

If Barack Obama was up for re-election right now, how likely would you be to vote for him??
45% Very/Somewhat, 49% Not very/Not at all

Has the election of Barack Obama as President had a positive influence on race relations, a negative influence on race relations or has it had no impact?
37% Positive, 30% Negative, 26% No impact

Since Barack Obama was elected President, are you doing better or worse economically?
16% Better, 48% Worse, 32% Same

Obama Job Rating
42% Excellent/Good, 57% Fair/Poor

Favorable / Unfavorable
Hillary Clinton: 54 / 43 (chart)

Job Approval / Disapproval
Clinton as Secretary of State: 59 / 37

Suppose Hillary Clinton had won the Democratic Presidential nomination. Would she be doing a better job as President than Barack Obama, a worse job as President, or about the same?
27% Better, 14% Worse, 49% Same

Would Hillary Clinton have had more influence if she remained in the U.S. Senate instead of becoming secretary of State
35% Yes, 36% No