An October poll of Jersey City voters commissioned by Hoboken Councilwoman Beth Mason in advance of Hudson County 2013 elections shows incumbent Jersey City Mayor Jeremiah Healy receiving 23.9% of the vote, followed by state Sen. Sandra Cunningham (D-31) with 13.6%, downtown Councilman Steve Fulop 12.9%, and Assemblyman Sean Connors 4.2%.
Forty-five point four percent of those polled said they were undecided on a candidate.
Only Healy and Fulop are declared candidates at this point.
The challenger, Fulop, has outraised the incumbent mayor and outperformed his candidates in local elections, including November’s Ward F election.
The Mason-commissioned poll of 403 registered voters shows Healy with a net favorable rating of 56.2%.
Cunningham has a 60.7% favorable rating, Fulop 35%, and Connors 29.2%.
Asked about Healy’s job performance, 43.1% of respondents said “good,” and 49% said “not good.”
The poll also shows Gov. Chris Christie with a 36.1% favorability rating in Jersey City against 44% unfavorable.
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"After not responding to messages all week seeking an interview about the campaign, Garrett’s spokeswoman said on Friday afternoon that she would try to set one up, but did not respond further. Garrett has not released any announcements of where he would be campaigning, though he has posted pictures on social media on Sept. 8 from the Greenwood Lake Air Show in West Milford and on Sept. 14 from the Hackettstown Street Fair. Garrett has not agreed to any debates so far." - columnist Herb Jackson- The Bergen Record
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