Setting the stage for the upcoming presidential election year.
A contentious year in NJ and beyond.
Christie and Booker fare well in blue Jersey.
Supreme Court cases and an uneven year for President Obama.
Many national polls complemented our NJ polls, reflecting a national interest in Christie, gambling, and Jersey Shore.
We tracked Chris Christie's dramatic proposals in New Jersey and the race for Joe Biden's Senate seat in Delaware.
Chris Christie pulled even with Jon Corzine and eventually won.
Presidential prospects in New Jersey and in Delaware were a year-long focus.
We tracked governors' popularity, support for the Iraq war, and early indications about the 2008 primaries.
Menendez' victory reflected national issues, and we began publishing Delaware-based findings in addition to New Jersey.
Candidates contended to replace Richard Codey as NJ Governor.
A contentious presidential election dominated the radar screen.
We tracked consumer issues and details of congressional elections.
Ethics and budget issues dominated our New Jersey research scene.
In the inaugural year of PublicMind polling, we published results on the dimensions and causes of McGreevey's victory, on energy and other public policy issues, and on the Sopranos!
The answer may surprise you [more]
Some voted for a candidate, others voted against a candidate [more]
Six Candidates with Little Familiarity to Voters [more]
Voters believe Christie should have been a Bridgegate defendant [more]
Two thirds of residents have heard the slogan "Jersey Fresh" [more]
Strongest support among sports bettors and those under 35 [more]
Conflicting opinions on gas tax issues [more]
Majority doubt him in Bridgegate [more]
Opinion divided on importance of 2005 audio recording remarks [more]
Birther beliefs flourish despite Trump's disavowal [more]
Clinton over Trump by double digits [more]
Less unanimity about other other issues [more]
... but are largely upbeat about leaders and the State's health [more]
Gun owners -- 17% of respondents -- significantly less supportive of restrictions [more]
Voters inclined against casino expansion, in favor of dedicating gas tax to TTF [more]
Approval for Obama or Christie performance predicts 2016 presidential vote [more]
But Johnson hurts Clinton more than he does Trump [more]
Three out of four support legislation [more]
Millennials outpace others in use and frequency of checking [more]
Majority support among the one in five who say they know someone transgender [more]
Sweeney has lead over other possible 2017 gubernatorial contenders in New Jersey [more]
Clinton leads him by double digits; Sanders leads him by even more [more]
Half of voters dislike Christie personally AND politically [more]
23%of Americans believe Clinton knew of Benghazi attacks in advance [more]
Clinton would fare better against Trump than against Cruz or Kasich [more]
One in five say their personal finances worsened [more]
The thought of Clinton's gender could cost her 8 percent of the vote [more]
New Jerseyans self-report that they are generous but not happy about it [more]
41% approve, 49% disapprove, of a proposed bill that would stop the practice [more]
although Trump takes southern portion of the state [more]
... but not to $15 an hour [more]
Voters are creative in one-word descriptions of Christie, Obama [more]
Less than 30% have even heard of the proposed amendment [more]
... but concern over budget cuts and tax increases [more]
Biggest gains in support are among residents 18-34 years old [more]
83 percent have racially diverse interactions daily at work; only 59 percent outside of work [more]
Majority say he's neither better nor worse than past governors [more]