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Covid Concerns Remain Low; Few Want Return Of Mask Mandates
Vaccine booster rates hit a wall; rejected by most Republicans
May 18, 2022
Steady Support for Russia Sanctions
Majority back U.S. sending weapons to Ukraine
May 16, 2022
Abortion, Economy Top Midterm Issues
Difficulty paying for groceries, other bills inches up
May 12, 2022
Majority Say Let Roe Stand; Scotus Approval Rating Drops
Americans expect a red state/blue state split on abortion laws
May 11, 2022
Partisan Picture Of Senate Primary
Democrats divided on ideology but progressive candidate is most popular; Republicans united on issues, but have no clear favorite in the field
April 27, 2022
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Blog: 2021′s election results may signal some new, troubling trends for Dems and the GOP
December 20, 2021
By Patrick Murray This column originally appeared as an Op-Ed in the Star-Ledger on December 20, 2021. Last month’s gubernatorial election sent shockwaves through New Jersey’s political world. An incumbent governor, who got positive reviews for handling the biggest health crisis in a century, won re-election by a relatively small margin in a state where […]
Blog: ‘I blew it.’ Maybe it’s time to get rid of election polls.
November 4, 2021
By Patrick Murray This column originally appeared as an Op-Ed on NJ.com on November 4, 2021. I blew it. The final Monmouth University Poll margin did not provide an accurate picture of the state of the governor’s race. So, if you are a Republican who believes the polls cost Ciattarelli an upset victory or a […]
Monmouth University’s Patrick Murray combines a pollster’s fixation on numbers with gut-level understanding of New Jersey politics to once again accurately call a race that many in the political establishment thought too close to accurately predict. (June 7, 2012)
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Besides exposure on political topics, Patrick Murray, Monmouth University Polling Institute Director, is tapped to discuss results of the diverse set of polls conducted annually.
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The Monmouth University Polling Institute was established to be a leading center for the study of public opinion on critical national and state issues. The Polling Institute’s mission is to foster greater public accountability by ensuring that the public’s voice is heard in the policy discourse.
The Monmouth University Poll was recognized in 2013 as the only poll that correctly forecast the outcomes of both the November gubernatorial race and the unprecedented October U.S. Senate contest in New Jersey, leading the Asbury Park Press to call Monmouth’s polling “freakishly accurate.”Learn more about the Polling Institute