New Jersey Senate Special Election Poll
October 2013


Newark Mayor Cory Booker appears headed for a sizable victory tomorrow in New Jersey’s Special Election to fill the Senate seat of the late Frank Lautenberg.  Booker’s impending victory is fueled by leads of 20% or more among Moderate voters and voters in the New York and Philadelphia media markets.  Booker’s net +12% image with voters is stellar, though his wide lead is largely a function of voters’ negative perception of Republican Steve Lonegan (net -7% image).

Booker vs. Lonegan

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

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Government Shutdown

Who do you blame most for the shutdown of the federal government: Republicans in Congress, President Obama and Senate Democrats, or both equally?

Economic Impact of Default

If leaders in Washington fail to increase the government’s debt limit, what impact do you believe this will have on our economy?

Bench Eli?

After an 0-6 start to their football season, do you believe the New York Giants should bench quarterback Eli Manning and play someone different

The sample size for the survey is 778 likely voters and the margin of error is +/-3.49%.  The Interactive Voice Response (IVR) automated telephone survey was conducted October 13-14, 2013 by Harper Polling on behalf of Conservative Intel.  The total percentages for responses may not equal 100% due to rounding.

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