Rutgers-Eagleton Poll: U.S. Election October 28, 2020 Results
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LIKELY VOTERS
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The questions covered in this release are listed below. Column percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding. Respondents are New Jersey likely voters; all percentages are of weighted results. Interpret groups with samples sizes under 100 with extreme caution.
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Now I'd like to ask you about some people. Please tell me if your general impression of each one is favorable or unfavorable, or if you do not have an opinion. If you do not know the person, just say so. First:

Donald Trump
Favorable37%
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Unfavorable57%
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No opinion6%
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Don't know person0%
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Now I'd like to ask you about some people. Please tell me if your general impression of each one is favorable or unfavorable, or if you do not have an opinion. If you do not know the person, just say so. First:

Joe Biden
Favorable61%
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Unfavorable34%
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No opinion5%
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Don't know person0%
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Now I'd like to ask you about some people. Please tell me if your general impression of each one is favorable or unfavorable, or if you do not have an opinion. If you do not know the person, just say so. First:

Mike Pence
Favorable37%
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Unfavorable52%
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No opinion8%
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Don't know person3%
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Now I'd like to ask you about some people. Please tell me if your general impression of each one is favorable or unfavorable, or if you do not have an opinion. If you do not know the person, just say so. First:

Kamala Harris
Favorable55%
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Unfavorable35%
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No opinion8%
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Don't know person2%
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Now I'd like to ask you about some people. Please tell me if your general impression of each one is favorable or unfavorable, or if you do not have an opinion. If you do not know the person, just say so. First:

Cory Booker
Favorable56%
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Unfavorable32%
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No opinion10%
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Don't know person1%
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And overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way Donald Trump is handling his job as president of the United States?Approve39%
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Disapprove59%
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Don't know0%
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Don't know person2%
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How likely are you to vote in the general election this November? Do you think you will definitely vote, probably vote, probably not vote, definitely not vote, or have you already voted?Definitely will vote47%
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Probably will vote3%
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Probably will not vote
1%
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Definitely will not vote
0%
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Already voted50%
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DK0%
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Generally speaking, how much interest would you say you have in politics?A great deal47%
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A fair amount41%
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Only a little10%
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No interest at all1%
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DK0%
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How often would you say you vote?Always73%
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Nearly always27%
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Part of the time0%
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Seldom0%
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DK0%
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Have you been following news about the candidates running in the general election very closely, somewhat closely, not very closely, or not at all?Very closely60%
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Somewhat closely32%
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Not very closely6%
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Not at all2%
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DK0%
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If the presidential election were being held today and the candidates were [ROTATE ORDER: Joe Biden the Democrat] or [Donald Trump the Republican] for whom would you vote?

[NOTE: IF ALREADY VOTED, ASK THIS INSTEAD:] Thinking about the presidential election, for whom did you vote? Was it [ROTATE ORDER: Joe Biden the Democrat] or [Donald Trump the Republican]?
Joe Biden60%
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Donald Trump37%
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Neither2%
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Someone else0%
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Would not vote0%
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DK1%
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COMBINED PRESIDENTIAL VOTE CHOICE + LEANERS*

*If you had to choose between one of the following candidates at this moment, would you lean toward [ROTATE ORDER: Joe Biden the Democrat or Donald Trump the Republican]?
Biden61%
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Trump37%
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Neither1%
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Someone else0%
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DK1%
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There will also be an election for U.S. Senator in New Jersey this year. If the election were held today and the candidates were [ROTATE ORDER: Cory Booker the Democrat, or Rik Mehta the Republican] for whom would you vote?

[NOTE: IF ALREADY VOTED, ASK THIS INSTEAD:] Now thinking about the election for U.S. Senator in New Jersey, for whom did you vote? Was it [ROTATE ORDER: Cory Booker the Democrat] or [Rik Mehta the Republican]?
Booker61%
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Mehta31%
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someone else2%
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Neither2%
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Would not vote0%
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DK4%
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There are a few proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot this year. If the election were held today, please tell me if you would vote for or against each of the following measures. First:

[NOTE: IF ALREADY VOTED, ASK THIS INSTEAD:] There are a few proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot this year. Please tell me if you voted for or against each of the following measures. First:

The legal possession and use of marijuana for persons age 21 and older, as well as legalization of the cultivation, processing, and sale of retail marijuana
For61%
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Against34%
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DK5%
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There are a few proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot this year. If the election were held today, please tell me if you would vote for or against each of the following measures. First:

[NOTE: IF ALREADY VOTED, ASK THIS INSTEAD:] There are a few proposed constitutional amendments on the ballot this year. Please tell me if you voted for or against each of the following measures. First:

Making peacetime veterans eligible to receive a $250 property tax deduction already received by wartime veterans
For78%
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Against16%
99
DK6%
100
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