April 1973 - Center for Public Interest Polling

Few people in New Jersey place much faith in the basic honesty of either politicians, union leaders, or business leaders

Few people in New Jersey place much faith in the basic honesty of either politicians, union leaders, or business leaders. The skepticism of citizens is shown in the Eagleton Institute’s latest New Jersey Poll, which surveyed a statewide random sample of 1224 persons 18 years of age and over by telephone from March 23 to … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 30, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Politicians, like the rest of us, are impressed with their self—importance

Politicians, like the rest of us, are impressed with their self—importance. But the latest New Jersey Poll by the Eagleton Institute indicates that many Jerseyans either do not know or incorrectly identify the political party in power at the state level.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 25, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Most citizens in New Jersey feel that their state and local governments are to some extent corrupt

Most citizens in New Jersey feel that their state and local governments are to some extent corrupt. This is an important finding of the Eagleton Institute’s latest New Jersey Poll, The poll contacted a statewide random sample of 1224 persons 18 years of age and over by telephone from March 23 to 31.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 23, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Attitudes about legalizing gambling in N.J. are clearly related to the type of wager being considered

In a poll conducted March 23—31, the Eagleton Institute found that attitudes about legalizing gambling in N.J. are clearly related to the type of wager being considered and that support for legalized gambling is linked to the belief that legalization will reduce taxes. The poll contacted by telephone a statewide random sample of 1224 persons … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 18, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

The public’s rating of the performance of Governor Cahill continues to slide downward

The public’s rating of the performance of Governor Cahill continues to slide downward according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. The poll contacted a statewide random sample of 1224 persons over the age of 18 by telephone between March 23 and 31.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 16, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

President Nixon’s rating among New Jersey citizens has remained fairly stable since January

President Nixon’s rating among New Jersey citizens has remained fairly stable since January according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. The poll contacted a statewide random sample of 1224 persons 18 and over by telephone March 23-31.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 11, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

More New Jersey citizens know about the New York City mayoralty election than about the race for governor of New Jersey

More New Jersey citizens know about the New York City mayoralty election than about the race for governor of New Jersey according to the latest New Jersey Poll conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University. The poll contacted a statewide random sample of 1224 persons 18 years of age and over between … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 9, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll