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July/Summer 2012 Poll Results

Posted on July 21, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Results for the July/Summer 2012 Poll taken from July 6, 2012 until July 20, 2012. Margin of error is 9.2%.

There is also a more in-depth results page that takes this poll and examines the answers based off of age and political party. This will be posted within a few days in the News Room so please check back to see the intense examination of this poll.

UPDATE: Click here for in-depth results page.

 

1. Are you a male or female?

  • Male --> 41%
  • Female --> 59%


 

2. What is your age?

  • 18-25 --> 5%
  • 26-34 --> 3%
  • 35-44 --> 14%
  • 45-59 --> 51%
  • 60+ --> 27%


 

3. Are you registered in a political party?

  • Yes, I am a registered Democrat --> 20%
  • Yes, I am a registered Republican --> 45%
  • No, I am an independent --> 30%
  • I am not registered to vote at all --> 5%


 

4. If the election for President was held today, who would you vote for (given that both Obama and Romney are their party's nominees)?

 

  • Barack Obama --> 28%
  • Mitt Romney --> 43%
  • Undecided --> 21%
  • Would vote for someone else/third party candidate --> 3%
  • Not Registered to Vote --> 5%


 

5.  If you were to make a prediction, who do you think will win the 2012 Presidential Election? Please note that is a prediction, not necessarily who you plan to vote for on Election Day.

  • Barack Obama --> 55%
  • Mitt Romney --> 44%
  • A Third Party Candidate --> 1%


 

6. Do you know of "Peter Kikot"?

  • YES --> 29%
  • NO --> 67%
  • NOT SURE --> 4%


 

7. Do you know of "Cheryl Piccoli"?

  • YES --> 66%
  • NO --> 27%
  • NOT SURE --> 7%


 

8. Do you know of "Pat Pignatelli"?

  • YES --> 67%
  • NO --> 27%
  • NOT SURE --> 5%


 

9.  Do you know of "Chris Visconti"?

  • YES --> 72%
  • NO --> 22%
  • NOT SURE --> 6%


 

10. How many years have you lived in Oakland? (your entire life, not just home ownership)

 

  • 3 years or less--> 6%
  • 3-8 years --> 13%
  • 8-15 years --> 29%
  • 15-25 years --> 22%
  • 25+ years --> 30%


 

11. Have you noticed a change in traffic on Rt. 202 (Ramapo Valley Rd.) driving through town over the past few months?

  • YES, and I see an improvement --> 26%
  • YES, the traffic has gotten worse --> 18%
  • NO, it has stayed the same --> 56%


 

12. Who do you plan to vote for this November with two town council seats up? (Pick up to two people)

 

  • Peter Kikot --> 12%
  • Cheryl Piccoli --> 15%
  • Pat Pignatelli --> 13%
  • Chris Visconti --> 16%
  • NOT SURE (about one or both choices) --> 41%
  • Not Registered to Vote --> 3%


 

13. The Supreme Court recently ruled that the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as "Obamacare", is mostly Constitutional. If it was your decision, what action would you take with the law?

  • Repeal it all --> 23%
  • Repeal certain parts, but keep others --> 37%
  • Keep law in its entirety --> 22%
  • I do not know enough about the legistlation to say --> 18%


 

14. Have you taken one of my polls before?

  • YES --> 35%
  • NO --> 60%
  • NOT SURE --> 5%


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