Trump polls well in four shore leg. districts

Ever watchful of national fashions, some GOP legislators have taken steps to break with Governor Chris Christie over his endorsement of presumptive Republican  presidential nominee Donald Trump.  Recent polling might make them want to reconsider.

Polling was conducted on June 1st and 2nd, by a highly respected, national survey research firm.  The legislative districts polled were District 1 (Cape May, Atlantic, Cumberland counties), District 2 (Atlantic County), District 11 (Monmouth County), and District 13 (Monmouth County).  

This is how voters responded to the following question regarding Donald Trump:

T5. Do you support or oppose Donald Trump for President?

Legislative District 1

Sample size:  378

Sample by voter registration: Independent, 37.4%; Republican 35.0%; Democrat 27.6%.

Total Support .......................................................... 56.2% 

Total Oppose .......................................................... 42.0%

Strongly Support ...................................................... 42.4%

Somewhat Support .................................................. 13.8%

Strongly Oppose ..................................................... 38.3%

Somewhat Oppose .................................................... 3.7%

Unsure, No Opinion ................................................. 1.8%

Legislative District 2

Sample size:  349

Sample by voter registration: Independent, 36.6%; Republican 28.8%; Democrat 34.7%.

Total Support .......................................................... 44.9% 

Total Oppose .......................................................... 45.9% 

Strongly Support ...................................................... 30.2%

Somewhat Support .................................................. 14.7%

Strongly Oppose ..................................................... 42.4%

Somewhat Oppose .................................................... 3.5%

Unsure, No Opinion ................................................. 9.2%

Legislative District 11

Sample size:  388

Sample by voter registration: Independent, 44.5%; Republican 26.0%; Democrat 29.5%.

Total Support .......................................................... 55.6% 

Total Oppose .......................................................... 42.4%

Strongly Support ...................................................... 39.5%

Somewhat Support .................................................. 16.1%

Strongly Oppose ..................................................... 38.3%

Somewhat Oppose .................................................... 4.1%

Unsure, No Opinion ................................................. 2%

Legislative District 13

Sample size:  344

Sample by voter registration: Independent, 41.9%; Republican 28.9%; Democrat 29.2%.

Total Support .......................................................... 61.5% 

Total Oppose .......................................................... 35.8%

Strongly Support ...................................................... 45.3%

Somewhat Support .................................................. 16.2%

Strongly Oppose ..................................................... 32.1%

Somewhat Oppose .................................................... 3.7%

Unsure, No Opinion ................................................. 2.7%

Interesting results... stay tuned for more next week.