Tag: Patrick Murray

Record Low Voter Turnout Predicted Tuesday

By John Burton, Muriel Smith and Danielle Schipani It’s an Election Day that doesn’t seem to be registering on New Jersey voters’ radar despite national polls reflecting dissatisfaction with the status...

October 29, 2015 | comments

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The Spice & Tea Exchange® Comes to Red Bank   RED BANK – The Spice & Tea Exchange® will be opening, Friday, Dec. 13, at 12 Monmouth St. The Spice &...

December 13, 2013 | comments

Why Gov. Christie Called a Special Election for U.S. Senate Seat

By Patrick Murray For all of you who were bored with the governor’s race, I have solved your problems. – Gov. Chris Christie   New Jersey’s U.S. Senate campaign is...

June 7, 2013 | comments

How Winning Big Could Hurt Chris Christie

By Patrick Murray A big win in No­vem­ber is exactly what Chris Christie wants, right? It will increase his leverage with the legislature and bolster his 2016 selling point as...

March 15, 2013 | comments

A Re-election Strategy Democrats Will Have a Hard Time Countering

By Patrick Murray Gov. Christie’s speech on Tuesday, Jan. 8, was one of the most unique State of the State addresses on record. In a year when he is up...

January 18, 2013 | comments

Hurricane Sandy and the Election in New Jersey

By Patrick Murray An unknown number of provisional ballots re­main to be counted in New Jersey, but a few threads are emerging on the presidential election. Turnout in the Garden...

November 16, 2012 | comments

What Gov. Christie Really Said at RNC Convention in Tampa

By Patrick Murray The reaction to Chris Christie’s speech at the Republican National Convention in a nutshell? Hard core Republicans are disappointed he didn’t call Barack Obama an “idiot” and hard-core...

September 7, 2012 | comments

Choice of Ryan as Romney Running Mate a ‘Net Negative’

By Patrick Murray Looking at it from a number of ways, it’s difficult to see how the selection of Paul Ryan as vice presidential nominee makes Mitt Romney’s path to...

August 17, 2012 | comments

Garden State Quality of Life Jumps

By Patrick Murray 7-in-10 residents say New Jersey is good place to live In its regular tracking of New Jerseyans’ satisfaction with life in their state, the Monmouth University Poll...

May 18, 2012 | comments

Has New Jersey’s Gender Gap Really Closed?

By Patrick Murray An article in the Star Ledger reports on a poll that gives President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie the same job approval rating among New Jersey...

March 23, 2012 | comments

Public Opinion on Christie: Too Concerned With Political Future?

Public Opinion on Christie: Too Concerned With Political Future? By Patrick Murray Monmouth University Polling Institute GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE’S public job approval rating remains above 50 percent, but many New...

February 10, 2012 | comments

Romney To Go Three for Three in South Carolina Primary

By Patrick Murray The Monmouth University Polling Institute FRESH OFF VICTORIES in Iowa and New Hampshire, Mitt Romney has a clear lead in South Carolina’s upcoming primary according to the...

January 20, 2012 | comments

New Hampshire Vote Reveals Romney Challenges

By Patrick Murray Monmouth University Polling Institute [Acknowledgements:  The data for this analysis was made available by NBC News, where I was an exit poll analyst on primary night.] MITT...

January 13, 2012 | comments

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