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New Jersey Survey of 500 Likely Voters                                                                          
Conducted October 11, 2006 by Rasmussen Reports                                                                      
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Kean (R) Menendez (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Economy Very Important 67% 57% 78% 62% 55% 74% 70% 100% 66% 72% 62% 54% 65% 68% 74% 69% 64% 62% 71% 66% 69% 66% 67% 78% 64% 68% 77% 64% 70% 41% 76% 57% 70% 70% 63% 64% 70% 70% 63%
Somewhat Important 29% 38% 20% 32% 40% 25% 23% 0% 32% 26% 31% 28% 32% 27% 19% 26% 36% 34% 25% 32% 23% 31% 28% 13% 32% 28% 22% 33% 29% 52% 23% 42% 26% 27% 28% 34% 28% 27% 30%
Not Very Important 1% 2% 1% 1% 3% 1% 0% 0% 2% 1% 2% 1% 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 2% 5% 1% 2% 0% 2% 7% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1%
Not at All Important 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Not Sure 2% 2% 0% 5% 2% 0% 5% 0% 0% 0% 4% 17% 2% 2% 7% 4% 0% 1% 0% 1% 5% 3% 2% 2% 3% 2% 0% 0% 0% 6% 0% 0% 3% 1% 8% 1% 0% 1% 6%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Kean (R) Menendez (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
National Security Issues Very Important 82% 86% 77% 83% 86% 80% 79% 100% 87% 78% 74% 83% 83% 80% 86% 82% 75% 83% 84% 82% 82% 80% 83% 83% 84% 83% 90% 76% 80% 62% 72% 85% 84% 82% 80% 91% 79% 81% 80%
Somewhat Important 14% 12% 16% 15% 11% 17% 14% 0% 11% 16% 21% 13% 14% 14% 12% 17% 17% 12% 11% 15% 12% 17% 13% 6% 13% 15% 8% 13% 18% 36% 20% 10% 13% 14% 19% 9% 17% 15% 14%
Not Very Important 3% 1% 5% 2% 2% 3% 4% 0% 1% 5% 5% 1% 2% 4% 0% 0% 8% 3% 4% 2% 5% 4% 2% 6% 1% 2% 1% 8% 2% 3% 5% 6% 2% 2% 2% 0% 2% 4% 3%
Not at All Important 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 2% 0% 1% 5% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 2%
Not Sure 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3% 0% 1% 3% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 2% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Kean (R) Menendez (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Cultural Issues Very Important 37% 42% 36% 35% 43% 28% 43% 100% 36% 42% 24% 36% 27% 45% 48% 33% 40% 34% 42% 36% 40% 41% 35% 51% 40% 52% 34% 38% 26% 29% 39% 36% 39% 40% 32% 54% 33% 36% 35%
Somewhat Important 31% 32% 26% 35% 30% 39% 21% 0% 39% 26% 28% 18% 34% 28% 29% 29% 27% 35% 32% 33% 26% 29% 32% 22% 30% 26% 24% 35% 36% 38% 31% 27% 34% 29% 30% 33% 40% 28% 30%
Not Very Important 20% 17% 23% 18% 18% 24% 17% 0% 19% 17% 36% 21% 25% 16% 12% 22% 21% 19% 21% 20% 20% 18% 21% 18% 18% 16% 20% 14% 28% 24% 23% 24% 13% 20% 28% 11% 16% 24% 20%
Not at All Important 11% 8% 14% 9% 9% 9% 16% 0% 6% 14% 11% 16% 10% 11% 10% 13% 11% 12% 5% 11% 11% 11% 10% 9% 12% 6% 22% 12% 10% 4% 7% 12% 14% 11% 4% 2% 10% 13% 12%
