Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #7113

Geography Surveyed: State of New Jersey
Data Collected: 10/08/2005 - 10/10/2005
Release Date: 10/11/2005 10:10 AM ET
Sponsors: WABC-TV New York, WCAU-TV Philadelphia

Analysis: In an election for Governor of New Jersey today, 10/11/05, 4 weeks to the 11/8/05 election, Democrat Jon Corzine defeats Republican Doug Forrester 49% to 41%, according to a SurveyUSA poll of 537 likely New Jersey voters, conducted for WCAU-TV in Philadelphia and WABC-TV in New York City. 10% are undecided or would vote for someone else. 79% of Democrats vote Corzine. 87% of Republicans vote Forrester. Independents break 5:3 for Corzine. Corzine's support is strongest among younger voters and minorities. Forrester is statistically even among senior citizens and ahead by 3 points among White voters. Corzine is up 35 points among pro-choice voters; Forrester is up 30 points among pro-life voters. Contest is tied in Central NJ; Corzine leads in Northern and Southern New Jersey.

Filtering: 1,400 New Jersey adults were interviewed 10/8/05 - 10/10/05. Of them, 1,161 were registered voters. Of them, 537 were judged to be "likely" voters. Crosstabs reflect "likely" voters.

  Asked of 537 Likely Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.3 percentage points.

New Jersey will elect a Governor on November 8th. If the election for Governor of New Jersey were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Republican Doug Forrester? Democrat Jon Corzine? Or some other candidate?

41% Forrester (R)
49% Corzine (D)
5% Other
5% Undecided

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