Tables

Question: The rock singer from New Jersey, Bruce Springsteen has endorsed john Kerry for President. Does that make you more or less likely to vote for John Kerry?

 

All

Party

Dem

Ind

Rep

More

† 7%

10

† 5

† 2

Less

22%

10

12

45

No difference (vol.)

70%

79

82

52

Donít know/ref. (vol.)

† 1%

† 2†

† 1

† 1


Question: †Have you heard of [rotate list]? If you haven't just tell me. [If yes, ask:] Do you have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of Ö? Would that be very or somewhat?

[ROTATE]

Havenít heard of

Heard of

Very
Favor-
able

Some-
what
Favor-
able

Some-
what
Unfavor-
able

Very
Unfavor-
able

Not Sure

Jim McGreevey

†† 0%

100%

17

20

19

32

11

Richard Codey

59%

42%

†6

17

† 6

† 4

66

Joe Piscopo

25%

75%

†6

24

11

† 5

52


Question: Joe Piscopo is a comedian who used to star on Saturday Night Live and is talking about running for governor of New Jersey as a Democrat. Do you think you would consider voting for Joe Piscopo or not?

 

All

Party

Age

Dem

Ind

Rep

18-24

25-34

35-54

55-64

65+

Yes

16%

20

16

13

33

25

22

† 9

†6

No

54%

45

50

65

48

49

49

53

63

Not Sure

30%

36

33

22

19

26

29

38

32



Question: Now going back to the Presidential election, just for fun, if the TV character Tony Soprano from the TV show, The Sopranos, were going to vote for President, who do you think heíd vote for, Ö or Ö?

[ROTATE]

All

Party

Most important quality in a president

 

Dem

Ind

Rep

Being a strong leader

Understanding the concerns of the average person

Honest and trustworthy

George Bush

37%

34

34

42

44

33

33

John Kerry

26%

35

16

21

24

37

26

Donít know (vol)

23%

23

25

20

22

22

25

Never saw the show (vol)

10%

†7

17

12

† 8

† 6

12

Never heard of Tony Soprano (vol)

2%

† --

††5

†2

†† 1

--

† 3

Refused (vol)

2%

† 1

† 3

†2

†† 1

†† 2

†† 1

 

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see also:

Survey Analysis
Salmore's Analysis
Thigpen's Analysis
Survey Details

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