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Winter 2013 Poll Results

Posted on February 16, 2013 at 1:00 PM

Results for the Winter 2013 Poll taken from January 19, 2013 until February 14, 2013. Margin of error is 13%.


 

1. Are you a male or female?

  • Male --> 53%
  • Female --> 47%

 

2. What is your age?

  • 18-25 --> 17%
  • 26-34 --> 16%
  • 35-44 --> 21%
  • 45-59 --> 32%
  • 60+ --> 14%

 

3. Are you registered in a political party?

  •  Yes, I am a registered Democrat --> 23%
  • Yes, I am a registered Republican --> 44%
  • No, I am an independent --> 26%
  • I am not registered to vote at all --> 7%

 

4. If the election for New Jersey Governor was held today, who would you vote for?

  • Governor Christie--> 67%
  • Democratic Candidate--> 5%
  • Undecided at this time --> 17%
  • Would vote for someone else/third party candidate --> 4%
  • Not Registered to Vote --> 7%

 

5.  REGISTERED DEMOCRATS ONLY: If a primary were held today with confirmed and potential gubernatorial candidates, who would you vote for?

  • Barbara Buono --> 23%
  • Dick Codey --> 15%
  • Bill Pascrell --> 8%
  • Steve Sweeney --> 8%
  • None of the Above --> 46%

 

6. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job?

  • Strongly Approve-->2%
  • Approve --> 16%
  • Disapprove --> 44%
  • Strongly Disapprove --> 38%

 

7. Did you buy a real or fake Christmas tree this past Christmas?

  • I bought a real tree --> 43%
  • I bought/used a fake tree--> 35%
  • I did not use a tree this year --> 11%
  • I do not celebrate Christmas --> 11%

 

 

8. What would you be in favor of seeing at the newly proposed Great White Oak Park (Pleasureland/Mueller’s Park area)? Please select all that apply.

  • Botantical Garden --> 22%
  • Dog Park --> 21%
  • Skate Park --> 11%
  • Band Shell --> 16%
  • Walking Paths --> 21%
  • Other * --> 9%

 

* Upon selecting OTHER, those respondents entered their additional ideas/suggestions for the new park. Similar or exact responses were put under the same header complied in the following list and the number given are the exact number of "votes" that suggestion received.

  • Bird Sanctuary --> 4
  • Town Pool --> 3
  • Bicycle Park --> 2
  • Soccer Fields --> 1
  • Airsoft Gun Park --> 1
  • Natural Wetlands --> 1
  • Bike Rack --> 1
  • Baby Swings --> 1
  • Organic Food Gardening --> 1
  • Adequate Parking --> 1


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

  • Approve Strongly --> 10%
  • Approve --> 42%
  • No opinion/Don't know --> 32%
  • Disapprove --> 14%
  • Disapprove Strongly --> 2%

 

10. Have you taken one of my polls before?

  • YES --> 47%
  • NO --> 53%
  • NOT SURE --> 0%

Categories: Poll Completion/Results

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