February 1973 - Center for Public Interest Polling

There is more to party politics in New Jersey than just Democrats and Republicans

There is more to party politics in New Jersey than just Democrats and Republicans, An analysis of voter’s responses to the New Jersey Poll, conducted by phone this January from the Eagleton Institute, shows that both Democrats and Republicans are made up of liberal and conservative factions.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 21, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Taxes lead the list of issues uppermost in the minds of Jerseyans

Taxes lead the list of issues uppermost in the minds of Jerseyans according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll conducted January 5-11. A statewide random sample of 1225 adults was asked to list the two or three issues they thought were the most Important facing New Jersey today. Taxes were with 16% specifying that … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 19, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jerseyans favor increased state spending for mass transit facilities

New Jerseyans favor increased state spending for mass transit facilities by a better than 2—1 margin. This is a finding of the Fifth New Jersey Poll, conducted during the period of January 5-ll by the Eag]eton Institute of Politics of Rutgers University.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 14, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

One out of four people in New Jersey thinks that Governor Cahill has not dealt very well with corruption in state government

One out of four people in New Jersey thinks that Governor Cahill has not dealt very well with corruption in state government. A statewide random sample of 1225 citizens were asked about the Cahill administration’s handling of corruption as compared to that of past administrations. The poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics January … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 12, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

An overwhelming majority of New Jerseyans give Rutgers University a very high academic rating

An overwhelming majority of New Jerseyans give Rutgers University a very high academic rating according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll which surveyed 1225 respondents by telephone January 5—11, 1973.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 7, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Sales of tickets for the weekly New Jersey state lottery have fallen

Sales of tickets for the weekly New Jersey state lottery have fallen, but the new daily lottery seems to be taking up much of the slack, according to the New Jersey Poll. The Poll of 1225 state residents was conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics of Rutgers University from January 5 to 11.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 5, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll