2004 Survey Index

In 2004, a contentious presidential election dominated the PublicMind radar screen.

2003 Survey Index

In 2003, we tracked consumer issues and details of congressional elections.

2002 Survey Index

In 2002, ethics and budget issues dominated our New Jersey research scene.

2001 Survey Index

In the inaugural year of PublicMind polling, we published results on the dimensions and causes of McGreevey's gubernatorial victory, on energy and other public policy issues, and on the Sopranos!


Index to Surveys in
2005 Calendar Year

See also Results of Recent (2007) Research, Results of Previous (2006) Research, Results of Previous (2004) Research, Results of Previous (2003) Research, Results of Previous (2002) Research and Results of Previous (2001) Research

November 29, 2005 Garden Staters Suffer from Donor Fatigue
When asked to recall the natural disasters of the past year, New Jerseyans are far more . . . [more]

November 22, 2005 Codey a Tough Act
Even after growing public discussion of the question of whom to appoint to succeed Corzine . . . [more]

November 21, 2005 The Well-Kept Secret of Clean Elections (Joint release by FDU PublicMind and Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling at Rutgers University)
. . .a majority of voters say they are very concerned that people who give money to campaigns also influence . . . [more]

November 16, 2005 Jersey voter turnout high at farmers’ markets
A majority (55%) of likely voters say that the state should be required to prove . . . [more]

November 6, 2005 Decidedly Hard to Decide
PublicMind cannot say that undecided voters are breaking decisively for . . . [more]

November 4, 2005 Race within the Race
Favorable ratings of both candidates continue to decline slowly. The percentage of voters who . . . [more]

November 1, 2005 Keep the Champagne Corked
Male voters continue to favor Forrester (48-39%), but by a slightly . . . [more]

October 31, 2005 The Better Contest
Likely voters who are still undecided as to which candidate for New Jersey Governor to vote for are about . . . [more]

October 28, 2005 Campaign Stalemate
Despite leading 34%-23% in early October on the question of who is better able to do something about . . . [more]

October 17, 2005 Driving and Talking? Go get ’em!
. . . about the same percentage who say they rarely or never do it themselves -- approve of the . . . [more]

October 14, 2005 Likely Voters Attentive to Eminent Domain
Of the four scenarios tested, the only use of eminent domain a majority (54%) of likely voters accepts is . . . [more]

October 13, 2005 Do Race and Gender on the Court Matter?
Men and women, Republicans and Democrats, white voters and non-white voters have different opinions on . . . [more]

October 11, 2005 Corzine Maintains but Forrester Gains
Forrester has pulled ahead of Corzine on the question of who can better deal with the problem of . . . [more]

October 10, 2005 Likely Voters Following Race for Governor More Closely Than Baseball Races!
The Garden State's likely voters also say that which candidate for governor is elected makes . . . [more]

September 30, 2005 Update on the Shadow Race
Even among Democratic voters the big winner with 37% is . . . [more]

September 29, 2005 Garden State Voters Worry
Two-thirds (66%) of likely voters say the country is on the . . . [more]

September 27, 2005 No Traction for Challengers
Asked which candidate has the background and experience to be a good governor, less than half . . . [more]

July 25, 2005 The Other Statewide Race (for New Jersey’s Senate Seat)
When likely voters are asked who they would prefer be appointed to that seat, 39% respond they . . . [more]

July 22, 2005 And now for the Issues...
Corzine racks up a lead of 56% to 24% among those who describe themselves as . . . [more]

July 21, 2005 Corzine Leads; Codey Wins
When those who are unsure are pushed to make a choice between these two candidates, three out of five . . . [more]

July 20, 2005 Bush Withering in Garden State
A large majority (63%) of women say going into Iraq was a mistake but men . . . [more]

April 18, 2005 Secret Convention
Voters who have heard more about the convention notion are also more likely to say that it’s . . . [more]

April 15, 2005 Rational Voters
A large majority of Democrats (76%) say it’s a good idea to increase the . . . [more]

April 14, 2005 INVISIBLE MEN: The Sequel
Another five declared candidates for the Republican nomination have name recognition ranging from just . . . [more]

April 13, 2005 The Honeymoon is Over
Still, the Governor’s favorable-to-unfavorable ratio (2:1) continues to outpace that of . . . [more]

April 12, 2005 Elections in Iraq Don’t Help President in Garden State
A majority of 59% rate his performance as “only . . . [more]

February 3, 2005 2005 Report on Consumer Intentions
. . . respondents who identify themselves as Republicans are more likely than other partisans to be . . . [more]

January 27, 2005 Kean was Best Governor, but Worst is Up for Grabs
McGreevey and Whitman maintained that tie among both men and women. The difference was in . . . [more]

January 14, 2005 New Jersey is Not Clued into Constitutional Convention
Self-described liberals are only a little more likely than others to say . . . [more]

January 13, 2005 Invisible Men
Doug Forrester and Bret Schundler, who have both run and lost for statewide office before, are . . . [more]

January 12, 2005 President will not Honeymoon in Garden State
Even in the nine counties Bush won in November, voters are split 50-50 . . . [more]

January 10, 2005 “Richard Who?” Weighs in as Underdog
48% of those who report they have heard of the Acting Governor say they have . . . [more]


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