Voter / Consumer Research Nebraska Statewide VCR10201 Topline Results N=499 Field date: November 2-3, 2010 Margin of Error

± 4.39%

Are you registered to vote as (ROTATE:) a Republican, a Democrat, an independent or something else?
1 Republican 56 2 Democratic 31 3 Independent / Decline to state 10 4 Other / 3rd party 2 5 Don't know (DNR) 1 6 Refused (DNR) 1

In talking to people we found some people weren’t able to vote in today / Tuesday’s elections. What about you - did you vote or did something keep you from voting?
1 Yes voted / continue 82 2 No / did not vote 18 3 Don't know 4 Refused -

Here are the names of some people in the news. Please tell me for each of these whether you have a favorable impression or an unfavorable impression. If you're not aware of the name, just let me know. FAV 69 50 38 53 UNFAV 20 43 58 15

Dave Heineman Ben Nelson Barack Obama Jon Bruning


In the elections for the US Congress, did you vote for (ROTATE) the Republican candidate /OR/ the Democratic candidate?
1 Republican candidate 54 2 Democratic candidate 27 3 Other candidate (DNR) 2 4 Skipped it / Did not vote for Congress (DNR) 8 5 Don't know (DNR) 5 6 Refused (DNR) 5

(IF REPUBLICAN:) And would you describe your vote as more a vote for the Republican candidate or more a vote against the Democratic candidate?
1 Vote for the Republican candidate 66 2 Vote against the Democratic candidate 24 3 Neither / other (DNR) 6 4 Don't know (DNR) 4 5 Refused (DNR) *

(IF AGAINST DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE) And would you say your vote was more a vote against the Democratic candidate specifically, or more a vote against the Democratic administration in Washington DC?
1 More against the D specifically 9 2 More against the Democratic administration 87 3 Neither / other (DNR) 2 4 Don't know (DNR) 1 5 Refused (DNR) 1

Do you believe Barack Obama has performed his job as President well enough to deserve reelection or is it time to give someone else the chance to do better?
1 Deserves re-election 30 2 Give someone else the chance 59 3 Don't know (DNR) 10 4 Refused (DNR) 1

Do you believe Ben Nelson has performed his job as Senator well enough to deserve re-election or is it time to give someone else the chance to do better?
1 Deserves re-election 36 2 Give someone else the chance 55 3 Don't know (DNR) 9 4 Refused (DNR) 1

Although they won’t be held until 2012, if an election for US Senate were held today between (ROTATE) Ben Nelson the Democratic candidate, and a Republican candidate who would you vote for?
1 Ben Nelson, the Democratic candidate 32 2 A Republican candidate 42 3 Neither / other (DNR) 3 4 Don't know (DNR) 22 5 Refused (DNR) 2

Although they won’t be held until 2012, if an election for US Senate were held today between (ROTATE) Dave Heineman, as the republican candidate and Ben Nelson as the Democratic candidate, who would you vote for?
1 Dave Heineman, the Republican candidate 59 2 Ben Nelson, the Democratic candidate 31 3 Neither / other (DNR) 3 4 Don't know (DNR) 7 5 Refused (DNR) 1

And if the election were between (ROTATE) Jon Bruning, as the republican candidate and Ben Nelson as the Democratic candidate, who would you vote for?
1 Jon Bruning, the Republican candidate 50 2 Ben Nelson, the Democratic candidate 35 3 Neither / other (DNR) 4 4 Don't know (DNR) 11 5 Refused (DNR)

In the last general election in which you voted, which answer best describes how you voted for state and local offices such as Governor or Senator? (ROTATE CODES 1 THRU 7, TOP TO BOTTOM / BOTTOM TO TOP)

1 Straight Democratic 8 2 Mostly Democratic 14 3 A few more Democrats than Republicans 5 4 About equally for both parties 13 5 A few more Republicans than Democrats 11 6 Mostly Republican 32 7 Straight Republican 14 8 Other (VOL) 1 9 Never voted (VOL) 10 Don't know (DNR) 1 11 Refused (DNR) 1

On political issues, do you consider yourself (ROTATE) a liberal, a moderate or a conservative?
1 Liberal 11 2 Moderate 36 3 Conservative 50 4 Don't know (DNR) 3 5 Refused (DNR) *

Do you consider yourself a tea party supporter or not?
1 Do 33 2 Do not 56 3 Don't know (DNR) 11 4 Refused (DNR) *

Which of the following ranges includes your age? Just stop me when I read the correct one. (READ CHOICES 1-6)
1 18 – 24 4 2 25 – 34 9 3 35 – 44 17 4 45 – 54 19 5 55 – 64 26 6 65 & Over 25 7 Don't know (DNR) 8 Refused (DNR) -

Sex (BY OBSERVATION)
1 Male 48 2 Female 52