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New Jersey Survey of 500 Likely Voters                                                                          
Conducted October 29, 2006 by Rasmussen Reports                                                                      
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Governor Gender Age Married Children at Home   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
Followed NJ Supreme Court Ruling Very Closely 40% 51% 39% 31% 43% 36% 48% 15% 43% 41% 22% 29% 46% 36% 24% 38% 50% 42% 47% 41% 40% 38% 42% 36% 43% 46% 43% 47% 33% 38% 37% 40% 37% 48% 47% 73% 34% 35% 41%
Somewhat Closely 38% 28% 41% 44% 38% 39% 40% 28% 35% 45% 18% 36% 35% 41% 42% 34% 33% 45% 33% 36% 43% 34% 41% 35% 31% 40% 47% 31% 48% 23% 35% 35% 44% 34% 35% 17% 51% 36% 40%
Not Very Closely 14% 13% 14% 16% 10% 21% 6% 32% 13% 9% 53% 35% 12% 16% 9% 22% 12% 12% 14% 16% 11% 22% 10% 8% 12% 13% 4% 18% 17% 38% 21% 19% 11% 14% 10% 2% 13% 17% 16%
Not at All Closely 4% 4% 5% 3% 1% 4% 6% 25% 3% 5% 7% 0% 2% 5% 6% 6% 4% 0% 5% 4% 4% 3% 4% 11% 3% 0% 7% 4% 1% 1% 7% 1% 4% 3% 7% 7% 1% 5% 3%
Not Sure 3% 4% 0% 7% 9% 0% 0% 0% 6% 0% 0% 0% 4% 2% 19% 0% 0% 0% 1% 3% 3% 3% 3% 11% 12% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 6% 5% 1% 0% 0% 1% 7% 0%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Governor Gender Age Married Children at Home   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
Marriage Man and Woman 58% 77% 46% 55% 80% 57% 28% 50% 80% 33% 80% 50% 66% 51% 35% 57% 59% 62% 72% 61% 51% 51% 62% 40% 69% 60% 51% 63% 59% 41% 63% 48% 54% 65% 67% 72% 57% 65% 44%
Any Two People 35% 19% 47% 34% 16% 33% 67% 24% 17% 57% 17% 29% 26% 43% 62% 33% 33% 30% 23% 30% 45% 40% 32% 56% 28% 35% 41% 31% 30% 43% 34% 44% 37% 27% 30% 28% 34% 29% 46%
Not Sure 7% 4% 7% 11% 4% 10% 5% 26% 3% 10% 4% 21% 8% 6% 3% 10% 8% 7% 5% 9% 4% 9% 6% 4% 3% 5% 7% 7% 11% 16% 3% 8% 9% 8% 3% 0% 9% 6% 10%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Governor Gender Age Married Children at Home   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
Importance of Same-Sex Marriage Issue Very Important 25% 37% 19% 21% 42% 14% 18% 29% 34% 15% 25% 37% 23% 26% 31% 22% 23% 21% 34% 22% 31% 26% 24% 36% 26% 32% 14% 33% 13% 20% 27% 20% 21% 30% 38% 53% 18% 21% 25%
Somewhat Important 28% 22% 38% 19% 25% 31% 29% 15% 24% 32% 48% 6% 24% 32% 31% 37% 17% 28% 23% 27% 30% 32% 26% 28% 22% 22% 29% 37% 32% 13% 40% 25% 28% 24% 20% 13% 36% 31% 24%
Not Very Important 29% 27% 25% 37% 21% 36% 30% 17% 29% 32% 12% 22% 33% 25% 33% 17% 32% 36% 27% 29% 29% 24% 32% 15% 42% 36% 34% 15% 30% 41% 15% 34% 33% 29% 26% 20% 28% 31% 29%
Not at All Important 17% 14% 17% 22% 11% 18% 22% 39% 13% 21% 13% 33% 20% 15% 5% 24% 26% 14% 15% 21% 10% 17% 17% 21% 7% 8% 23% 15% 25% 24% 18% 19% 17% 17% 15% 13% 17% 15% 22%
Not Sure 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 3% 0% 2% 0% 0% 2% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 2% 2% 0% 1% 0% 3% 0% 2% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Governor Gender Age Married Children at Home   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
Importance of Government Corruption/Ethics Very Important 78% 79% 73% 82% 81% 81% 67% 87% 84% 70% 77% 87% 75% 80% 73% 78% 80% 76% 83% 79% 75% 81% 76% 66% 83% 87% 68% 71% 80% 79% 69% 74% 81% 82% 77% 69% 75% 82% 75%
Somewhat Important 18% 19% 20% 14% 18% 13% 26% 11% 13% 23% 23% 12% 19% 17% 18% 16% 18% 20% 15% 17% 20% 15% 20% 13% 12% 10% 31% 26% 18% 21% 17% 22% 16% 16% 23% 26% 18% 12% 23%
Not Very Important 2% 2% 2% 3% 1% 3% 2% 0% 2% 2% 0% 0% 4% 1% 3% 1% 1% 4% 0% 1% 4% 2% 2% 1% 5% 1% 0% 3% 2% 0% 1% 4% 3% 1% 0% 4% 1% 3% 1%
Not at All Important 1% 0% 3% 0% 0% 2% 0% 2% 0% 2% 0% 2% 2% 0% 6% 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0% 2% 0% 9% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 5% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 6% 0% 0%
Not Sure 1% 0% 3% 1% 0% 0% 5% 0% 0% 3% 0% 0% 1% 2% 0% 4% 1% 0% 1% 2% 1% 0% 2% 11% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 8% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 3% 0%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Governor Gender Age Married Children at Home   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
New Jersey More Corrupt than Most 53% 73% 35% 59% 65% 52% 40% 37% 74% 32% 45% 50% 62% 45% 41% 72% 55% 44% 48% 56% 47% 50% 54% 23% 48% 49% 57% 53% 63% 67% 50% 47% 63% 51% 32% 51% 51% 53% 54%
Less Corrupt than Most 6% 5% 8% 4% 10% 2% 5% 13% 3% 9% 0% 13% 3% 8% 18% 1% 4% 3% 11% 3% 11% 9% 4% 26% 4% 4% 5% 4% 1% 6% 0% 14% 3% 7% 11% 7% 2% 9% 4%
About the Same 39% 22% 54% 34% 24% 42% 52% 48% 22% 55% 55% 36% 31% 46% 41% 27% 40% 48% 37% 38% 40% 40% 38% 50% 46% 44% 34% 35% 35% 25% 48% 38% 30% 38% 57% 42% 43% 35% 40%
Not Sure 2% 1% 4% 2% 1% 4% 3% 2% 1% 4% 0% 2% 4% 1% 0% 0% 1% 6% 5% 3% 2% 0% 4% 1% 1% 3% 4% 7% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3% 4% 0% 0% 3% 3% 2%
                                                                                 
  Total Party Ideology Governor Gender Age Married Children at Home   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
Winning War on Terror U.S. and Allies 38% 65% 16% 41% 65% 30% 13% 25% 68% 9% 30% 22% 52% 26% 37% 44% 38% 31% 42% 40% 33% 32% 41% 21% 44% 39% 34% 37% 44% 14% 30% 35% 43% 39% 33% 56% 41% 41% 25%
Terrorists 31% 17% 43% 26% 17% 31% 51% 18% 13% 51% 16% 22% 26% 35% 29% 21% 35% 37% 31% 28% 36% 30% 31% 36% 28% 25% 41% 30% 28% 36% 27% 34% 32% 29% 30% 27% 30% 23% 43%
Neither 27% 16% 35% 27% 17% 34% 28% 49% 16% 34% 54% 48% 19% 34% 30% 32% 25% 25% 22% 28% 26% 34% 23% 41% 20% 29% 21% 30% 23% 45% 39% 28% 22% 26% 27% 16% 21% 32% 28%
Not Sure 4% 1% 6% 5% 1% 5% 8% 8% 3% 6% 0% 9% 3% 5% 3% 3% 2% 6% 6% 4% 5% 3% 5% 2% 7% 6% 4% 2% 4% 5% 4% 3% 3% 6% 10% 1% 8% 4% 4%