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Questions - New Jersey Governor and Senate Election 2013 - June 12-13, 2013

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New Jersey State Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

Conducted June 12-13, 2013

By Rasmussen Reports

 

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?

           

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?

           

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

 

Chris Christie

Barbara Buono

 

*Please note that we split the survey to rotate the order of the candidates, so while half will hear the Republican first, the other half hears the Democrat mentioned first.

 

4* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the news. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression.

 

Chris Christie

Barbara Buono

 

5* Looking ahead, which candidate for governor will be more effective in working with President Obama on issues affecting New Jersey?

 

6* How would you rate the way that government agencies have responded to the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy?

 

7* How would you rate the way that Governor Christie has responded to the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy?

 

8* How significant was the damage in your area as a result of Hurricane Sandy?

 

9* How successful has the recovery process in your area been since Hurricane Sandy?

 

10* How prepared are emergency services this hurricane season?

 

11* Suppose Governor Christie runs for president in 2016 and wins the Republican nomination. If Christie was the Republican presidential candidate, would you vote for him?

 

12* If the 2013 Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Cory Booker, Frank Pallone, Rush Holt or Sheila Oliver?

 

13* In thinking about the special election for U.S. Senate, suppose you had a choice between Republican Steve Lonegan and Democrat Cory Booker.  If the election were held today, would you vote for Republican Steve Lonegan or Democrat Cory Booker?

 

14* What if the Democrats nominate Frank Pallone? If the special election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Steve Lonegan or Democrat Frank Pallone?

 

15* What if the Democrats nominate Rush Holt? If the special election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Steve Lonegan or Democrat Rush Holt?

 

16* What if the Democrats nominate Sheila Oliver? If the special election for U.S. Senate were held today, would you vote for Republican Steve Lonegan or Democrat Sheila Oliver?

 

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence