May 20, 2009 - Christie Has 23-Point Lead In New Jersey GOP Primary, Quinnipiac University New Jersey Poll Finds; Corzine, With Low Approval, Gains No Ground On Christie

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Two weeks before the primary in the New Jersey Governor's race, former federal prosecutor Christopher Christie leads former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan 56 - 33 percent among likely Republican primary voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

This compares to a 46 - 37 percent Christie lead over Lonegan in an April 22 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University.

Among all registered voters, Gov. Jon Corzine trails Christie 45 - 38 percent, identical to the results of the April 22 survey. In a general election matchup, Lonegan gets 42 percent to Gov. Corzine's 40 percent, compared to a 41 - 41 percent tie April 22.

In the Corzine - Christie matchup, independent voters back the Republican 52 - 25 percent, a 2-1 margin that has been consistent for several months. Republicans also back Christie 84 - 7 percent while Democrats go with Corzine 72 - 13 percent.

Corzine is struggling with a 53 - 38 percent disapproval rating, near his all-time high disapproval of 54 - 37 percent. Voters disapprove 60 - 30 percent of the way he is handling the economy.

"Chris Christie has solidified his Republican support and is well over the 50 percent needed for victory, while Steve Lonegan has not picked up any significant strength in the past month," said Clay F. Richards, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.

"No one knows who will turn out in a New Jersey Republican primary so anything can happen, but all signs point to a Christie victory. Most of Lonegan's strength comes from conservative GOP voters, with Christie scoring heavily among those who say they are moderate and liberal Republicans."

"The good news for Gov. Jon Corzine is that he may have hit bottom and stopped his slide. Once the primary is over, Corzine will put on his million-dollar golden gloves and start to fight," Richards added.

Christie is too liberal, 6 percent of New Jersey voters say, with 15 percent who say he is too conservative and 40 percent who say he is "about right." The "about right" judgment includes 59 percent of Republicans and 44 percent of independent voters.

Lonegan is too liberal, 5 percent say, with 16 percent who say he is too conservative, 29 percent who say "about right" and 50 percent who are undecided.

By a 51 - 37 percent margin, New Jersey voters have an unfavorable opinion of Corzine, compared to 50 - 39 percent April 22. Christie gets a 33 - 11 percent favorability, with 54 percent who haven't heard enough about him to form an opinion, virtually unchanged from April 22.

For Lonegan, 68 percent haven't heard enough to form an opinion.

New Jersey voters say 54 - 33 percent that Corzine does not deserve to be reelected. Independent voters say no to a second term 61 - 25 percent, as do Republicans 87 - 8 percent. Democrats want an encore 58 - 26 percent.

Only 8 percent of Garden State voters say things have gotten better since Corzine became Governor, while 49 percent say they got worse and 39 percent say they've stayed the same.

"Independent voters are the key to this race and by a 2-1 margin they don't like the job Corzine is doing. But all Corzine has to do is win back half the Democrats now voting for Christie and he is back in the race," Richards said.

New Jersey's two U.S. Senators, Frank Lautenberg and Robert Menendez, continue to get lackluster approval ratings, 46 - 37 percent for Lautenberg and 41 - 32 percent for Menendez.

But President Barack Obama gets a 67 - 27 percent approval, his highest so far. The President gets a 93 - 4 nod from Democrats and a 63 - 29 percent OK from independent voters, while Republicans disapprove 60 - 32 percent.

From May 12 - 18, Quinnipiac University surveyed 2,532 New Jersey registered voters with a margin of error of +/- 2 percentage points. The survey includes 543 Republican likely voters, with a margin of error of +/- 4.2 percentage points, and 524 Democratic likely voters, with a margin of error of +/- 4.3 percentage points.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts public opinion surveys in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Florida, Ohio and nationally as a public service and for research. For more data or RSS feed: http://www.quinnipiac.edu/polling.xml, or call (203) 582-5201.

1. (If registered Republican) If the Republican primary for governor were being held today, and the candidates were Christopher Christie, Steve Lonegan and Rick Merkt, for whom would you vote? (If undecided q1) As of today, do you lean more toward Christie, Lonegan or Merkt? This table includes "Leaners".
                     LIKELY REP PRIMARY VOTERS
                     Tot    Men    Wom
 
Christie             56%    54%    57%
Lonegan              33     39     25
Merkt                 2      2      2
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      -      -      -
DK/NA                 9      4     15
 
TREND: (If registered Republican) If the Republican primary for governor were being held today, and the candidates were Christopher Christie, Steve Lonegan, and Rick Merkt, for whom would you vote? (If undecided q1) As of today, do you lean more toward Christie, Lonegan or Merkt? This table includes "Leaners".
                     LIKELY REP PRIMARY VOTERS
                     May 20 Apr 22
                     2009   2009
 
Christie             56     46
Lonegan              33     37
Merkt                 2      2
Brown                na      1
Levine               na      -
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      -
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      -      -
DK/NA                 9     14
 
 
2. (If registered Democrat) If the Democratic primary for governor were being held today, and the candidates were Jon Corzine , Jeff Boss, Carl Bergmanson, and Roger Bacon, for whom would you vote? (If undecided q2) As of today, do you lean more toward Corzine, Boss, Bergmanson, or Bacon? This table includes "Leaners".
                     LIKELY DEM PRIMARY VOTERS
                     Tot    Men    Wom
 
Corzine              65%    71%    60%
Boss                  5      6      4
Bergmanson            4      3      4
Bacon                 5      5      5
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      -      -      -
DK/NA                20     14     26
 
TREND: (If registered Democrat) If the Democratic primary for governor were being held today, and the candidates were Jon Corzine, Jeff Boss, Carl Bergmanson, and Roger Bacon, for whom would you vote? (If undecided q2) As of today, do you lean more toward Corzine, Boss, Bergmanson, or Bacon? This table includes "Leaners".
                     LIKELY DEM PRIMARY VOTERS
                     May 20 Apr 22
                     2009   2009
 
Corzine              65     70
Boss                  5      2
Bergmanson            4      2
Bacon                 5      3
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      -      -
DK/NA                20     21
 
 
3. If the election for Governor were being held today, and the candidates were Jon Corzine the Democrat and Christopher Christie the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Corzine              38%     7%    72%    25%    35%    40%    31%    70%
Christie             45     84     13     52     48     42     54      9
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      1      1      1      2      1      1      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      2      1      4      2      2      2      3
DK/NA                13      6     12     18     12     14     11     18
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Corzine              57%    39%    28%    44%    25%
Christie             24     42     58     40     57
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       1      1      2      2      3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      2      2      2      3
DK/NA                17     15     10     12     12
 
TREND: If the election for Governor were being held today, and the candidates were Jon Corzine the Democrat, and Christopher Christie the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 12  Feb 4   Nov 19  Sep 17  Aug 12
                     2009   2009    2009    2009    2008    2008    2008
 
Corzine              38     38      37      38      42      42      40
Christie             45     45      46      44      36      40      41
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2       1       2       3       1       1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      2      2       2       1       1       1       2
DK/NA                13     14      15      16      18      16      17
 
 
4. If the election for Governor were being held today, and the candidates were Jon Corzine the Democrat and Steve Lonegan the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Corzine              40%     7%    72%    28%    38%    41%    32%    70%
Lonegan              42     84     11     46     46     38     51     10
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      1      2      2      1      2      2      1
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2      1      5      3      3      3      2
DK/NA                14      6     13     19     12     16     12     18
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Corzine              62%    41%    29%    44%    25%
Lonegan              21     39     56     37     54
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       -      2      2      1      2
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      1      3      3      3      4
DK/NA                15     15     10     15     14
 
TREND: If the election for Governor were being held today, and the candidates were Jon Corzine the Democrat and Steve Lonegan the Republican, for whom would you vote?
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 12  Feb 4
                     2009   2009    2009    2009
 
Corzine              40     41      41      42
Lonegan              42     41      37      36
SMONE ELSE(VOL)       2      2       3       3
WLDN'T VOTE(VOL)      3      2       3       1
DK/NA                14     15      16      18
 
 
5. Is your opinion of - Christopher Christie favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Favorable            33%    56%    14%    39%    41%    26%    39%    18%
Unfavorable          11      5     17      9     12     10     11     12
Hvn't hrd enough     54     37     67     50     44     63     49     68
REFUSED               2      1      2      2      3      1      1      2
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Favorable            22%    35%    39%    27%    39%
Unfavorable          13     12      9     10     11
Hvn't hrd enough     62     52     50     60     49
REFUSED               2      2      2      3      2
 
TREND: Is your opinion of - Christopher Christie favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 12  Feb 4   Nov 19  Sep 17  Aug 12
                     2009   2009    2009    2009    2008    2008    2008
 
Favorable            33     31      31      31      22      25      21
Unfavorable          11     11       7       7       6       7       7
Hvn't hrd enough     54     56      61      61      70      67      69
REFUSED               2      1       2       1       2       2       2
 
 
6. Is your opinion of -- Steve Lonegan favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Favorable            19%    40%     6%    20%    26%    14%    24%     5%
Unfavorable          11      8     13     10     12      9     10     10
Hvn't hrd enough     68     51     80     68     60     76     65     83
REFUSED               2      1      1      1      2      1      1      2
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Favorable            11%    20%    24%    16%    25%
Unfavorable          11     13     11      8      8
Hvn't hrd enough     78     66     63     74     65
REFUSED               -      2      2      1      2
 
TREND: Is your opinion of - Steve Lonegan favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 12  Feb 4
                     2009   2009    2009    2009
 
Favorable            19     20      15      15
Unfavorable          11      7       7       6
Hvn't hrd enough     68     72      77      78
REFUSED               2      1       1       1
 
 
7. Is your opinion of - Jon Corzine favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Favorable            37%    11%    62%    29%    35%    38%    32%    59%
Unfavorable          51     81     24     58     55     48     59     23
Hvn't hrd enough      8      5     10      9      7     10      6     13
REFUSED               4      2      4      3      3      4      3      5
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Favorable            57%    39%    26%    41%    25%
Unfavorable          29     47     66     48     65
Hvn't hrd enough     11     11      5      7      7
REFUSED               3      3      4      5      3
 
TREND: Is your opinion of - Jon Corzine favorable, unfavorable or haven't you heard enough about him?
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 12  Feb 4   Nov 19  Sep 17  Aug 12
                     2009   2009    2009    2009    2008    2008    2008
 
Favorable            37     39      38      41      42      42      39
Unfavorable          51     50      50      49      43      46      46
Hvn't hrd enough      8      7       9       7      11       9      10
REFUSED               4      4       4       3       4       3       5
 
 
8. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Jon Corzine is handling his job as Governor?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Approve              38%    14%    63%    29%    36%    40%    33%    61%
Disapprove           53     81     27     61     56     50     60     27
DK/NA                 9      5      9     10      7     10      6     12
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Approve              59%    40%    29%    40%    27%
Disapprove           32     48     65     51     68
DK/NA                 8     12      6      9      6
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Jon Corzine is handling his job as Governor?
                                                            APPROVE.......
                                                            High    Low
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 12  Feb 4   Nov 19  Apr 18  Apr 26
                     2009   2009    2009    2009    2008    2007    2006
 
Approve              38     37      40      41      43      51      35
Disapprove           53     54      50      50      46      36      42
DK/NA                 9      8      10       8      11      13      23
 
 
9. Do you approve or disapprove of the way the state legislature is handling its job?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Approve              28%    14%    45%    20%    25%    31%    25%    44%
Disapprove           55     73     34     65     64     47     61     31
DK/NA                17     13     21     15     11     22     14     25
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Approve              42%    28%    23%    29%    21%
Disapprove           39     52     64     57     62
DK/NA                20     21     13     14     17
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way the state legislature is handling its job?
                                                            APPROVE.......
                                                            High    Low
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 12  Feb 4   Nov 19  Jan 26  Jul 14
                     2009   2009    2009    2009    2008    2005    2006
 
Approve              28     29      30      30      28      44      20
Disapprove           55     57      53      54      51      31      71
DK/NA                17     14      18      16      20      25      10
 
 
10. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Frank Lautenberg is handling his job as United States Senator?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Approve              46%    22%    66%    40%    44%    47%    44%    58%
Disapprove           37     65     11     44     43     31     42     14
DK/NA                18     13     22     15     13     22     13     29
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Approve              54%    47%    37%    48%    41%
Disapprove           24     36     46     32     42
DK/NA                22     16     16     20     16
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Frank Lautenberg is handling his job as United States Senator? (*also 55% on 9/23/1999 & 7/22/1999)
                                                            APPROVE.......
                                                            High    Low
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 12  Feb 4   Nov 19  Jul 27  Feb 20
                     2009   2009    2009    2009    2008    2000*   2008
 
Approve              46     47      47      45      50      55      39
Disapprove           37     38      37      38      36      22      31
DK/NA                18     15      17      16      14      23      29
 
 
11. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Robert Menendez is handling his job as United States Senator?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Approve              41%    18%    60%    36%    40%    42%    37%    49%
Disapprove           32     56     11     38     38     26     37     14
DK/NA                27     26     29     26     22     32     26     37
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Approve              54%    42%    32%    44%    35%
Disapprove           21     33     39     26     37
DK/NA                25     25     30     30     28
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Robert Menendez is handling his job as United States Senator?
                                                            APPROVE.......
                                                            High    Low
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 12  Feb 4   Nov 19  Feb 4   Feb 20
                     2009   2009    2009    2009    2008    2009    2008
 
Approve              41     41      41      42      38      42      30
Disapprove           32     32      33      30      30      30      31
DK/NA                27     26      27      28      32      28      39
 
 
12. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Approve              67%    32%    93%    63%    61%    72%    60%    95%
Disapprove           27     60      4     29     32     23     34      3
DK/NA                 6      8      3      7      7      5      6      2
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Approve              79%    68%    58%    69%    62%
Disapprove           17     26     36     25     31
DK/NA                 4      6      6      6      7
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as President?
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 11  Feb 5
                     2009   2009    2009    2009
 
Approve              67     67      61      65
Disapprove           27     24      28      16
DK/NA                 6      9      11      19
 
 
13. In general, how satisfied are you with the way things are going in New Jersey today? Are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Very satisfied        2%     2%     5%     1%     2%     3%     2%     5%
Smwht satisfied      33     16     52     25     30     36     30     50
Smwht dissatisfied   31     33     26     35     30     32     32     23
Very dissatisfied    32     48     15     39     37     28     35     19
DK/NA                 2      1      2      1      2      2      1      2
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Very satisfied        5%     2%     1%     3%     2%
Smwht satisfied      45     36     26     33     26
Smwht dissatisfied   23     32     36     29     31
Very dissatisfied    25     29     36     33     38
DK/NA                 2      1      2      2      2
 
TREND: In general, how satisfied are you with the way things are going in New Jersey today? Are you very satisfied, somewhat satisfied, somewhat dissatisfied, or very dissatisfied? (*also 71% on 02/12/1999)
                                                            VERY+SMWHT....
                                                            High    Low
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 11  Feb 4   Sep 17  Dec 26  Jun 16
                     2009   2009    2009    2009    2008    2000*   2006
 
Very satisfied        2      2       2       2       3      10       3
Smwht satisfied      33     33      32      29      32      61      27
Smwht dissatisfied   31     29      30      36      36      21      37
Very dissatisfied    32     35      35      32      29       7      32
DK/NA                 2      1       1       1       -       1       1
 
 
14. Looking ahead to the 2009 election for Governor, do you feel that Jon Corzine deserves to be reelected, or do you feel that he does not deserve to be reelected?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Yes/Deserves         33%     8%    58%    25%    33%    33%    28%    55%
No/Does not          54     87     26     61     57     52     62     23
DK/NA                13      5     16     14     10     15     10     21
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Yes/Deserves         51%    34%    26%    36%    20%
No/Does not          34     51     65     51     69
DK/NA                15     14     10     14     12
 
TREND: Looking ahead to the 2009 election for Governor, do you feel that Jon Corzine deserves to be reelected, or do you feel that he does not deserve to be reelected?
                                                            DESERVES......
                                                            High    Low
                     May 20 Mar 12  Feb 4   Nov 19  Sep 17  Dec 11  Feb 20
                     2009   2009    2008    2008    2008    2007    2008
 
Yes                  33     34      33      37      37      44      32
No                   54     53      54      51      50      43      51
DK/NA                13     13      13      12      13      13      17
 
 
15. Since Jon Corzine became Governor in January 2006, do you feel that things in New Jersey have gotten better, gotten worse, or stayed about the same?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Better                8%     2%    15%     6%     7%    10%     5%    22%
Worse                49     69     29     55     53     45     54     26
The same             39     27     51     36     37     41     38     46
DK/NA                 4      2      5      3      2      5      3      5
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Better               16%     8%     5%    11%     4%
Worse                31     47     58     48     58
The same             49     42     35     37     33
DK/NA                 5      3      2      4      5
 
TREND: Since Jon Corzine became Governor in January 2006, do you feel that things in New Jersey have gotten better, gotten worse, or stayed about the same? (*also 8% on March 12, 2009 and April 22, 2009)
                                                            BETTER........
                                                            High    Low
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 12  Feb 4   Nov 19  Feb 28  May 20
                     2009   2009    2009    2009    2008    2007    2009
 
Better                8      8       8       9      10      20       8
Worse                49     50      47      45      44      15      49
The same             39     37      42      43      43      62      39
DK/NA                 4      4       3       3       3       3       4
 
 
16. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Jon Corzine is handling the economy?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Approve              30%    10%    51%    23%    30%    30%    27%    44%
Disapprove           60     82     36     69     63     57     64     39
DK/NA                10      8     14      8      7     13      9     17
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Approve              39%    33%    24%    33%    20%
Disapprove           45     57     69     57     69
DK/NA                16     10      7     10     11
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Jon Corzine is handling the economy?
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 12  Feb 5
                     2009   2009    2009    2009
 
Approve              30     32      31      33
Disapprove           60     58      56      56
DK/NA                10      9      13      11
 
 
17. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the economy?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Approve              61%    28%    90%    56%    59%    64%    55%    92%
Disapprove           31     65      5     35     36     28     38      4
DK/NA                 7      7      5      9      6      9      7      5
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Approve              72%    62%    51%    66%    57%
Disapprove           21     30     41     27     35
DK/NA                 7      8      8      7      7
 
TREND: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling the economy?
                     May 20 Apr 22  Mar 11  Feb 5
                     2009   2009    2009    2009
 
Approve              61     62      57      59
Disapprove           31     29      32      21
DK/NA                 7      9      12      20
 
 
18. Do you think Christopher Christie has enough experience to be governor or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Yes                  44%    67%    26%    48%    52%    36%    49%    26%
No                   19     10     25     20     21     18     19     22
DK/NA                37     23     49     32     27     45     32     53
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Yes                  32%    45%    47%    39%    51%
No                   22     20     18     19     18
DK/NA                46     34     35     42     31
 
 
19. Do you think Steve Lonegan has enough experience to be governor or not?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Yes                  30%    51%    16%    31%    36%    25%    34%    18%
No                   22     16     24     25     25     19     22     18
DK/NA                48     33     60     44     38     56     43     64
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Yes                  26%    29%    31%    28%    35%
No                   21     24     21     21     22
DK/NA                53     47     48     51     43
 
 
20. Do you think Christopher Christie is too liberal, too conservative, or about right?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Liberal               6%     9%     3%     7%     8%     4%     6%     7%
Conservative         15      5     20     15     17     13     14     13
About right          40     59     25     44     46     35     44     28
DK/NA                39     26     52     34     30     47     35     52
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Liberal               5%     6%     5%     7%     8%
Conservative         16     15     15     15     13
About right          33     39     47     35     44
DK/NA                46     39     33     43     35
 
 
21. Do you think Steve Lonegan is too liberal, too conservative, or about right?
                     Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Men    Wom    Wht    Blk
 
Liberal               5%     7%     2%     7%     5%     5%     6%     4%
Conservative         16     11     18     18     20     13     16     15
About right          29     45     18     29     33     25     31     18
DK/NA                50     36     61     47     42     57     47     63
 
                                          Philly
                     Urban  SbUrbn ExUrbn land   Shore
 
Liberal               4%     6%     5%     4%     6%
Conservative         17     18     18     13     14
About right          26     27     30     28     32
DK/NA                53     49     47     56     48