Background Memo and Tables
The most recent survey by Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind was conducted by telephone from October 22 through October 28 using a randomly selected statewide sample of 701 likely voters. The sampling error for 701 respondents is +/- 4 percentage points at the 95 percent level of confidence. Survey results are also subject to non-sampling error. This kind of error, which cannot be measured, arises from a number of factors including, but not limited to, non-response (eligible individuals refusing to be interviewed), question wording, the order in which questions are asked, and variations among interviewers. PublicMind interviews are conducted by professionally trained interviewers use a CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing) system. Random selection >is achieved by computerized random-digit dialing. This technique gives every person with a phone number (including those with unlisted numbers) an equal chance of being selected. Results are mathematically weighted to match known demographics.
The questions included in this release are as follows:
Question: On the ballot in November is a question asking voters whether they approve of the state issuing $450 million in bonds to fund stem cell research in the New Jersey. How much have you heard or read about this ballot question…READ?
Question: And do you approve or disapprove of the state issuing $450 million in bonds to fund stem cell research projects in New Jersey?
Question: And thinking about roads and bridges in New Jersey, how much of you heard of proposals to increase tolls on the Turnpike and Parkway to provide new funds to repair New Jersey bridges and roads… READ?