Poll: N.J. GOP is pro-life, pro-gun, pro-war and very white

Six out of ten likely New Jersey Republican primary voters consider themselves pro-life, while 32% of Republicans identify themselves as

Six out of ten likely New Jersey Republican primary voters consider themselves pro-life, while 32% of Republicans identify themselves as pro-choice, according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University poll released this morning. But among Republicans, 51% favor stem cell research, while 31% oppose it.

68% of GOP gubernatorial candidate Steven Lonegan's supporters say they are pro-life (and 27% are pro-choice), while Christopher Christie supporters are pro-life by a 57%-34% margin.

By a 63%-30% margin, Republicans likely to vote in tomorrow's primary election consider themselves pro gun ownership. GOP voters favor school vouchers by a 62%-23% margin. More than seven out of ten (72%) oppose marriage equality, while just 20% favor it.

Among GOP primary voters, 60% call the U.S. invasion of Iraq the "right thing," while 29% say it was a mistake. And 83% oppose closing the U.S. prison facility at Guantanamo, while 9% favor the closure.

According to the FDU survey, 91% of New Jersey Republican primary voters identify themselves as white.

Republicans who say they'll vote on June 2, by a 61%-28% margin, approved of the way George W. Bush handled his job as President, and approved 64%-26% of the way Vice President Dick Cheney handled his job. New Jersey Republicans give GOP national chairman Michael Steele a 33%-25% approval rating.

 

Poll: N.J. GOP is pro-life, pro-gun, pro-war and very white