Not Sure 1% 1% 1% 3% 1% 0% 4% 0% 0% 1% 1% 9% 3% 0% 0% 3% 1% 0% 1% 0% 4% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 4% 0% 2% 0% 1% 6% 0% 1% 0% 3%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Kean (R) Menendez (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Domestic Issues Very Important 66% 55% 77% 62% 55% 66% 76% 100% 53% 77% 72% 66% 61% 69% 73% 61% 67% 62% 74% 60% 80% 63% 68% 68% 73% 76% 49% 64% 66% 42% 91% 61% 59% 65% 65% 73% 67% 57% 73%
Somewhat Important 28% 36% 17% 34% 35% 26% 24% 0% 38% 20% 21% 27% 31% 26% 24% 31% 23% 33% 22% 32% 18% 29% 27% 27% 19% 19% 45% 28% 30% 48% 9% 28% 32% 30% 34% 22% 29% 33% 24%
Not Very Important 4% 6% 5% 2% 8% 5% 0% 0% 7% 2% 6% 1% 5% 4% 0% 7% 5% 4% 2% 6% 2% 5% 4% 6% 4% 1% 4% 7% 5% 9% 0% 8% 6% 3% 0% 5% 2% 8% 1%
Not at All Important 2% 3% 1% 1% 2% 2% 0% 0% 2% 1% 1% 5% 2% 1% 3% 0% 4% 0% 2% 2% 1% 3% 1% 0% 3% 3% 2% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 2% 2% 1% 0% 1% 2% 2%
Not Sure 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Kean (R) Menendez (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Immigration Very Important 44% 58% 32% 45% 54% 47% 28% 37% 64% 27% 46% 33% 45% 43% 22% 33% 59% 47% 59% 46% 39% 39% 48% 53% 53% 43% 47% 38% 34% 39% 32% 39% 44% 54% 50% 36% 50% 52% 34%
Somewhat Important 32% 24% 33% 37% 28% 31% 36% 0% 22% 38% 52% 29% 32% 31% 36% 34% 24% 33% 30% 29% 37% 32% 32% 35% 36% 24% 19% 40% 36% 26% 37% 31% 28% 28% 38% 41% 34% 27% 33%
Not Very Important 18% 15% 22% 15% 14% 20% 20% 0% 12% 21% 1% 37% 18% 18% 32% 24% 12% 15% 8% 18% 16% 22% 15% 3% 11% 28% 17% 19% 22% 18% 24% 19% 21% 13% 9% 12% 10% 14% 28%
Not at All Important 4% 2% 7% 3% 2% 2% 10% 0% 1% 9% 1% 0% 5% 4% 10% 3% 6% 4% 1% 3% 6% 4% 4% 5% 0% 4% 1% 3% 8% 17% 7% 9% 2% 2% 4% 10% 6% 3% 3%
Not Sure 3% 1% 5% 0% 2% 0% 6% 63% 1% 5% 0% 1% 0% 4% 0% 6% 0% 2% 2% 3% 2% 4% 2% 5% 1% 1% 15% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 5% 4% 0% 2% 1% 5% 1%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Kean (R) Menendez (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Government Corruption Very Important 78% 85% 73% 79% 81% 84% 68% 0% 86% 75% 71% 68% 83% 75% 82% 70% 88% 75% 84% 80% 74% 77% 79% 90% 78% 81% 77% 82% 75% 84% 77% 78% 77% 81% 78% 82% 76% 77% 79%
Somewhat Important 13% 11% 14% 13% 13% 8% 18% 0% 11% 15% 13% 7% 9% 16% 11% 11% 11% 16% 11% 13% 12% 16% 10% 1% 14% 10% 6% 7% 21% 16% 11% 14% 11% 14% 14% 14% 20% 9% 13%
Not Very Important 4% 3% 7% 2% 4% 5% 3% 0% 2% 4% 6% 13% 4% 4% 4% 6% 2% 6% 1% 4% 4% 3% 5% 0% 3% 7% 2% 10% 4% 0% 9% 4% 5% 3% 1% 4% 3% 6% 2%
Not at All Important 3% 1% 5% 3% 0% 2% 8% 0% 1% 5% 9% 0% 2% 4% 0% 9% 0% 2% 1% 2% 5% 4% 3% 5% 4% 1% 14% 2% 0% 0% 2% 4% 6% 0% 1% 0% 1% 6% 2%
