Opinion polling for the 2010 United States gubernatorial elections

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Thirty-eight states had gubernatorial elections in 2010.

Polled races[edit]

AlabamaAlabama[edit]

Incumbent: Bob Riley(R)-retiring
Winner: Robert J. Bentley

Source Date Democrat:
Ron Sparks
Republican:
Robert J. Bentley
Election Results November 2, 2010 42% 58%
University of Southern Alabama/Huntsville Times
Mobile Press-Register/Birmingham News
October 6–21, 2010 35% 48%
Rasmussen Reports September 21, 2010 35% 55%
Rasmussen Reports August 19, 2010 34% 58%
Rasmussen Reports July 22, 2010 35% 55%
Rasmussen Reports June 3, 2010 37% 56%
Rasmussen Reports May 25, 2010 31% 44%

AlaskaAlaska[edit]

Incumbent: Sean Parnell(R)
Winner: Sean Parnell

Source Date Democrat:
Ethan Berkowitz
Republican:
Sean Parnell
Election Results November 2, 2010 38% 59%
Public Policy Polling October 30–31, 2010 43% 54%
Dittman Research October 23–28, 2010 40% 52%
CNN/Time Magazine October 15–19, 2010 36% 60%
Rasmussen Reports October 13, 2010 39% 52%
Public Policy Polling/Daily Kos October 9–10, 2010 42% 51%
CNN/Time Magazine September 24–28, 2010 38% 57%
Ivan Moore Research September 23–27, 2010 35% 53%
Rasmussen Reports September 19, 2010 34% 54%
Rasmussen Reports August 31, 2010 43% 53%
Basswood Research August 28–29, 2010 40% 54%
Public Policy Polling August 27–28, 2010 37% 55%
Rasmussen Reports July 15, 2010 34% 53%
Rasmussen Reports May 6, 2010 30% 58%

ArizonaArizona[edit]

Incumbent: Jan Brewer(R)
Winner: Jan Brewer

Source Date Democrat:
Terry Goddard
Republican:
Jan Brewer
Election Results November 2, 2010 42% 55%
Rasmussen Reports October 28, 2010 39% 53%
Public Policy Polling/Daily Kos October 23–24, 2010 44% 52%
Behavior Research Center October 1–10, 2010 35% 38%
Rasmussen Reports October 3, 2010 39% 55%
Rasmussen Reports September 7, 2010 38% 60%
Rasmussen Reports August 25, 2010 38% 57%
Rasmussen Reports July 21, 2010 37% 56%
Behavior Research Center June 30 – July 11, 2010 25% 45%
Rasmussen Reports June 29, 2010 35% 53%
Rasmussen Reports May 17, 2010 39% 52%
Daily Kos/Research 2K May 3–5, 2010 48% 42%
Public Policy Polling April 23–25, 2010 47% 44%
Rasmussen Reports April 14, 2010 40% 44%
Rasmussen Reports March 16, 2010 45% 36%
Rasmussen Reports January 20, 2010 43% 41%

ArkansasArkansas[edit]

Incumbent: Mike Beebe(D)
Winner: Mike Beebe

Source Date Democrat:
Mike Beebe
Republican:
Jim Keet
Election Results November 2, 2010 64% 34%
Rasmussen Reports October 28, 2010 60% 38%
Mason Dixon October 15–19, 2010 59% 33%
CNN/Time Magazine October 15–19, 2010 62% 33%
Rasmussen Reports September 30, 2010 51% 41%
Ipsos/Reuters September 17–19, 2010 55% 37%
Rasmussen Reports August 18, 2010 53% 33%
Rasmussen Reports July 20, 2010 50% 40%
Ipsos/Reuters July 16–18, 2010 57% 35%
Talk Business July 17, 2010 50% 41%
Rasmussen Reports June 15, 2010 57% 33%
Rasmussen Reports May 19, 2010 53% 38%

CaliforniaCalifornia[edit]

Incumbent: Arnold Schwarzenegger(R)-retiring
Winner: Jerry Brown

Source Date Democrat:
Jerry Brown
Republican:
Meg Whitman
Election Results November 2, 2010 54% 41%
Public Policy Polling October 29–31, 2010 51% 46%
YouGov October 28–31, 2010 50% 39%
Survey USA October 26–31, 2010 48% 37%
YouGov October 25–28, 2010 49% 38%
Rasmussen Reports October 27, 2010 49% 45%
CNN/Time Magazine October 20–26, 2010 56% 38%
Survey USA October 21–25, 2010 46% 38%
Suffolk University October 21–24, 2010 50% 42%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 23, 2010 50% 41%
Public Policy Polling October 21–23, 2010 53% 42%
Rasmussen Reports October 21, 2010 48% 42%
University of Southern California/Los Angeles Times
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner/American Viewpoint
October 13–20, 2010 49% 37%
Survey USA October 15–18, 2010 47% 40%
PPIC October 10–17, 2010 44% 36%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 16, 2010 48% 43%
Field October 14–16, 2010 49% 39%
Wilson Research Strategies October 13–14, 2010 44% 45%
Ipsos/Reuters October 12–14, 2010 47% 40%
Rasmussen Reports October 13, 2010 50% 44%
Angus Reid Public Opinion October 4–6, 2010 53% 41%
Ipsos/Reuters October 2–4, 2010 50% 43%
Rasmussen Reports October 3, 2010 49% 44%
Survey USA September 30 – October 3, 2010 47% 43%
CNN/Time Magazine September 24–28, 2010 52% 39%
PPIC September 19–26, 2010 37% 38%
University of Southern California/Los Angeles Times
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner/American Viewpoint
September 15–22, 2010 49% 44%
Survey USA September 19–21, 2010 46% 43%
Field September 14–21, 2010 41% 41%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 18, 2010 45% 45%
Public Policy Polling September 14–16, 2010 47% 42%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 11, 2010 43% 49%
CNN/Time Magazine September 2–7, 2010 46% 48%
Rasmussen Reports September 6, 2010 45% 48%
Survey USA August 31 – September 1, 2010 40% 47%
Rasmussen Reports August 24, 2010 40% 48%
Survey USA August 9–11, 2010 43% 44%
Rasmussen Reports August 3, 2010 43% 41%
Public Policy Polling July 23–25, 2010 46% 40%
PPIC July 6–20, 2010 37% 34%
Rasmussen Reports July 12, 2010 46% 47%
Survey USA July 8–11, 2010 39% 46%
Field June 22 – July 5, 2010 44% 43%
Reuters/Ipsos June 25–27, 2010 45% 39%
CrossTarget/Pajamas Media June 13, 2010 46% 43%
Rasmussen Reports June 9, 2010 45% 44%
USC/Los Angeles Times May 19–26, 2010 44% 38%
Rasmussen Reports May 24, 2010 45% 41%
Public Policy Polling May 21–23, 2010 48% 36%
Daily Kos/Research 2K May 17–19, 2010 46% 42%
PPIC May 9–16, 2010 42% 37%
Rasmussen Reports April 19, 2010 44% 38%
Los Angeles Times/USC March 23–30, 2010 41% 44%
PPIC March 9–16, 2010 39% 44%
Rasmussen Reports March 15, 2010 40% 40%
Field March 9–15, 2010 43% 46%
Daily Kos/Research 2K March 8–10, 2010 45% 41%
Rasmussen Reports February 15, 2010 43% 43%
Rasmussen Reports January 19, 2010 43% 39%
PPIC January 12–19, 2010 41% 36%
Field January 5–17, 2010 46% 36%

ColoradoColorado[edit]

Incumbent: Bill Ritter(D)-retiring
Winner: John Hickenlooper

Source Date Democrat:
John Hickenlooper
Republican:
Dan Maes
American Constitution:
Tom Tancredo
Public Policy Polling October 30–31, 2010 48% 8% 43%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 30, 2010 47% 6% 44%
YouGov October 25–28, 2010 48% 8% 39%
RBI Strategies & Research/Colorado Pols October 24–26, 2010 48% 10% 34%
CNN/Time Magazine October 20–26, 2010 51% 11% 34%
Public Policy Polling October 21–23, 2010 47% 5% 44%
Denver Post/Survey USA October 19–21, 2010 49% 9% 39%
Magellan Strategies October 20, 2010 44% 9% 43%
Ipsos/Reuters October 15–17, 2010 51% 15% 29%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 16, 2010 45% 10% 40%
Rasmussen Reports October 14, 2010 42% 12% 38%
Rasmussen Reports October 3, 2010 43% 16% 35%
Public Policy Polling September 30 – October 2, 2010 47% 13% 33%
Denver Post/Survey USA September 28–30, 2010 46% 15% 34%
McClatchy/Marist College September 26–28, 2010 48% 19% 29%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 25, 2010 44% 34% 15%
CNN/Time Magazine September 17–20, 2010 47% 21% 29%
Rasmussen Reports September 12, 2010 46% 21% 25%
Public Opinion Strategies August 28-Sept. 1, 2010 48% 25% 15%
Rasmussen Reports August 29, 2010 36% 24% 14%
Magellan Strategies August 25–26, 2010 46% 27% 17%
Ipsos/Reuters August 20–22, 2010 41% 33% 16%
45% 45%
Rasmussen Reports August 11, 2010 43% 31% 18%
Public Policy Polling August 7–8, 2010 48% 23% 22%
50% 38%
Rasmussen Reports August 2, 2010 42% 27% 24%
Survey USA/Denver Post July 27–29, 2010 46% 24% 24%
50% 41%
Rasmussen Reports July 15, 2010 46% 43%
Survey USA/Denver Post June 15–17, 2010 44% 45%
Rasmussen Reports June 14, 2010 41% 41%

ConnecticutConnecticut[edit]

Incumbent: Jodi Rell(R)-retiring
Winner: Dan Malloy

Source Date Democrats:
Dan Malloy
Republican:
Thomas C. Foley
Rasmussen Reports October 31, 2010 46% 48%
Quinnipiac University October 25–31, 2010 45% 48%
Public Policy Polling October 27–29, 2010 47% 49%
YouGov October 25–28, 2010 47% 43%
Capitol Report/Merriman River Group October 24–26, 2010 45% 45%
Rasmussen Reports October 24, 2010 49% 46%
Quinnipiac University October 18–24, 2010 48% 43%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 23, 2010 47% 44%
Suffolk University October 19–20, 2010 49% 38%
Rasmussen Reports October 14, 2010 49% 45%
Quinnipiac University October 7–11, 2010 49% 42%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 9, 2010 45% 41%
Rasmussen Reports October 5, 2010 49% 44%
CNN/Time Magazine October 1–5, 2010 52% 39%
Merriman River Group/Capitol Report October 3, 2010 48% 45%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 2, 2010 47% 41%
Public Policy Polling September 30 – October 2, 2010 50% 40%
Quinnipiac University September 21–26, 2010 45% 42%
Rasmussen Reports September 26, 2010 50% 40%
Quinnipiac University September 8–12, 2010 50% 41%
Rasmussen Reports September 9, 2010 46% 39%
Rasmussen Reports August 11, 2010 48% 33%
Quinnipiac University July 28 – August 2, 2010 46% 31%
Quinnipiac University July 7–13, 2010 44% 33%
Rasmussen Reports June 1, 2010 44% 35%
Rasmussen Reports May 4, 2010 38% 35%
Rasmussen Reports April 1, 2010 35% 44%
Public Policy Polling January 4–5, 2010 37% 27%

FloridaFlorida[edit]

Incumbent: Charlie Crist (I)-retiring
Winner: Rick Scott

Source Date Democrat:
Alex Sink
Republican:
Rick Scott
Independent:
Bud Chiles
Election Results November 2, 2010 48% 49%
Sunshine State News
Susquehanna Polling & Research
October 31 – November 1, 2010 45% 49%
Public Policy Polling October 30–31, 2010 48% 47%
Sunshine State News
Susquehanna Polling & Research
October 29–31, 2010 49% 46%
YouGov October 28–31, 2010 42% 43%
Quinnipiac University October 25–31, 2010 44% 43%
YouGov October 25–28, 2010 43% 36%
Rasmussen Reports October 27, 2010 45% 48%
Mason Dixon October 25–27, 2010 46% 43%
NY Times/Florida Newspapers
University of South Florida Polytechnic
October 23–27, 2010 39% 44%
Sunshine State News
Susquehanna Polling & Research
October 24–25, 2010 45% 47%
Quinnipiac University October 18–24, 2010 45% 41%
Zogby International October 18–21, 2010 43% 39%
Sunshine State News
Susquehanna Polling & Research
October 20, 2010 45% 45%
Ipsos/St. Petersburg Times/Miami Herald October 15–19, 2010 41% 44%
CNN/Time Magazine October 15–19, 2010 49% 44%
Rasmussen Reports October 18, 2010 44% 50%
Suffolk University October 14–17, 2010 45% 38%
Sunshine State News
Susquehanna Polling & Research
October 12–13, 2010 48% 45%
Public Policy Polling October 9–10, 2010 46% 41%
Quinnipiac University October 6–10, 2010 44% 45%
Rasmussen Reports October 7, 2010 47% 50%
Mason-Dixon/Orlando Sentinel October 4–6, 2010 44% 40%
Sunshine State News
Susquehanna Polling & Research
September 26 – October 3, 2010 42% 44%
Rasmussen Reports September 30, 2010 41% 46%
Florida Chamber of Commerce
Public Opinion Strategies
September 27–30, 2010 42% 46%
Zogby International September 27–29, 2010 41% 39%
CNN/Time Magazine September 24–28, 2010 46% 45%
Quinnipiac University September 23–28, 2010 43% 49%
Rasmussen Reports September 22, 2010 44% 50%
Mason Dixon September 20–22, 2010 47% 40%
Ipsos/Reuters September 10–12, 2010 45% 47%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 11, 2010 49% 41%
CNN/Time Magazine September 2–7, 2010 49% 42%
Sunshine State News
Susquehanna Polling & Research
September 1–7, 2010 44% 42%
Rasmussen Reports August 31, 2010 44% 45%
Rasmussen Reports August 25, 2010 36% 41% 8%
Public Policy Polling August 21–22, 2010 41% 34% 8%
Quinnipiac University August 11–16, 2010 33% 29% 12%
Mason Dixon August 9–11, 2010 40% 24% 17%
Ipsos/Florida Newspapers August 6–10, 2010 29% 30% 14%
Rasmussen Reports August 2, 2010 31% 35% 16%
NY Times/Florida Newspapers
University of South Florida Polytechnic
July 24–28, 2010 28% 30% 11%
Quinnipiac University June 22–27, 2010 27% 29% 14%
Public Policy Polling July 16–18, 2010 36% 30% 13%
Ipsos/Reuters July 9–11, 2010 31% 34% 12%
Rasmussen Reports June 7, 2010 40% 45% --
Quinnipiac University June 1–7, 2010 26% 35% 13%
Quinnipiac University June 1–7, 2010 32% 42% --
Rasmussen Reports May 16, 2010 40% 41% --
Mason Dixon May 3–6, 2010 38% 36% --

Georgia (U.S. state)Georgia[edit]

Incumbent: Sonny Perdue(R)-retiring
Winner: Nathan Deal

Source Date Democrat:
Roy Barnes
Republican:
Nathan Deal
Libertarian:
John Monds
Election Results November 2, 2010 43% 53% 4%
Mason Dixon/Georgia Newspapers October 26–28, 2010 40% 47% 6%
Insider Advantage October 24, 2010 41% 47% 5%
Rasmussen Reports October 24, 2010 39% 49% 5%
Survey USA October 21–24, 2010 39% 49% 8%
Landmark Communications October 19, 2010 39% 47% 4%
Insider Advantage October 18, 2010 40% 45% 5%
Insider Advantage October 10, 2010 41% 49% 3%
Rasmussen Reports October 6, 2010 41% 50% 3%
Insider Advantage September 27, 2010 37% 45% 5%
Rasmussen Reports September 21, 2010 39% 45% 5%
Survey USA September 10–12, 2010 38% 49% 9%
Insider Advantage August 18, 2010 41% 45% 5%
Rasmussen Reports August 11, 2010 42% 51%
Rasmussen Reports July 20, 2010 43% 49%
Rasmussen Reports May 20, 2010 40% 47%
Rasmussen Reports April 22, 2010 39% 46%
Daily Kos/Research 2K April 5–7, 2010 44% 42%
Rasmussen Reports March 17, 2010 40% 43%
Public Policy Polling February 26–28, 2010 43% 38%
Rasmussen Reports February 18, 2010 37% 43%
Rasmussen Reports January 20, 2010 43% 42%

HawaiiHawaii[edit]

Incumbent: Linda Lingle(R)-retiring
Winner: Neil Abercrombie

Source Date Democrat:
Neil Abercrombie
Republican:
Duke Aiona
Election Results November 2, 2010 58% 41%
Honolulu Civil Beat/Merriman River Group October 23, 2010 50% 45%
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii News Now/Ward Research
October 12–19, 2010 51% 43%
Rasmussen Reports October 13, 2010 49% 47%
Honolulu Civil Beat/Aloha Vote October 11, 2010 47% 44%
Public Policy Polling/Daily Kos October 2–3, 2010 49% 47%
Honolulu Star-Advertiser August 10–17, 2010 53% 41%
Rasmussen Reports June 24, 2010 58% 32%
Honolulu Star-Advertiser April 23–28, 2010 49% 35%
Rasmussen Reports March 24, 2010 54% 31%
Mason Dixon January 8–12, 2010 43% 34%

IdahoIdaho[edit]

Incumbent: Butch Otter(R)
Winner: Butch Otter

Source Date Democrat:
Keith Allred
Republican:
Butch Otter
New American Independent:
Jana Kemp
Election Results November 2, 2010 33% 59% 6%
Mason-Dixon/Idaho Newspapers October 20–22, 2010 30% 52% 5%
Mason-Dixon/Idaho Newspapers September 13–15, 2010 29% 45%
Rasmussen Reports August 31, 2010 36% 52%
Rasmussen Reports July 15, 2010 36% 53%
Rasmussen Reports May 11, 2010 32% 54%
Rasmussen Reports March 23, 2010 28% 60%

IllinoisIllinois[edit]

Incumbent: Pat Quinn(D)
Winner: Pat Quinn

Source Date Democrat:
Pat Quinn
Republican:
Bill Brady
Green:
Rich Whitney
Independent:
Scott Lee Cohen
Election Results November 2, 2010 47% 46% 3% 4%
Public Policy Polling October 30–31, 2010 40% 45% 5% 4%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 30, 2010 38% 44% 4% 6%
YouGov October 25–30, 2010 40% 43%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 23, 2010 39% 44% 4% 6%
WGN/Chicago Tribune/Market Shares October 18–22, 2010 39% 43% 4% 5%
Rasmussen Reports October 20, 2010 37% 45% 2% 6%
Mason Dixon/St Louis Post Dispatch October 18–20, 2010 40% 44% 3% 4%
Public Policy Polling October 14–16, 2010 41% 42% 3% 6%
Rasmussen Reports October 12, 2010 40% 46% 2% 4%
Southern Illinois University September 30 – October 10, 2010 30% 38% 2% 6%
Rasmussen Reports October 4, 2010 38% 46% 4%
Suffolk University September 30 – October 3, 2010 43% 37% 3% 7%
WGN/Chicago Tribune/Market Shares September 24–28, 2010 39% 38% 3% 4%
CNN/Time Magazine September 24–28, 2010 37% 37% 6% 15%
Global Strategy Group September 23–26, 2010 35% 36% 4% 6%
Public Policy Polling September 23–26, 2010 35% 42% 4% 6%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 25, 2010 36% 46% 8%
We Ask America September 13, 2010 32% 42% 4%
Rasmussen Reports September 12, 2010 37% 50% 4%
Rasmussen Reports August 23, 2010 37% 46%
Public Policy Polling August 14–15, 2010 30% 39% 11%
Rasmussen Reports August 9, 2010 35% 48%
Rasmussen Reports July 26, 2010 37% 44%
Rasmussen Reports July 7, 2010 40% 43%
Public Policy Polling June 12–13, 2010 30% 34% 9%
Rasmussen Reports June 7, 2010 36% 47%
Daily Kos/Research 2K May 3–5, 2010 36% 39%
Rasmussen Reports April 28, 2010 38% 45%
Rasmussen Reports April 5, 2010 38% 45%
Public Policy Polling April 1–5, 2010 33% 43%
Rasmussen Reports March 8, 2010 37% 47%
Daily Kos/Research 2K February 22–24, 2010 47% 32%

IowaIowa[edit]

Incumbent: Chet Culver(D)
Winner: Terry Branstad

Source Date Democrat:
Chet Culver
Republican:
Terry Branstad
Election Results November 2, 2010 43% 53%
Des Moines Register/Selzer & Co. October 26–29, 2010 38% 50%
Global Strategy Group October 22–25, 2010 40% 46%
Global Strategy Group October 7–10, 2010 39% 47%
Rasmussen Reports September 23, 2010 37% 55%
Des Moines Register/Selzer & Co. September 19–22, 2010 33% 52%
Rasmussen Reports August 5, 2010 36% 52%
Rasmussen Reports June 14, 2010 31% 57%
Public Policy Polling May 25–27, 2010 37% 52%
Research 2K May 3–5, 2010 41% 48%
Rasmussen Reports April 29, 2010 38% 53%
Magellan Data & Mapping Strategies March 30, 2010 34% 50%
Rasmussen Reports March 17, 2010 36% 52%
Rasmussen Reports February 18, 2010 37% 53%
Research 2K February 15–17, 2010 38% 54%
Selzer & Co./Des Moines Register January 31-Feb. 3, 2010 33% 53%

KansasKansas[edit]

