GOP Gains in Governor’s Race
Enthusiasm gap and shift in voter priorities boost Youngkin
October 20, 2021
Fires, Floods Linked to Climate
Most Americans support government action on climate change, but it competes with other issue priorities
October 4, 2021
Stable Governor’s Race
McAuliffe maintains issue advantage
September 27, 2021
New Jersey Poll
Stable Grades on Covid for Murphy
Most say he is doing a good job despite nursing home, small business problems
September 23, 2021
New Jersey Poll
Small Shift in Governor Race
Murphy maintains lead; Ciattarelli still largely unknown
September 22, 2021
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Blog: Redistricting is set to begin. Do we need a hard-nosed judge to help draw the lines?
August 23, 2021
by Patrick Murray This column originally appeared as an Op-Ed in the Star-Ledger on August 22, 2021. The U.S. Census Bureau has finally released the data states need to carry out redistricting. That sets a number of processes in motion for the commissions responsible for redrawing New Jersey’s congressional and legislative districts. Despite the six-month […]
Blog: Is Theology or Politics Behind Catholics Bishops Move?
July 1, 2021
by Patrick Murray This column originally appeared as an Op-Ed in the Star-Ledger on June 27, 2021. If headlines are to be believed, Catholic bishops are on a mission to keep President Joe Biden from taking Holy Communion. In reality, nothing has happened… yet. What lies on the horizon, though, could mark a turning point […]
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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