A referendum for approval of $400 million bond issue to fund open space preservation
The initiative leads 68%-19% among Democrats and 50%-37% among Independents; it trails 40%-46% among Republicans. Voters who say they will support Gov. Jon Corzine favor the bond issue 70%-18%, while voters backing Republican Christopher Christie oppose the public question by a wide 34%-51% margin. Daggett supporters also support the referendum, 63%-26%.
Among likely voters who are undecided in the race for Governor, 61% say they support the bond issue and 22% oppose it.
Former U.S. Sen. Robert Torricelli endorsed the ballot initiative yesterday.