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Toplines - New Jersey Senate Election - August 4, 2008

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New Jersey Telephone Survey of 500 Likely Voters
Conducted
August 4, 2008
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How do you rate the way that Jon Corzine is performing his role as Governor? Excellent, good, fair, or poor?

9% Excellent

18% Good

38% Fair

34% Poor

1% Not sure

2* 2008 Senate Election

With Leaners

Without Leaners

Lautenberg

51%

53%

Zimmer

33%

38%

Other

5%

4%

Not sure

11%

6%

3* Favorables for Senate Candidates

Lautenberg

Zimmer

Very Favorable

16%

7%

Somewhat Favorable

32%

30%

Somewhat Unfavorable

20%

32%

Very Unfavorable

25%

9%

Not sure

8%

22%

4* I’m now going to read you a series of measure that could be taken to reduce New Jersey’s budget deficit. For each please tell me whether you would support or oppose the measure.

First….reduce state services

35% Support

40% Oppose

25% Not sure

5* Next…lay off state workers

33% Support

47% Oppose

19% Not sure

6* Okay…raise turnpike tolls

31% Support

61% Oppose

8% Not sure

7* last one…raise taxes

9% Support

84% Oppose

7% Not sure

33* Do you support or oppose offshore oil drilling off the coast of New Jersey?

57% Support

30% Oppose

12% Not sure

8* Who is the King of Rock and Roll in the state of New Jersey….Bruce Springsteen or Jon Bon Jovi?

59% Springsteen

27% Bon Jovi

14% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence