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Most New Jerseyans don’t know Steve Sweeney

Poll: Senate President unknown to 2/3 of state

By David Wildstein, April 09 2019 12:01 am

Senate President Steve Sweeney is the second most powerful person in state government, but two-thirds of New Jersey has no opinion of him.

Sweeney has upside-down statewide favorables of 13%-21%, according to a new poll Rutgers-Eagleton/ Fairleigh Dickinson University poll.

Among Democrats, Sweeney has favorables of 12%-15%, with 73% of New Jersey Democrats offering no opinion of him.

The senate president is at 13%-26% among independents, and 16%=24% among Republicans.

The poll contacted 1,203 adults between March 7-22.  Of this sample, 621 were contacted on landlines and cellphones and 582 through an online probability-based panel.  The poll has a margin of error of +/- 3.7%.

NJ Favorables - Release - Rutgers-Eagleton-FDU Poll - 4.8.19 - EMBARGOED PDF
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