New Jersey: 2 Polls Show Christie Winning, Daggett Support Collapsing

New Jersey Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
October 29, 2009

2009 New Jersey Governor Race
Chris Christie (R) 46%
Jon Corzine (D) 43%
Chris Daggett (I) 8%
Not Sure 3%

Source: Rasmussen Reports

Republican Christopher Christie has a seven point lead, 43%-35%, over Gov. Jon Corzine among likely voters, with 8% for independent Christopher Daggett, according to a poll conducted by Neighborhood Research

Source: Neighborhood Research

New Zealanders Regret Lowering Drinking Age

It has been 10 years since New Zealand’s alcohol purchasing age was lowered from 20 to 18. Overall, do you believe this has had… ?

A positive effect on New Zealand society 5%
A negative effect 74%
No effect at all 17%
Both a positive and negative effect 1%
Don’t know 4%

The Law Commission has recently reviewed New Zealand’s alcohol laws. One of the recommendations they have made is a split purchasing age, where 18 year-olds can buy alcohol in bars and restaurants, but you have to be at least 20 to buy alcohol from liquor outlets and other off-license premises. Do you agree or disagree with this recommendation?

Agree 51%
Disagree 46%
Neither 2%
Don’t know 1%

Source: Research New Zealand
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 500 New Zealand voters, conducted from Sept. 8 to Sept. 10, 2009. Margin of error is 4.5 per cent.

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British & Americans Resist Swine Flu Hype

Swine fluImage via Wikipedia Are you planning on being immunized against the Swine Flu (H1N1)?

Yes 36% 26% 20%
No 39% 51% 50%
Not sure 24% 23% 30%

Source: Angus Reid Strategies
Methodology: Online interviews with 1,002 Canadian adults, 1,006 American adults, and 2,000 British adults, conducted from Oct. 22 to Oct. 26, 2009. Margins of error range from 2.2 per cent to 3.1 per cent. Related articles

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For 1st Time Voters Trust Republicans Over Democrats on all Top 10 Issues!

Hope - ObamaImage by Steve Rhodes via Flickr Surveys of 1,000 Likely Voters
October 14-15 & 18-19, 2009

Issue Democrats Republicans
Health Care 40% 46%
Education 38% 43%
Social Security 37% 45%
Taxes 35% 50%
Economy 35% 49%
Abortion 35% 47%
Immigration 33% 40%
Nat’l Security 31% 54%
Iraq 31% 50%
Gov’t Ethics 29% 33%

Source: Rasmussen Reports

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