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NEW JERSEY SURVEY of 500 likely voters

Wednesday November 1, 2006

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Previous New Jersey Survey

Daily Snapshot

 

1* If the election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Tom Kean, Jr. or for Democrat Robert Menendez?

 

                                43% Kean

48% Menendez    

                                  4% some other candidate

                                  4% not sure

  

2* Is your vote primarily a vote for a candidate or against his opponent?

 

                Kean voters

45% for Kean

45% against Menendez

10% not sure

               

Menendez voters

59% for Menendez

38% against Kean

  4% not sure

 

3* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression of:

 

 

Menendez

Kean

Very favorable

14%

12%

Somewhat favorable

35%

32%

Somewhat unfavorable

16%

31%

Very unfavorable

31%

20%

Not sure

  4%

  4%

 

4* How would you rate the way things are going in Iraq these days…excellent, good, fair or poor?

 

  4% excellent

15% good

22% fair

58% poor

  1% not sure

 

5* Generally speaking how would you rate the U.S Economy these days…excellent, good, fair or poor?

 

21% excellent

23% good

34% fair

21% poor

  0% not sure

 

6* Who’s winning war on terror the United States and its allies or the terrorists?

 

                                38% the United States and its allies

                                31% the terrorists

                                27% neither

                                  4% not sure

 

7* Which candidate do you trust more on the War in Iraq…Tom Kean, Jr., or Robert Menendez?

 

43% Kean

42% Menendez

15% not sure

 

8* Which candidate do you trust more on economic issues…Tom Kean, Jr., or Robert Menendez?

 

43% Kean

43% Menendez

14% not sure

 

9* Is New Jersey  politics more corrupt than most states, less corrupt than most states, or about the same?

 

52% more corrupt

  2% less corrupt

44% about the same

  3% not sure

 

10* In terms of how you will vote next week, how important is the issue of government corruption and ethics?

 

66% very important

26% somewhat important

  7% not very important

  1% not important at all

  1% not sure

 

11* How would you rate the job George W. Bush has been doing as President… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

                                27% strongly approve

                                13% somewhat approve

                                  9% somewhat disapprove

                                50% strongly disapprove

                                  2% not sure

 

12* How would you rate the job Jon Corzine has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

 

15% strongly approve

38% somewhat approve

20% somewhat disapprove

25% strongly disapprove

                                  1% not sure

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.