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Election 2012 Poll Results

Posted on October 18, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Results for the Election 2012 Poll taken from September 29, 2012 until October 17, 2012. Margin of error is 12.5%.

 

1. Are you a male or female?

  • Male --> 61%
  • Female --> 39%

 

2. What is your age?

  • 18-25 --> 7%
  • 26-34 --> 11%
  • 35-44 --> 23%
  • 45-59 --> 48%
  • 60+ --> 11%

 

3. Are you registered in a political party?

  • Yes, I am a registered Democrat --> 28%
  • Yes, I am a registered Republican --> 49%
  • No, I am an independent --> 21%
  • I am not registered to vote at all --> 2%

 

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 --> 26%
  • Mitt Romney --> 64%
  • Would vote for someone else/third party candidate --> 8%
  • Not Registered to Vote --> 2%

 

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 --> 61%
  • Mitt Romney --> 39%
  • A Third Party Candidate --> 0%

 

6. Who do you plan to vote for in the U.S. Senate election?

  •  Robert Menendez -->18%
  • Joe Kyrillos --> 33%
  • Undecided --> 44%
  • Would vote for someone else --> 3%
  • Not Registered to Vote --> 2%

 

7. For County Freeholder, which candidates will you be voting for? (select who/what applies, no more than 2 names)

  • Rob Hermansen --> 18%
  • Steve Tanelli--> 9%
  • Peg Watkins --> 13%
  • Tracy Zur --> 8%
  • NOT SURE (about one or both choices) --> 52%

 

 

8. If you were to grade Mayor Schwager on her term so far, what would you give her?

  •  A --> 18%
  • B --> 41%
  • C --> 30%
  • D --> 8%
  • F --> 3%

 

9. Do you approve or disapprove of the job Oakland's Borough Council is doing?

  • Approve Strongly --> 7%
  • Approve --> 44%
  • No opinion/Don't know --> 30%
  • Disapprove --> 16%
  • Disapprove Strongly --> 3%

 

10. Who do you plan to vote for in Oakland's town council election? (choose who/what applies, no more than 2 names)

  • Peter Kikot --> 19%
  • Cheryl Piccoli --> 18%
  • Pat Pignatelli --> 20%
  • Chris Visconti --> 16%
  • NOT SURE (about one or both choices) --> 26%
  • Not Registered to Vote --> 1%

 

11. Do you think that the Oakland Board of Education election should be held in April or November?

  • April --> 20%
  • November --> 54%
  • Doesn't matter to me --> 26%

 

12. Have you taken one of my polls before?

  • YES --> 46%
  • NO --> 51%
  • NOT SURE --> 3%

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2 Comments

Reply oaklandnjpolls
6:34 PM on October 23, 2012 
Mr. Marcalus,
Thank you, and I would like to thank you, Mr. Pignatelli, and Mr. Visconti, for wanting to work out a viable solution as to my involvement with the debate.

As for this poll, a total of 61 Oaklanders were polled. You can also read how the margin of error is calculated by clicking here and taking a look at the second section: http://oaklandnjpolls.webs.com/results

Peter Marcalus says...
Good job last night with your introduction of the debate.

Please tell me how many people were sampled for this polled?
Reply Peter Marcalus
2:46 PM on October 23, 2012 
Good job last night with your introduction of the debate.

Please tell me how many people were sampled for this polled?