Polls

Kean University Survey of 1000 Likely Voters Conducted October 28, 2013
  1. How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

    33% Strongly approve
    23% Somewhat approve
    7% Somewhat disapprove
    35% Strongly disapprove
    1% Not sure

  2. How would you rate the job Chris Christie has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

    30% Strongly approve
    35% Somewhat approve
    18% Somewhat disapprove
    15% Strongly disapprove
    2% Not sure

  3. If the election for governor of New Jersey were held today, would you vote for Republican Chris Christie or Democrat Barbara Buono?

    54% Chris Christie
    36% Barbara Buono
    3% Some other candidate
    7% Not sure

Conducted September 19, 2013 By Pulse Opinion Research
  1. If the election for governor of New Jersey were held today, would you vote for Republican Chris Christie or Democrat Barbara Buono?

    52% Chris Christie
    34% Barbara Buono
    6% Some other candidate
    8% Not sure

  2. If the special election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Steve Lonegan or Democrat Cory Booker?

    33% Steve Lonegan
    52% Corey Booker
    4% Some other candidate
    10% Not sure

  3. In thinking about the 2016 presidential election, suppose you had a choice between Republican Chris Christie and Democrat Hillary Clinton. If the election were held today would you vote for Republican Chris Christie or Democrat Hillary Clinton?

    43% Chris Christie
    48% Hillary Clinton
    5% Some other candidate
    4% Not sure

On June 18, 2013 Pulse Opinion Research conducted a survey of 1000 likely voters in New Jersey. Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.
  1. How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President…

    32% Strongly approve
    27% Somewhat approve
    7% Somewhat disapprove
    33% Strongly disapprove
    1% Not sure

  2. How would you rate the job Chris Christie has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

    37% Strongly approve
    33% Somewhat approve
    17% Somewhat disapprove
    12% Strongly disapprove
    1% Not sure

  3. (Answered by 366 Democratic Voters) Looking ahead to the Democratic Primary for the United States senate in 2016, suppose you had a a choice between Cory Booker, Frank Pallone, Jr., Rush Holt, and Sheila Oliver. If the Democratic Primary were held today for whom would you vote?

    49% Booker
    6% Pallone, Jr.
    9% Holt
    9% Oliver
    5% Some other candidate
    22% Not sure

The poll surveyed 1,000 likely voters in New Jersey, and was conducted April 25 and 29.
  1. How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President?

    33% Strongly approve
    25% Somewhat approve
    10% Somewhat disapprove
    31% Strongly disapprove
    2% Not sure

  2. How would you rate the job Chris Christie has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

    34% Strongly approve
    37% Somewhat approve
    15% Somewhat disapprove
    13% Strongly disapprove
    1% Not sure

  3. (Answered by 420 Democratic Voters) Looking ahead to the presidential campaign of 2016, given the choice of Hillary Clinton, Andrew Cuomo, Joe Biden, or Martin O’Malley, who would be your choice for the Democratic nomination?

    67% Hillary Clinton
    8% Andrew Cuomo
    13% Joe Biden
    2% Martin O’Malley
    4% Some other candidate
    6% Not sure

On January 6, 2013 Pulse Opinion Research conducted a survey of 1,000 likely voters in New Jersey.
  1. How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President? Do you strongly
    approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove?

    40% Strongly approve
    26% Somewhat approve
    8% Somewhat disapprove
    25% Strongly disapprove
    2% Not sure

  2. How would you rate the job Chris Christie has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

    40% Strongly approve
    38% Somewhat approve
    11% Somewhat disapprove
    9% Strongly disapprove
    1% Not sure

  3. In thinking about the 2013 election for Governor of New Jersey suppose you had a choice between Republican Chris Christie and Democrat Richard Codey. If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Chris Christie or Democrat Richard Codey?

    53% Christie
    28% Codey
    5% Some other candidate
    14% Not sure

New Jersey Survey of 1000 Republican Likely Voters Conducted November 13-14, 2012 By Pulse Opinion Research
  1. How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

    8% Strongly approve
    7% Somewhat approve
    11% Somewhat disapprove
    71% Strongly disapprove
    2% Not sure

  2. How would you rate the job Chris Christie has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

    64% Strongly approve
    26% Somewhat approve
    5% Somewhat disapprove
    4% Strongly disapprove
    1% Not sure

  3. How surprised were you that Mitt Romney lost the presidential election?

    43% Very surprised
    28% Somewhat surprised
    22% Not very surprised
    6% Not at all surprised
    1% Not sure

Kean University Survey of 1000 Adults in New Jersey Conducted October 17, 2012
  1. How closely have you been following the ongoing presidential campaign -- very closely, somewhat closely, not very closely or not at all?

    70% Very closely
    24% Somewhat closely
    4% Not very closely
    1% Not at all
    1% Not sure

  2. How likely are you to vote in this November’s Presidential Election – very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely or not at all likely?

    94% Very likely
    4% Somewhat likely
    1% Not very likely
    1% Not at all likely
    0% Not sure

  3. What is your main source of political news -- print newspapers, radio and television, internet sources, or you don’t follow political news?

    15% Print newspapers
    63% Radio and television
    20% Internet sources
    1% Don’t follow political news
    1% Not sure

On March 7-10, 2012 Pulse Opinion Research conducted a survey of 1,000 adult women in New Jersey.
  1. Is the condition of the U.S. economy better, worse, or about the same as it was four years ago?

    32% Better
    43% Worse
    22% About the same
    3% Not sure

  2. How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as President… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

    38% Strongly approve
    21% Somewhat approve
    9% Somewhat disapprove
    31% Strongly disapprove
    1% Not sure

  3. How would you rate the job Chris Christie has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

    27% Strongly approve
    30% Somewhat approve
    19% Somewhat disapprove
    21% Strongly disapprove
    1% Not sure

On August 30, 2011 Pulse Opinion Research conducted a survey of 1,000 likely voters in New Jersey.
  1. How would you rate the job Barack Obama 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
    26% Somewhat approve
    12% Somewhat disapprove
    32% Strongly disapprove
    3% Not sure

  2. How would you rate the job Chris Christie has been doing as Governor… do you strongly approve, somewhat approve, somewhat disapprove, or strongly disapprove of the job he’s been doing?

    30% Strongly approve
    24% Somewhat approve
    20% Somewhat disapprove
    24% Strongly disapprove
    2% Not sure

  3. Does New Jersey spend too much money on K-12 public education, too little money on K-12 public education or do they spend about the right amount?

    27% New Jersey spends too much money on K-12 public education
    39% Too little money
    27% They spend about the right amount
    7% Not sure

On November 17-20, 2011 Pulse Opinion Research conducted a survey of 1,000 Employed Adults aged 47-65 years (Baby Boomers) in New Jersey.
  1. How worried are you about the possibility of losing your job?

    21% Very worried
    32% Somewhat worried
    30% Not very worried
    15% Not at all worried
    2% Not sure

  2. How worried are you about your ability to be competitive in the job market should you lose your job?

    34% Very worried
    32% Somewhat worried
    22% Not very worried
    11% Not at all worried
    1% Not sure

  3. How worried are you about the future of Social Security?

    54% Very worried
    31% Somewhat worried
    11% Not very worried
    3% Not at all worried
    1% Not sure

On May 20, 2012 Pulse Opinion Research conducted a survey of 1,000 adults in New Jersey.
  1. Are you very concerned, somewhat concerned, not very concerned or not at all concerned about the possible effects of global warming and climate change?

    38% Very concerned

    33% Somewhat concerned
    14% Not very concerned
    15% Not at all concerned
    1% Not sure

  2. Do you strongly agree, somewhat agree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree that human activities have led to climate change and other environmental problems?

    44% Strongly agree
    25% Somewhat agree
    11% Somewhat disagree
    17% Strongly disagree
    3% Not sure

  3. What precautions have you taken in the event of unusual weather this summer -- stockpiled necessities, created an evacuation plan, made improvements to your home, or you have not taken any precautions?

    15% You have stockpiled necessities
    4% Created an evacuation plan
    24% You made improvements to your home
    54% You haven’t taken any precautions
    3% Not sure