Poll: none of the LG candidates have name ID

Voters likely to participate in the 2009 election for Governor of New Jersey have virtually no idea who is running for Lt. Governor, according to a Monmouth University/Gannett New Jersey poll. State Sen. Loretta Weinberg (D-Teaneck), Gov. Jon Corzine’s running mate, has upside-down statewide favorable of 9%-11%, with, 80% of likely voters not knowing who she is. Christopher Christie’s running mate, Monmouth County Sheriff Kim Guadagno, has favorable of 8%-4%, and 89% of voters are unfamiliar with her.

Frank Esposito, the former Kean University professor and acting president who is running for Lt. Governor on a ticket with Independent Christopher Daggett, has statewide favorable of 6%-3%; 91% of likely voters don’t recognize his name.

Among undecided likely voters, Weinberg’s favorable are 4%-3%, with 92% having no opinion; Guadagno is at 3%-2%, with 95% don’t recognize her.

Poll: none of the LG candidates have name ID