Not Sure 2% 0% 2% 4% 1% 0% 3% 100% 0% 1% 1% 11% 2% 1% 3% 3% 0% 1% 2% 0% 5% 0% 3% 5% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1% 2% 7% 0% 1% 1% 4%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Kean (R) Menendez (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Ever Vote for Candidate--Raise Taxes Yes 43% 31% 51% 44% 32% 43% 54% 0% 31% 58% 34% 33% 45% 40% 57% 43% 42% 42% 31% 44% 40% 44% 41% 50% 33% 41% 22% 54% 57% 43% 50% 49% 41% 34% 39% 40% 29% 37% 55%
No 41% 58% 35% 31% 51% 37% 34% 100% 55% 31% 45% 24% 40% 41% 35% 37% 45% 43% 42% 41% 40% 42% 39% 39% 56% 41% 63% 33% 25% 34% 36% 39% 44% 46% 33% 45% 46% 51% 24%
Not Sure 17% 12% 14% 25% 17% 20% 13% 0% 15% 11% 21% 43% 15% 18% 8% 20% 13% 15% 27% 16% 19% 13% 20% 11% 11% 19% 15% 13% 17% 23% 14% 12% 15% 20% 27% 15% 26% 11% 20%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Kean (R) Menendez (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Ever Vote for Candidate--Change Social Security Yes 46% 63% 39% 40% 58% 42% 40% 0% 65% 38% 20% 31% 45% 47% 40% 56% 57% 40% 27% 53% 30% 61% 35% 33% 37% 42% 57% 44% 53% 72% 43% 51% 53% 33% 42% 43% 42% 52% 43%
No 30% 22% 35% 30% 19% 29% 41% 63% 19% 41% 24% 28% 32% 28% 48% 10% 23% 39% 48% 24% 42% 18% 39% 57% 33% 32% 17% 31% 29% 10% 33% 26% 23% 50% 24% 40% 27% 29% 28%
Not Sure 24% 15% 26% 30% 23% 29% 19% 37% 16% 21% 56% 41% 23% 25% 12% 34% 20% 21% 25% 22% 28% 21% 27% 9% 30% 27% 26% 24% 18% 18% 23% 23% 24% 18% 34% 17% 30% 19% 30%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Kean (R) Menendez (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Bring Troops Home from Iraq Within Year Yes 51% 25% 73% 47% 34% 49% 70% 100% 21% 78% 43% 56% 41% 58% 46% 55% 44% 53% 51% 44% 66% 44% 55% 65% 43% 64% 54% 43% 47% 39% 68% 44% 51% 44% 51% 56% 47% 43% 59%
No 32% 58% 12% 31% 53% 30% 12% 0% 64% 7% 26% 15% 44% 22% 36% 28% 36% 31% 29% 35% 23% 34% 30% 28% 35% 26% 37% 38% 30% 30% 23% 33% 34% 39% 25% 31% 36% 42% 18%
Not Sure 18% 17% 15% 22% 13% 21% 18% 0% 15% 15% 31% 28% 15% 20% 18% 17% 20% 16% 19% 21% 11% 22% 15% 8% 22% 10% 9% 19% 23% 32% 9% 23% 15% 17% 24% 12% 17% 15% 23%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Senate Gender Age Married Children at Home Income Employment Religious Affiliation
All Voters GOP Dem Other Conservative Moderate Liberal Not Sure Kean (R) Menendez (D) Other Not Sure Men Women 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-64 65+ Yes No Yes No Under 20k 20k-40k 40k-60k 60k-75k 75k-100k 100k+ Not Sure Gov't Entrepreneur Pvt Sect Retired Other Evangelical Protestant Catholic Other
Control of Senate Republican 35% 81% 8% 25% 69% 29% 8% 0% 80% 2% 17% 16% 39% 33% 32% 32% 43% 35% 36% 42% 20% 41% 31% 26% 37% 36% 32% 39% 35% 42% 29% 36% 34% 41% 36% 41% 43% 42% 22%
Democrat 51% 9% 87% 48% 20% 53% 83% 100% 7% 94% 44% 52% 44% 57% 56% 56% 38% 54% 51% 45% 67% 48% 54% 62% 50% 55% 43% 48% 58% 45% 61% 56% 50% 48% 46% 40% 40% 45% 68%
Not Sure 13% 10% 6% 27% 11% 18% 9% 0% 13% 4% 39% 32% 17% 10% 12% 12% 18% 12% 12% 13% 14% 10% 16% 11% 13% 9% 25% 13% 7% 12% 11% 8% 16% 12% 19% 19% 16% 13% 11%