Confirmed: New Jerseyans hate "Jersey Shore"

According to the new poll from Quinnipiac University, 54 percent of New Jersey voters say the show is bad for the state’s image. It’s a sentiment that reaches across party lines (Republicans agree 57 – 18 percent while Democrats agree 52 – 22 percent) and gender division (men say the show is bad for the state 51 – 25 percent and women agree 57 – 15 percent).

Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, put the findings bluntly:

“New Jerseyans to New York: Keep your low-lifes at home and away from our seashore,” he said.