Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #7299
Analysis: In an election for Governor of New Jersey today, 10/25/05, 2 weeks to the 11/8/05 election, Democrat Jon Corzine defeats Republican Doug Forrester 50% to 41%, according to a SurveyUSA poll of 525 likely New Jersey voters, conducted for WCAU-TV in Philadelphia and WABC-TV in New York City. Since an identical SurveyUSA tracking poll 2 weeks ago, Corzine has gained 1 point, Forrester is unchanged. Corzine leads by 20 points among women, but trails by 2 points among men. Democrats vote Corzine 9:1. Republicans back Forrester 8:1. Independents break 3:2 for Corzine. Corzine leads by 37 points among voters under age 35, and by 75 points among African-Americans. Forrester is ahead by 3 points among White voters. Corzine is up 34 points among pro-choice voters; Forrester is up 43 points among pro-life voters.
Filtering: 1,400 New Jersey adults were interviewed 10/22/05 - 10/24/05. Of them, 1,200 were registered voters. Of them, 525 were judged to be "likely" voters. Crosstabs reflect "likely" voters.
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 John Corzine? Or some other candidate?
525 Likely VotersAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyEducationAbortionRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 4.4 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalGrad SchCollege Some ColNo CollePro-lifePro-choiNot SureNorthernCentral Southern
Forrester (R)41%46%35%26%44%42%42%47%10%29%**83%9%36%77%34%11%42%43%40%37%68%29%**36%44%43%
Corzine (D)50%44%55%63%47%48%48%44%85%44%**10%82%51%16%58%73%52%47%50%51%25%63%**52%50%47%
Composition of Likely Voters100%49%51%14%33%29%23%76%13%8%3%32%38%29%27%51%20%26%29%24%22%32%64%4%37%31%32%
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.