Tag: Patrick Murray

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