October 1972 - Center for Public Interest Polling

Richard Nixon’s lead over George McGovern in New Jersey apparently is not based on Jerseyans’ respect for the President’s handling of the nation’s economic problems.

Richard Nixon’s lead over George McGovern in New Jersey apparently is not based on Jerseyan’ respect for the President’s handling of the nation’s economic problems. The Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll shows that 56% of a statewide random sample of 1221 respondents felt that Nixon was doing only fair to poor in handling economic problems. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 31, 1972, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jersey voters are registering disinterest in the U.S. Senatorial election

New Jersey voters are registering disinterest in the U.S. Senatorial election according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. A statewide sample of 1221 adults interviewed between October 6 and 15 Indicated that only 19% could correctly identify Clifford Case as the Republican candidate while only 5% correctly identified Paul Krebs as the Democratic candidate. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 27, 1972, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Democratic candidates for Congress are preferred to their Republican opponents by a 44% to 29% margin

Democratic candidates for Congress are preferred to their Republican opponents by a 44% to 29% margin according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. The results of the statewide survey of 1221 adults conducted between October 6 and 15, also show that over one quarter of the electorate – 27 % – remains undecided.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 24, 1972, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Richard Nixon’s strategy of putting together a coalition of traditional Republicans and dissident Democrats seems to be working

Richard Nixon’s strategy of putting together a coalition of traditional Republicans and dissident Democrats seems to be working. In New Jersey with some notable exceptions. According to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll, a statewide sample of 1221 persons reveals that Nixon is preferred to McGovern by 54% to 31% with 15% undecided. Although Nixon’s … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 20, 1972, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll