Articles Posted in the " Poll " Category

  • Christie squeezed by Trump, Kasich heading into debate #1

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The good news for Governor Chris Christie, Save Jerseyans? He’s looking solid for participation in Thursday’s prime time GOP debate, sitting in the 10-slot on RCP but coming in at #7 in Patrick Murray’s latest Monmouth University Poll (exhibit right). The bad news? Or at least less-good news? […]


  • POLL: Christie leads New Hampshire’s face time contest

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog He’s languishing at 8th place in Patrick Murray’s latest Monmouth University poll, Save Jerseyans, but it’s not for lack of effort. He’s making good on his promise to spend more time in the Granite State than any other candidate according to the polled percentage of residents who reported having […]


  • Some Perspective On Trump’s Surge

    Donald Trump is Howard Beale with groomed hair, clean clothes and his own Boeing 757 By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com Donald Trump has the media and political elite on both sides of the aisle in a tissy because he is leading the GOP field for the 2016 presidential nomination after committing two “unforgivable” sins against […]


  • Pope’s favorables dip; now lags behind John Paul

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Has Pope Francis peaked? The latest Gallup Poll would suggest that he has — at least in the US, anyway. Here’s the deal: The Pope hit a high favorable rating of 76% among Americans at the beginning of last year. But it’s been pretty much downhill ever since. Now the […]


  • New Poll: Christie at 1% in Iowa

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I don’t think this result surprises anyone, Save Jerseyans, but Chris Christie is sitting at the bottom of the 2016 GOP heap in Iowa according to a new Monmouth University Polling Institute survey ahead of a Friday visit to Davenport.  1% of polled prospective caucus goers are […]


  • Rooney’s 2016 Race Rankings – 7/15/15

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog For most of Republican history, Save Jerseyans, we picked our candidates in smokey back rooms. That system had its merits. Then we moved away from the convention system towards the “primary” system in the latter part of the 20th century. Still, what you ended up having was an […]



  • POLL: Well, it’s official, so does he have your support?

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We asked you this question before, Save Jerseyans, but now that things are official official, I figured it was worth one more ask… Are you supporting Chris Christie in the 2016 Republican presidential primary? Allow me to clarify the question… I’m NOT asking if you’d support him […]



  • Murray: No GOP front runner (or top tier) as Jeb launches

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Jeb Bush is officially in (as of 3:00 p.m. EST Monday), Save Jerseyans, but for all of his name recognition and financial prowess, 2016 continues to be a unique cycle insofar as there’s not just no front runner for the Republican nomination, but there isn’t even a […]



  • POLL: Menendez likely guilty but also a political target

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog He’s probably criminally guilty AND a political target. That’s the opinion of a slim majority of New Jerseyans where Bob Menendez is concerned per the latest Monmouth University Polling Institute survey, Save Jerseyans.  60% of those New Jerseyans aware of the Menendez indictment (under 80%, which is […]


  • Why UKIP’s fate matters to everyone

    By Matthew Gilson | The Save Jersey Blog Our friends across the pond head to the polls on Thursday for a historic, close election, Save Jerseyans. The blow-by-blow history of the UK Independent Party (or “UKIP”), one of the participating parties in this parliamentary battle, is a strange one and really not worth the long […]