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Topline 06 12 Maine WBUR

Topline 06 12 Maine WBUR

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18 Tremont St. Ste. 1120 Boston, MA 02108 / massincpolling.com / @MassINCPolling
WBUR Maine 2012 Poll
Topline ResultsSurvey of 506 Likely VotersField Dates: June 13-14, 2012Overall, do you think things in Maine are headed in the right direction or are they off on the wrongtrack?Right Direction 39%Wrong Track 39%
Don’t Know / Refused
22%I'm going to read you the names of several people who are active in public affairs. After I read eachone please tell me if you have a generally favorable or generally unfavorable view of the person. If you have never heard of the person or if you are undecided, please just say so.
Have you heard of 
and are undecidedabout (him/her)? Or have you never heard of (him/her)?
Order rotated 
Favorable UnfavorableHeard of /UndecidedNeverheard of RefusedBarack Obama50% 39% 9% 1% 1%Mitt Romney31% 46% 20% 3% 0%Paul LePage41% 50% 7% 1% 0%Olympia Snowe82% 9% 7% 1% 0%Susan Collins80% 9% 6% 3% 2%Cynthia Dill14% 15% 30% 35% 6%Charlie Summers27% 15% 31% 23% 4%Angus King60% 21% 13% 5% 2%
Candidate order 
rotated for next two questions.
If the November, twenty twelve election for President were held today, and the candidates wereDemocrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney, for whom would you vote?Barack Obama 48%Mitt Romney 34%Another Candidate 4%
Don’t Know / Undecided
13%Refused 1%
The MassINC Polling Group 2
If the November two thousand twelve election for U.S. Senate were held today, and if the candidateswere Independent Angus King
Republican Charlie Summers, or Democratic Cynthia Dill, for whomwould you vote?
Order rotated.
 Angus King 50%Charlie Summers 23%Cynthia Dill 9%Other Candidate 1%Don't Know / Undecided 17%Do you approve or disapprove of the way Paul LePage is handling his job as governor?Approve 40%Disapprove 49%
Don’t Know / Refused
12%Do you think Governor LePage is too liberal, too conservative, or about right?
Order rotated.
Too liberal 8%Too conservative 33%About right 42%
Don’t Know / Refused
16%Do you favor a law allowing marriage licenses for same-sex couples that protects religious freedomby ensuring no religion or clergy be required to perform such a marriage in violation of theirreligious beliefs?Yes, favor the law 55%No, oppose the law 36%
Don’t Know / Refused
9%We are interested in how people are getting along financially these days. Would you say that you(and your family living there) are better off or worse off financially than you were a year ago?Better off 20%Same (Do not read) 35%Worse off 44%
Don’t Know / Refused
1%Now looking ahead--do you think that a year from now you (and your family living there) will bebetter off financially, or worse off, or just about the same as now?Better off 24%Same 54%Worse off 15%
Don’t Know / Refused
The MassINC Polling Group 3
Overall, how would you rate the quality of health care here in Maine
excellent, good, fair or poor?
Order rotated.
Excellent 13%Good 40%Fair 27%Poor 13%
Don’t Know / Refused
7%Overall, how would you rate the quality of health care you receive
excellent, good, fair or poor?
 Order rotated.
 Excellent 30%Good 50%Fair 13%Poor 5%
Don’t Know / Refused
1%Overall, how would you rate health care coverage here in Maine
excellent, good, fair or poor?
Order rotated.
 Excellent 6%Good 31%Fair 30%Poor 22%
Don’t Know / Refused
12%As you may know, a health care reform law was passed in Maine in 2011. Based on what you knowabout this law, would you say you support or oppose this law?
Have you heard about the law and are undecided about it? Or have you not heardabout it?
Order rotated.
 Support 29%Oppose 25%Hear about the law, undecided 14%Have not heard about the law 22%
Don’t Know /
Refused 9%Do you think this law makes it more expensive or less expensive for you to purchase health insurancefor you and your family specifically?
Order rotated.
 More expensive 34%Less expensive 13%
Don’t Know / Refused

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