October 26, 2017 | Number of The Day
Percentage of NJ women voters who back Murphy

A towering lead among women propels Democrat Phil Murphy to a 57 percent to 37 percent lead over Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno among likely voters in the race for New Jersey governor, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released yesterday.

Women back the Democrat 65 percent to 29 percent, while men are divided with 49 percent for Murphy and 45 percent for Guadagno.

Murphy leads 92 percent to 4 percent among Democrats and 52 percent to 39 percent among independent voters. Republicans go to Guadagno 89 percent to 8 percent.

With 13 days until the election, 83 percent of likely voters who name a candidate say their mind is made up.