2021 NJ Governor Race Polls -Murphy 48.7%, Ciattarelli 40.3%, Ciattarelli likely to make small gains after second debate
The 2021 NJ Governor Race will see Incumbent governor Phil Murphy face off against Republican nominee Jack Ciattarelli. The New Jersey Gubernatorial election has been scheduled for 2nd November this year [18 days from now]
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Polling gap between Murphy and Ciattarelli: Murphy looks likely to win Comfortably
Unlike Virginia where the gap between McAuliffe and Youngkin has reduced from 5.2% to 2.3% between August and October, the gap between Murphy and Ciattarelli was a mammoth 11% in September. Ciattarelli needs a BIG News/Scandal to win this one.
2021 NJ Governor Race Polls : Latest Polls, Oct 17th
The latest NJ Governor Race polls 2021 are as below:-
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Sep 13th -16th
War of words: Gubernatorial campaign home stretch | Reporters Roundtable
2021 NJ Governor Race Polls: Polls Details
As per the latest Stockton University 2021 NJ Governor Race Polls, Murphy is Leading Ciattarelli with Pandemic as Major Issue
- Murphy reaches only the 50% mark, leading Ciattarelli 50%-41% including voters who lean towards one candidate or the another.
- 9% are undecided or not likely either candidate in the statewide New Jersey Poll of 552 likely voters.
- Murphy recieved positive job rating from 54% with 41% disapproving of his performance.
- Murphy is viewed favourably by 50% and unfavourably by 43% with only 5% unfamiliar with the Governor.
- A majority of voters, 50%-34%, had more confidence in Murphy’s ability to manage the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic than Ciattarelli.
- More likely voters think Ciattarelli would be better than Murphy on taxes, 46%-38%.
- Voters are tied on who would best manage the state’s economy: 43% said Ciattarelli and 42.5% picked Murphy.
- More voters think New Jersey is heading in the wrong direction (45.5%) compared to those who think the state is going in the right direction (44.3%).
As per the latest Monmouth Poll
Phil Murphy has the support of
- 44% of Independents
- 63% of voters aged 18-34
- 87% of black voters
- 64% of Hispanic and Asian voters and
- 51% of White voters with a 4 year degree.
Jack Ciattarelli has the support of
- 39% of Independents
- 56% of white voters without a degree
2021 NJ Governor Race Polls : Racial and Demographic makeup
Percentage of Population
As per the US 2020 Census results, the population of New Jersey is 9,288,994. The 2020 census also found New Jerseyans to be increasingly older. From counting 6.7 million over-18 residents in 2010, the Census Bureau now defines nearly 7.3 million residents as adults. The percentage rose from 76.5% to 78.4%.
The state also has a burgeoning Hispanic/Latino population fuelled by both Migration and a high birth rate at home. About half of all Asian Americans are estimated to be Indian Americans.
2021 NJ Governor Race Polls : Voter Registration
As per the NJ Department of State, out of 6.6 million registered voters
Registered Democrats are 39.3%
Registered Republicans are 22.9%
Others/Independents are 38.7 to 37.8%
New Jersey is considered a ‘Blue State’ on the national level.
As of July 1, 2020, there were more registered Democrats than independent voters for the first time in the state’s history.
2021 NJ Governor Race Polls: Google Search Trends, Oct 17th
Jack Ciattarelli was seeing a surge in Search queries post the first NJ debate. While Phil Murphy made up for 70% of all search queries between the two lead contenders during the last 30 days before the debate, this has crashed to 56% since after the debate.
Phil Murphy:55%, Jack Ciattarelli: 45%
2021 NJ Governor Race Polls: Latest News coverage, Oct 17th
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2021 NJ Governor Race Polls: Latest Videos and Ads, Oct 16th
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2021 NJ Governor Race Polls : Latest tweets, Oct 17th
Most of the tweets below are likely to be partisan in nature. We do our best to post an equal number from both sides.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy grinned when Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli came at him over placing blame for various issues on former President Trump.
Day 6: I will continue to stand against anti-Semitism in our state and with the people of Israel. New Jersey and America have a very important relationship with our sister nation, Israel, and my administration will be fully committed to our mutual success.
Over the past four years, we’ve made strides to combat antisemitism and invest in our Jewish communities. Proud to reaffirm our commitment at the Jewish Federation Candidate Forum this week.
It’s a beautiful morning to knock on doors and get out the vote with @GovMurphy! @rweingarten joins @lizshuler, @AFTNJ, @hpaeaft, @ruaaup and hundreds of @AFLCIO union activists for a labor walk inParamus, NJ. #AFTvotes
2021 NJ Governor Race Polls : How has the state voted in previous elections?
The last time New Jersey voted for a Republican as President was in 1988, the last time a Republican was elected to the US Senate from the State was in 1972. Both Houses of the States have been held by Democratic Majorities since 2002.
But a Republican, Chris Christie did win the gubernatorial election twice in 2009 and 2013.
As per the latest figures, New Jersey is a solid blue state with 39.1% of voters registered as Democrats and 22.4% registered as Republicans. In any New Jersey Governor Race, the republicans will start at a disadvantage
In the 2020 US Presidential Election, Joe Biden won 57.33% of the vote share while Republicans won 41.40% vote share in New Jersey. Of 565 municipalities, Democrats won 310 municipalities while Republicans were ahead in 255 municipalities. In 2016 they were ahead in 307 municipalities.
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