The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows President Barack Obama is still in the lead over his challenger Mitt Romney in New Jersey. President Obama has 7 point lead overall; 52 percent of voters view him favorably, 43 for Mr. Romney.
Voters felt Obama is the better candidate on Medicare and health care, while Mr. Romney is the better candidate on the economy.
The telephone survey of 1,471 likely voters was conducted from Aug. 27 to Sept. 2. The margin of error is plus or minus 2.6 percentage points.