Incumbent: Mark Parkinson(D)-retiring
Winner: Sam Brownback

Source Date Democrat:
Tom Holland
Republican:
Sam Brownback
Election Results November 2, 2010 32% 63%
Survey USA October 22–26, 2010 32% 59%
Survey USA October 10–12, 2010 32% 60%
Survey USA September 14–16, 2010 32% 59%
Survey USA August 12–15, 2010 25% 67%
Rasmussen Reports August 4, 2010 34% 57%
Rasmussen Reports June 30, 2010 31% 59%
Rasmussen Reports May 11, 2010 27% 58%
Rasmussen Reports February 24, 2010 33% 55%

MaineMaine[edit]

Incumbent: John Baldacci(D)-retiring
Winner: Paul LePage

Source Date Democrat:
Libby Mitchell
Republican:
Paul LePage
Independent:
Eliot Cutler
Independent:
Shawn Moody
Maine People's Resource Center
Down East Magazine
October 28–30, 2010 24% 39% 29% 4%
Critical Insights/Maine Today October 27–28, 2010 21% 40% 21% 4%
Public Policy Polling October 26–28, 2010 24% 40% 28% 4%
Pan Atlantic SMS Group October 25–27, 2010 22% 37% 31% 3%
Rasmussen Reports October 26, 2010 26% 40% 26%
Critical Insights October 13–17, 2010 20% 32% 19%
Pan Atlantic SMS Group October 11–15, 2010 28% 33% 14% 5%
Rasmussen Reports October 12, 2010 32% 35% 21%
Critical Insights October 10–11, 2010 29% 34% 13% 6%
Pine Tree Politics/Critical Insights
Maine Center for Public Opinion Research
October 4–7, 2010 29% 30% 11% 5%
Critical Insights/Maine Today September 27, 2010 30% 29% 9% 5%
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner September 22–24, 2010 34% 38% 10% 8%
Rasmussen Reports September 20, 2010 27% 45% 14%
Critical Insights/Maine Today September 13, 2010 25% 38% 11% 4%
Public Policy Polling September 2–6, 2010 29% 43% 11% 5%
Rasmussen Reports August 12, 2010 30% 38% 16%
Rasmussen Reports July 14, 2010 31% 39% 15%
Rasmussen Reports June 10, 2010 36% 43% 7%

MarylandMaryland[edit]

Incumbent: Martin O’Malley(D)
Winner: Martin O'Malley

Source Date Democrat:
Martin O’Malley
Republican:
Bob Ehrlich
Election Results November 2, 2010 56% 42%
Rasmussen Reports October 24, 2010 52% 42%
Washington Post/Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas October 19–22, 2010 54% 40%
Baltimore Sun/OpinionWorks October 15–20, 2010 52% 38%
Gonzales Research October 11–16, 2010 47% 42%
Rasmussen Reports October 4, 2010 49% 41%
Washington Post/Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas September 22–26, 2010 49% 35%
Rasmussen Reports September 15, 2010 50% 47%
Center Maryland/OpinionWorks August 13–18, 2010 47% 41%
Rasmussen Reports August 17, 2010 45% 44%
Gonzales Research July 13–21, 2010 45% 42%
Public Policy Polling July 10–12, 2010 45% 42%
Rasmussen Reports July 8, 2010 46% 47%
Magellan Strategies June 29, 2010 43% 46%
Rasmussen Reports June 8, 2010 45% 45%
Washington Post May 3–6, 2010 49% 41%
Rasmussen Reports April 20, 2010 47% 44%
Rasmussen Reports February 23, 2010 49% 43%
Gonzales Research January 13–17, 2010 48% 39%

MassachusettsMassachusetts[edit]

Incumbent: Deval Patrick(D)
Winner: Deval Patrick

Source Date Democrat:
Deval Patrick
Republican:
Charles D. Baker, Jr.
Independent:
Tim Cahill
Green:
Jill Stein
Election Results November 2, 2010 48% 42% 8% 1%
Western New England College October 24–28, 2010 42% 37% 11% 3%
Rasmussen Reports October 27, 2010 46% 44% 6%
Suffolk University October 25–27, 2010 43% 37% 8% 1%
University of New Hampshire/Boston Globe October 17–22, 2010 43% 39% 8% 2%
Western New England College October 16–21, 2010 44% 36% 8% 5%
Rasmussen Reports October 16, 2010 47% 42% 6%
Public Opinion Strategies October 11–13, 2010 35% 42% 10%
Suffolk University October 10–12, 2010 46% 39% 10% 1%
Rasmussen Reports September 28, 2010 47% 42% 6%
Western New England College September 19–23, 2010 39% 33% 16%
University of New Hampshire/Boston Globe September 17–22, 2010 35% 34% 11%
Suffolk University September 16–19, 2010 41% 34% 14% 4%
Rasmussen Reports September 15, 2010 45% 42% 5%
Rasmussen Reports September 1, 2010 39% 34% 18%
State House News August 29–31, 2010 34% 28% 18% 4%
Rasmussen Reports July 22, 2010 38% 32% 17%
UNH/Boston Globe June 17–23, 2010 38% 31% 9% 2%
Rasmussen Reports June 21, 2010 41% 34% 16%
Suffolk University May 20–23, 2010 42% 29% 14% 8%
Rasmussen Reports May 10, 2010 45% 31% 14%
Western New England College April 11–15, 2010 34% 27% 29%
Rasmussen Reports April 5, 2010 35% 27% 23%
Rasmussen Reports March 8, 2010 35% 32% 19%
Suffolk University February 21–24, 2010 33% 25% 23%
Public Policy Polling January 7–9, 2010 29% 27% 21%

MichiganMichigan[edit]

Incumbent: Jennifer Granholm(D)-retiring
Winner: Rick Snyder

Source Date Democrat:
Virg Bernero
Republican:
Rick Snyder
Election Results November 2, 2010 40% 58%
Glengariff Group/Detroit News October 25–26, 2010 35% 53%
EPIC-MRA/Detroit Free Press October 23–26, 2010 37% 55%
Rossman Group/Team TelCom October 18, 2010 36% 50%
Rasmussen Reports October 17, 2010 34% 54%
Mitchell Research & Communication October 11, 2010 32% 52%
Baydoun Consulting/Foster, McCollum, White & Associates October 11, 2010 33% 54%
Baydoun Consulting/Foster, McCollum, White & Associates October 7, 2010 37% 50%
EPIC-MRA/Detroit Free Press October 3–7, 2010 29% 49%
Rasmussen Reports September 20, 2010 38% 51%
Public Policy Polling September 17–19, 2010 31% 52%
Glengariff Group/Detroit News September 7–8, 2010 36% 56%
Mitchell Research & Communication August 25–29, 2010 26% 53%
EPIC-MRA/Detroit Free Press August 21–23, 2010 29% 51%
Glengariff Group/Detroit News August 9–10, 2010 32% 51%
Rasmussen Reports August 4, 2010 37% 49%
Rasmussen Reports June 9, 2010 30% 42%
Public Policy Polling May 25–27, 2010 28% 44%
EPIC-MRA/Detroit Free Press May 22–26, 2010 28% 51%
EPIC-MRA/Detroit Free Press March 28–31, 2010 29% 42%
Michigan Research Group March 10–15, 2010 26% 42%

MinnesotaMinnesota[edit]

Incumbent: Tim Pawlenty(R)-retiring
Primary Date: August 10

Source Date Democrat:
Mark Dayton
Republican:
Tom Emmer
Independence:
Tom Horner
Election Results November 2, 2010 44% 43% 12%
Public Policy Polling October 27–29, 2010 43% 40% 15%
SurveyUSA October 24–27, 2010 39% 38% 13%
Minnesota Public Radio/University of Minnesota October 21–25, 2010 41% 29% 11%
Star Tribune
Princeton Survey Research Associates International
October 18–21, 2010 41% 34% 13%
St. Cloud State University October 10–21, 2010 37% 27% 18%
Rasmussen Reports October 20, 2010 44% 41% 10%
SurveyUSA October 11–13, 2010 42% 37% 14%
Rasmussen Reports October 6, 2010 40% 38% 15%
Minnesota Public Radio/University of Minnesota September 22–26, 2010 38% 27% 16%
Minnesota Poll September 20–23, 2010 39% 30% 18%
Rasmussen Reports September 22, 2010 41% 42% 9%
SurveyUSA September 12–14, 2010 38% 36% 18%
Minnesota Public Radio/University of Minnesota August 25–29, 2010 34% 34% 13%
Rasmussen Reports August 12, 2010 45% 36% 10%
KSTP/SurveyUSA August 5, 2010 46% 32% 9%
Minneapolis Star Tribune July 26–29, 2010 40% 30% 13%
Rasmussen Reports July 19, 2010 40% 36% 10%
Survey USA June 14–16, 2010 38% 35% 12%
Decision Resources, Ltd. May 28 – June 2, 2010 40% 28% 18%
Rasmussen Reports May 24, 2010 35% 37% 12%
MPR/Humphrey Institute May 13–16, 2010 35% 31% 9%
Survey USA May 3–5, 2010 34% 42% 9%
Rasmussen Reports March 10, 2010 38% 35% 7%

NebraskaNebraska[edit]

Incumbent: Dave Heineman(R)
Winner: Dave Heineman

Source Date Democrat:
Mike Meister
Republican:
Dave Heineman
Election Results November 2, 2010 26% 74%
Rasmussen Reports October 7, 2010 24% 66%
Rasmussen Reports September 2, 2010 28% 61%
Rasmussen Reports July 19, 2010 18% 71%

NevadaNevada[edit]

Incumbent: Jim Gibbons(R)-defeated in primary
Winner: Brian Sandoval

Source Date Democrat:
Rory Reid
Republican:
Brian Sandoval
Election Results November 2, 2010 42% 53%
Public Policy Polling October 30–31, 2010 44% 55%
YouGov October 25–30, 2010 40% 52%
LVRJ/Mason Dixon October 25–27, 2010 38% 54%
CNN/Time Magazine October 20–26, 2010 33% 53%
Rasmussen Reports October 25, 2010 35% 58%
Rasmussen Reports October 17, 2010 37% 56%
LVRJ/Mason Dixon October 11–12, 2010 37% 52%
Rasmussen Reports October 11, 2010 40% 55%
Suffolk University October 8–11, 2010 39% 50%
Public Policy Polling October 7–9, 2010 43% 52%
Rasmussen Reports October 5, 2010 40% 53%
CNN/Time Magazine October 1–5, 2010 35% 50%
Rasmussen Reports September 28, 2010 40% 53%
Public Opinion Strategies September 21–23, 2010 39% 45%
Mason-Dixon/Las Vegas Review-Journal September 20–22, 2010 37% 51%
CNN/Time Magazine September 10–14, 2010 31% 58%
Rasmussen Reports September 13, 2010 39% 52%
Ipsos/Reuters September 10–12, 2010 31% 60%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 11, 2010 38% 56%
Mason Dixon/LVRJ September 7–9, 2010 36% 52%
Rasmussen Reports September 1, 2010 33% 58%
Mason Dixon/LVRJ August 23–25, 2010 31% 53%
Rasmussen Reports August 16, 2010 36% 52%
Mason Dixon/LVRJ August 9–11, 2010 36% 52%
Ipsos/Reuters July 30 – August 1, 2010 42% 43%
Mason Dixon/LVRJ July 26–28, 2010 31% 50%
Rasmussen Reports July 27, 2010 40% 50%
Public Policy Polling July 16–18, 2010 38% 52%
Rasmussen Reports July 12, 2010 36% 57%
Rasmussen Reports June 22, 2010 33% 55%
Rasmussen Reports June 9, 2010 31% 54%
Mason Dixon/LVRJ June 1–3, 2010 37% 51%
Daily Kos/Research 2K May 31 – June 2, 2010 41% 51%
Rasmussen Reports April 27, 2010 35% 53%
Mason Dixon/LVRJ April 5–7, 2010 35% 50%
Rasmussen Reports March 31, 2010 34% 55%
Rasmussen Reports March 3, 2010 35% 53%
Mason Dixon/LVRJ February 22–24, 2010 29% 51%
Public Opinion Strategies February 15–16, 2010 34% 50%
Rasmussen Reports February 3, 2010 33% 45%
Grove Insight January 31, 2010 35% 44%

New HampshireNew Hampshire[edit]

Incumbent: John Lynch(D)
Winner: John Lynch

Source Date Democrat:
John Lynch
Republican:
John Stephen
Election Results November 2, 2010 53% 45%
University of New Hampshire October 27–31, 2010 49% 41%
Public Policy Polling October 27–29, 2010 53% 44%
Rasmussen Reports October 27, 2010 51% 45%
University of New Hampshire October 7–12, 2010 51% 38%
Rasmussen Reports October 10, 2010 53% 43%
American Research Group October 3–5, 2010 51% 41%
University of New Hampshire September 23–29, 2010 51% 34%
American Research Group September 22–26, 2010 42% 40%
Rasmussen Reports September 15, 2010 48% 46%
Public Policy Polling September 11–12, 2010 51% 39%
Rasmussen Reports August 5, 2010 50% 39%
Public Policy Polling July 23–25, 2010 51% 34%
Rasmussen Reports May 26, 2010 47% 35%
University of New Hampshire April 18–28, 2010 49% 32%
Public Policy Polling April 17–18, 2010 47% 36%
Rasmussen Reports April 7, 2010 47% 37%
Rasmussen Reports March 8, 2010 50% 35%
Rasmussen Reports January 12, 2010 51% 32%

New MexicoNew Mexico[edit]

Incumbent: Bill Richardson(D)-retiring
Winner: Susana Martinez

Source Date Democrat:
Diane Denish
Republican:
Susana Martinez
Election Results November 2, 2010 46% 54%
Albuquerque Journal October 27–28, 2010 42% 52%
Rasmussen Reports October 24, 2010 42% 52%
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner October 20–24, 2010 45% 46%
Public Opinion Strategies October 20–24, 2010 42% 50%
Survey USA October 12–14, 2010 42% 54%
Rasmussen Reports October 10, 2010 43% 52%
Public Opinion Strategies October 3–5, 2010 42% 51%
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner September 30 – October 1, 2010 46% 49%
Albuquerque Journal September 27–30, 2010 41% 47%
Rasmussen Reports September 29, 2010 41% 51%
Public Policy Polling/Daily Kos September 25–26, 2010 42% 50%
Third Eye Strategies September 21–23, 2010 46% 46%
Public Opinion Strategies September 11–13, 2010 41% 52%
Albuquerque Journal August 23–27, 2010 39% 45%
Rasmussen Reports August 24, 2010 43% 48%
Magellan Strategies June 21, 2010 43% 44%
Rasmussen Reports June 3, 2010 42% 44%
Rasmussen Reports May 25, 2010 43% 42%
Survey USA May 23–25, 2010 43% 49%
Rasmussen Reports March 24, 2010 51% 32%
Public Policy Polling February 18–20, 2010 46% 32%

New YorkNew York[edit]

Incumbent: David Paterson(D)-retiring
Winner: Andrew Cuomo

Source Date Democrat:
Andrew Cuomo
Republican:
Carl Paladino
Conservative:
Rick Lazio
Election Results November 2, 2010 61% 34%
YouGov October 28–31, 2010 58% 26%
Siena College October 27–30, 2010 58% 33%
Marist College/McClatchy October 26–28, 2010 62% 28%
Survey USA October 25–28, 2010 55% 33%
YouGov October 25–28, 2010 57% 25%
Quinnipiac University October 18–24, 2010 55% 35%
Marist College October 18–20, 2010 63% 28%
Rasmussen Reports October 19, 2010 51% 37%
Siena College October 14–18, 2010 63% 26%
New York Times October 10–15, 2010 60% 21%
Survey USA October 11–13, 2010 59% 33%
Angus Reid October 5–7, 2010 63% 32%
Survey USA October 5–7, 2010 57% 34%
Quinnipiac University October 1–5, 2010 55% 37%
CNN/Time Magazine October 1–5, 2010 65% 31%
Siena College October 3–4, 2010 56% 32%
Public Policy Polling October 1–3, 2010 53% 38%
Marist College September 27–29, 2010 56% 34%
Marist College September 19–22, 2010 53% 34% 10%
Survey USA September 20–21, 2010 49% 40%
Quinnipiac University September 16–20, 2010 49% 43%
Siena College September 16–17, 2010 57% 24% 8%
Rasmussen Reports September 16, 2010 54% 38%
Quinnipiac University August 23–29, 2010 60% 23%
Siena College August 9–12, 2010 60% 27%
Quinnipiac University July 20–26, 2010 55% 25%
Rasmussen Reports July 20, 2010 58% 29%
Siena College July 6–8, 2010 64% 23%
Rasmussen Reports June 24, 2010 55% 25%
Quinnipiac University June 15–20, 2010 59% 23%
Siena College June 7–9, 2010 60% 23%
Siena College May 17–20, 2010 65% 22%
Marist College May 3–5, 2010 67% 22%
Rasmussen Reports April 27, 2010 55% 25%
Quinnipiac University April 6–11, 2010 60% 24%
Rasmussen Reports March 29, 2010 51% 28%
Rasmussen Reports March 1, 2010 56% 27%

OhioOhio[edit]

Incumbent: Ted Strickland(D)
Winner: John Kasich

Source Date Democrat:
Ted Strickland
Republican:
John Kasich
Election Results November 2, 2010 47% 49%
YouGov October 28–31, 2010 41% 44%
University of Cincinnati October 27–31, 2010 48% 52%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 30, 2010 44% 48%
Public Policy Polling October 28–30, 2010 48% 49%
Quinnipiac University October 25–30, 2010 46% 47%
Columbus Dispatch October 20–29, 2010 47% 49%
YouGov October 25–28, 2010 44% 44%
Feldman Group October 24–27, 2010 46% 42%
Rasmussen Reports October 26, 2010 44% 48%
Survey USA October 22–26, 2010 44% 49%
Quinnipiac University October 18–24, 2010 43% 49%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 23, 2010 43% 47%
CNN/Time Magazine October 15–19, 2010 48% 46%
University of Cincinnati October 14–18, 2010 47% 49%
Quinnipiac University October 12–17, 2010 41% 51%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 16, 2010 43% 49%
University of Cincinnati October 8–13, 2010 43% 51%
Rasmussen Reports October 11, 2010 45% 48%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 9, 2010 42% 47%
Angus Reid Public Opinion October 5–8, 2010 46% 48%
Suffolk University October 4–6, 2010 42% 46%
The Feldman Group October 3–5, 2010 46% 42%
Quinnipiac University September 29 – October 3, 2010 41% 50%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research October 2, 2010 43% 49%
Benenson Strategy Group September 25–27, 2010 41% 40%
CBS News/NY Times September 23–27, 2010 42% 43%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 25, 2010 43% 45%
Ipsos/Reuters September 23–25, 2010 46% 47%
Ohio Newspapers/University of Cincinnati September 16–20, 2010 45% 49%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 18, 2010 41% 47%
CNN/Time Magazine September 10–14, 2010 44% 51%
Quinnipiac University September 9–14, 2010 37% 54%
Rasmussen Reports September 13, 2010 43% 50%
Survey USA September 10–13, 2010 40% 52%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 11, 2010 43% 48%
The Columbus Dispatch August 25 – September 3, 2010 37% 49%
Rasmussen Reports August 30, 2010 39% 47%
Public Policy Polling August 27–29, 2010 40% 50%
Rasmussen Reports August 16, 2010 40% 48%
Reuters/Ipsos August 6–8, 2010 39% 48%
Rasmussen Reports August 2, 2010 42% 45%
Rasmussen Reports July 19, 2010 43% 48%
Rasmussen Reports June 29, 2010 40% 47%
Public Policy Polling June 26–27, 2010 41% 43%
Quinnipiac University June 22–27, 2010 43% 38%
Rasmussen Reports June 3, 2010 42% 47%
University of Cincinnati May 11–20, 2010 49% 44%
Rasmussen Reports May 5, 2010 45% 46%
Quinnipiac University April 21–26, 2010 44% 38%
Daily Kos/Research 2K April 5–7, 2010 45% 40%
Rasmussen Reports March 30, 2010 45% 46%
Quinnipiac University March 23–29, 2010 43% 38%
Public Policy Polling March 20–21, 2010 37% 42%
Rasmussen Reports March 4, 2010 38% 49%
Quinnipiac University February 16–21, 2010 44% 39%
Rasmussen Reports February 5–6, 2010 41% 47%
Ohio Newspapers/UC January 13–19, 2010 45% 51%
Rasmussen Reports January 12, 2010 40% 47%
ORTL/Wenzel Strategies January 8–12, 2010 33% 43%

OklahomaOklahoma[edit]

Incumbent: Brad Henry(D)-retiring
Winner: Mary Fallin

Source Date Democrat:
Jari Askins
Republican:
Mary Fallin
Election Results November 2, 2010 40% 60%
Tulsa World/Sooner Poll October 18–23, 2010 38% 56%
Tulsa World/Sooner Poll October 3–7, 2010 38% 54%
Rasmussen Reports September 23, 2010 34% 60%
Rasmussen Reports August 26, 2010 37% 52%
Rasmussen Reports July 28, 2010 36% 57%
Tulsa World/Sooner Poll July 16–21, 2010 40% 46%
Rasmussen Reports June 30, 2010 32% 55%
Tulsa World/Sooner Poll May 25 – June 8, 2010 36% 49%
Cole Hargrave Snodgrass April 19–22, 2010 30% 52%
Rasmussen Reports February 24, 2010 37% 51%
Tulsa World/Sooner Poll January 2–5, 2010 36% 52%

OregonOregon[edit]

Incumbent: Ted Kulongoski(D)-retiring
Winner: John Kitzhaber

Source Date Democrat:
John Kitzhaber
Republican:
Chris Dudley
Progressive:
Jerry Wilson
Portland Tribune
Davis, Hibbitts & Midghall
October 30–31, 2010 46% 43%
Survey USA October 23–28, 2010 48% 41%
Rasmussen Reports October 25, 2010 46% 49%
Hibbitts, Davis & Midghall/Portland Tribune
FOX/Oregon Public Broadcasting
October 24–25, 2010 43% 46%
Grove Insight October 22–24, 2010 49% 45%
Elway Research/The Oregonian October 18–19, 2010 45% 44%
Public Policy Polling/Daily Kos October 16–17, 2010 48% 47%
Survey USA October 12–14, 2010 46% 45%
Rasmussen Reports October 10, 2010 48% 46%
Survey USA September 12–14, 2010 43% 49%
Riley Research August 31 – September 9, 2010 40% 39% 1%
Rasmussen Reports August 22, 2010 44% 45%
Survey USA July 25–27, 2010 44% 46%
Rasmussen Reports July 26, 2010 44% 47%
Magellan Strategies June 28, 2010 40% 41%
Rasmussen Reports June 17, 2010 45% 47%
Survey USA June 7–9, 2010 40% 47% 6%
Rasmussen Reports May 24, 2010 44% 45%
Rasmussen Reports April 26, 2010 41% 41%
Rasmussen Reports February 17, 2010 42% 36%

PennsylvaniaPennsylvania[edit]

Incumbent: Ed Rendell(D)-retiring
Winner: Tom Corbett

Source Date Democrat:
Dan Onorato
Republican:
Tom Corbett
Election Results November 2, 2010 45% 55%
Public Policy Polling October 30–31, 2010 45% 52%
YouGov October 28–31, 2010 39% 47%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 28–31, 2010 42% 49%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 27–30, 2010 41% 48%
Quinnipiac University October 25–30, 2010 42% 52%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 26–29, 2010 41% 50%
Rasmussen Reports October 28, 2010 43% 52%
YouGov October 25–28, 2010 37% 46%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 25–28, 2010 38% 52%
Susquehanna Polling & Research
Pittsburgh Tribune Review
October 24–27, 2010 41% 48%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 24–27, 2010 37% 52%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 23–26, 2010 38% 52%
CNN/Time Magazine October 20–26, 2010 48% 46%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 22–25, 2010 39% 50%
Ipsos/Reuters October 22–24, 2010 46% 43%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 21–24, 2010 41% 49%
Franklin & Marshall College October 18–24, 2010 35% 51%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 20–23, 2010 41% 50%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 19–22, 2010 41% 49%
Rasmussen Reports October 21, 2010 45% 50%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 18–21, 2010 40% 49%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 17–20, 2010 38% 49%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call October 16–19, 2010 40% 47%
Public Policy Polling October 17–18, 2010 46% 48%
Quinnipiac University September 13–17, 2010 44% 49%
Rasmussen Reports October 12, 2010 40% 54%
Magellan Strategies October 10, 2010 38% 48%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call September 28 – October 4, 2010 36% 47%
Rasmussen Reports September 29, 2010 41% 53%
McClatchy/Marist College September 26–28, 2010 41% 53%
Suffolk University September 24–27, 2010 40% 47%
Franklin & Marshall College/Philadelphia Daily News September 20–26, 2010 32% 36%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call September 18–23, 2010 37% 46%
Magellan Strategies September 21, 2010 38% 50%
CNN/Time Magazine September 17–20, 2010 44% 52%
Quinnipiac University September 15–19, 2010 39% 54%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 18, 2010 39% 49%
Times Leader/Critical Insights September 14–16, 2010 37% 38%
Rasmussen Reports September 13, 2010 39% 49%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 11, 2010 40% 50%
Rasmussen Reports August 30, 2010 37% 50%
Ipsos/Reuters August 27–29, 2010 34% 49%
Franklin & Marshall August 16–23, 2010 28% 29%
Rasmussen Reports August 16, 2010 38% 48%
Public Policy Polling August 14–16, 2010 35% 48%
Rasmussen Reports July 28, 2010 39% 50%
Rasmussen Reports July 14, 2010 38% 48%
Quinnipiac University July 6–11, 2010 37% 44%
Rasmussen Reports June 29, 2010 39% 49%
Public Policy Polling June 19–21, 2010 35% 45%
Rasmussen Reports June 2, 2010 33% 49%
Rasmussen Reports May 19, 2010 36% 49%
Quinnipiac University May 4–10, 2010 37% 43%
Rasmussen Reports April 15, 2010 36% 45%
Muhlenberg College/Morning Call March 29 – April 7, 2010 18% 42%
Quinnipiac University March 30 – April 5, 2010 33% 45%
Public Policy Polling March 29 – April 1, 2010 32% 45%
Rasmussen Reports March 16, 2010 29% 46%
Daily Kos/Research 2K March 8–10, 2010 34% 40%
Susquehanna Polling & Research March 3–6, 2010 24% 39%
Quinnipiac University February 22–28, 2010 32% 42%
Rasmussen Reports February 10, 2010 26% 52%

Rhode IslandRhode Island[edit]

Incumbent: Don Carcieri(R)-retiring
Winner: Lincoln Chafee

Source Date Democrat:
Frank Caprio
Republican:
John Robitaille
Independent:
Lincoln Chafee
Moderate:
Ken Block
Election Results November 2, 2010 23% 34% 36% 6%
Quest Research/NBC/Rhode Island College October 23–25, 2010 25% 28% 35% 2%
Fleming & Associates October 21–25, 2010 26% 26% 33% 4%
Rasmussen Reports October 21, 2010 28% 25% 35% 6%
Quest Research/NBC/Rhode Island College October 4–6, 2010 37% 22% 33%
Rasmussen Reports October 4, 2010 30% 22% 33% 4%
Brown University September 27–29, 2010 30% 14% 23% 2%
Fleming & Associates September 22–26, 2010 33% 19% 30%
Quest Research/NBC September 15–17, 2010 36% 13% 24% 2%
Rasmussen Reports September 16, 2010 30% 23% 33% 5%
Rasmussen Reports August 17, 2010 38% 20% 32%
Providence Journal August 5–9, 2010 34% 9% 39% 11%
Brown University July 27–30, 2010 28% 7% 26% 3%
Rasmussen Reports July 21, 2010 30% 23% 37%
Rasmussen Reports May 27, 2010 32% 25% 35%
Rasmussen Reports April 21, 2010 33% 21% 33%
Rasmussen Reports March 25, 2010 22% 26% 37%
Rasmussen Reports February 25, 2010 22% 24% 38%
Brown University February 9–12, 2010 12% 28% 34%

South CarolinaSouth Carolina[edit]

Incumbent: Mark Sanford(R)-retiring
Winner: Nikki Haley

Source Date Democrat:
Vincent Sheheen
Republican:
Nikki Haley
Election Results November 2, 2010 47% 51%
Insider Advantage/Statehouse Report October 19, 2010 37% 51%
Rasmussen Reports October 19, 2010 38% 47%
Crantford & Associates October 18, 2010 41% 43%
Winthrop University October 5–10, 2010 37% 46%
Hamilton Campaigns October 1–4, 2010 44% 49%
Crantford & Associates September 30, 2010 41% 45%
Rasmussen Reports September 22, 2010 33% 50%
Rasmussen Reports August 25, 2010 36% 52%
Rasmussen Reports July 29, 2010 35% 49%
Rasmussen Reports June 23, 2010 40% 52%
Rasmussen Reports June 10, 2010 34% 55%
Public Policy Polling May 22–23, 2010 34% 44%

South DakotaSouth Dakota[edit]

Incumbent: Mike Rounds(R)-retiring
Winner: Dennis Daugaard

Source Date Democrat:
Scott Heidepriem
Republican:
Dennis Daugaard
Election Results November 2, 2010 38% 62%
Rasmussen Reports October 20, 2010 36% 55%
Rasmussen Reports October 4, 2010 33% 57%
Rasmussen Reports September 8, 2010 28% 57%
Rasmussen Reports August 3, 2010 27% 59%
Rasmussen Reports July 6, 2010 35% 52%
Rasmussen Reports June 10, 2010 36% 52%
Rasmussen Reports May 26, 2010 36% 51%
Rasmussen Reports April 21, 2010 33% 53%
Rasmussen Reports March 25, 2010 32% 49%
Rasmussen Reports February 23, 2010 32% 41%

TennesseeTennessee[edit]

Incumbent: Phil Bredesen(D)-retiring
Winner: Bill Haslam

Source Date Democrat:
Mike McWherter
Republican:
Bill Haslam
Election Results November 2, 2010 33% 65%
Rasmussen Reports October 7, 2010 31% 59%
Rasmussen Reports September 9, 2010 30% 55%
Rasmussen Reports August 9, 2010 31% 56%
Mason Dixon/TNN July 19–21, 2010 31% 49%
WSMV TV Channel 4 July 8, 2010 34% 60%
Rasmussen Reports June 15, 2010 32% 50%
Rasmussen Reports March 22, 2010 27% 45%

TexasTexas[edit]

Incumbent: Rick Perry(R)
Winner: Rick Perry

Source Date Democrat:
Bill White
Republican:
Rick Perry
Libertarian:
Kathie Glass
Election Results November 2, 2010 42% 55% 2%
Public Policy Polling October 26–28, 2010 44% 53%
Blum & Weprin/Texas Newspapers October 22–27, 2010 37% 49% 2%
Rasmussen Reports October 21, 2010 42% 51%
Rasmussen Reports October 6, 2010 42% 53%
BELO/Public Strategies September 27 – October 2, 2010 36% 50%
Texas Lyceum September 22–30, 2010 43% 48% 5%
Rasmussen Reports September 24, 2010 42% 48%
Blum & Weprin/Texas Newspapers September 15–22, 2010 39% 46%
YouGov/Texas Tribune/University of Texas September 3–8, 2010 33% 39%
Public Policy Polling September 2–6, 2010 42% 48%
Wilson Research Strategies August 29–31, 2010 38% 50%
Hill Research August 25–29, 2010 41% 42%
Zogby International August 24–28, 2010 41% 44%
Rasmussen Reports August 22, 2010 41% 49%
Rasmussen Reports July 13, 2010 41% 50%
Public Policy Polling June 19–21, 2010 43% 43%
Rasmussen Reports June 16, 2010 40% 48%
YouGov/Texas Tribune/University of Texas May 14-10, 2010 35% 44%
Rasmussen Reports May 13, 2010 38% 51%
Rasmussen Reports April 14, 2010 44% 48%
Rasmussen Reports March 3, 2010 43% 49%
Rasmussen Reports February 22, 2010 41% 47%
Daily Kos/Research 2K February 8–10, 2010 42% 46%
Dallas Morning News/Blum & Weprin Associates February 2–10, 2010 37% 43%
Public Policy Polling February 4–7, 2010 42% 48%
University of Texas/Texas Tribune February 1–7, 2010 35% 44%
Rasmussen Reports February 1, 2010 39% 48%
Rasmussen Reports January 17, 2010 40% 50%

UtahUtah[edit]

Incumbent: Gary Herbert(R)
Winner: Gary Herbert

Source Date Democrat:
Peter Corroon
Republican:
Gary Herbert
Election Results November 2, 2010 32% 64%
Deseret News/Dan Jones & Associates October 25–28, 2010 29% 63%
Mason Dixon/Salt Lake Tribune October 25–27, 2010 32% 59%
Deseret News/Dan Jones & Associates October 11–14, 2010 33% 58%
Rasmussen Reports October 13, 2010 29% 66%
Rasmussen Reports August 23, 2010 29% 60%
Rasmussen Reports June 23, 2010 31% 58%
Rasmussen Reports April 8, 2010 29% 57%

VermontVermont[edit]

Incumbent: Jim Douglas(R)-retiring
Winner: Peter Shumlin

Source Date Democrat:
Peter Shumlin
Republican:
Brian Dubie
Independent:
Anthony Pollina
Rasmussen Reports October 28, 2010 50% 45%
Vermont Public Radio/Mason Dixon October 11–13, 2010 43% 44%
Rasmussen Reports September 13, 2010 49% 46%
Rasmussen Reports June 17, 2010 36% 55%
Rasmussen Reports March 18, 2010 33% 51%
WCAX News/Research 2K February 14–16, 2010 31% 39% 12%

WisconsinWisconsin[edit]

Incumbent: Jim Doyle(D)-retiring
Winner: Scott Walker

Source Date Democrat:
Tom Barrett
Republican:
Scott Walker
Election Results November 2, 2010 47% 52%
YouGov October 25–30, 2010 44% 50%
Marist College/McClatchy October 26–28, 2010 44% 41%
Public Policy Polling October 26–28, 2010 44% 53%
Rasmussen Reports October 25, 2010 42% 52%
St. Norbert College
Wisconsin Public Radio
October 12–15, 2010 41% 50%
CNN/Time Magazine October 8–12, 2010 45% 48%
Rasmussen Reports October 11, 2010 42% 51%
Ipsos/Reuters October 8–11, 2010 42% 52%
Rasmussen Reports September 29, 2010 44% 50%
Fox News/Pulse Opinion Research September 25, 2010 45% 49%
CNN/Time Magazine September 17–20, 2010 42% 53%
Public Policy Polling/Daily Kos September 18–19, 2010 41% 50%
Rasmussen Reports September 15, 2010 43% 51%
Rasmussen Reports August 24, 2010 44% 47%
Rasmussen Reports August 10, 2010 41% 49%
Rasmussen Reports July 27, 2010 43% 50%
Rasmussen Reports July 13, 2010 44% 48%
Public Policy Polling June 26–27, 2010 38% 45%
Rasmussen Reports June 21, 2010 41% 49%
Rasmussen Reports May 25, 2010 41% 48%
Rasmussen Reports April 20, 2010 44% 46%
WPR/St. Norbert College March 23–31, 2010 28% 44%
Public Policy Polling March 20–21, 2010 39% 42%
Rasmussen Reports March 16, 2010 42% 48%
WPRI March 7–9, 2010 32% 36%
Rasmussen Reports February 17, 2010 40% 49%
Rasmussen Reports January 26, 2010 38% 48%

WyomingWyoming[edit]

Incumbent: Dave Freudenthal (D)-retiring
Winner: Matt Mead

Source Date Democrat:
Leslie Petersen
Republican:
Matt Mead
Election Results November 2, 2010 25% 72%
Rasmussen Reports September 30, 2010 25% 61%
Rasmussen Reports August 18, 2010 24% 58%
Rasmussen Reports June 22, 2010 22% 49%

Territorial elections[edit]

GuamGuam[edit]

Incumbent: Felix Perez Camacho (D)-retiring
Primary Date: September 4

Source Date Democrat:
Carl T.C. Gutierrez
Republican:
Eddie Calvo


United States Virgin IslandsU.S. Virgin Islands[edit]

Incumbent: John de Jongh (D)
Primary Date: September 11

Source Date Democrat:
John de Jongh
Independent:
Kenneth Mapp

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