April 1974 - Center for Public Interest Polling

Crime in New Jersey is a major concern of the state’s residents

Crime in New Jersey is a major concern of the state’s residents. In the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, a random sample of the state’s respondents was asked how concerned they were about three types of crime——street crime, such as muggings, rape, and robbery; organized crime, such as … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 29, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Attitudes about corruption at the state level have changed sharply over the past year

While the effects of Watergate continue to adversely influence New Jerseyans’ view of the federal government, attitudes about corruption at the state level have changed sharply over the past year. Local government continues to be seen as the least corrupt level of government. According to the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 24, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Things are returning to normal again in New Jersey as far as attitudes about the energy crisis and taxes are concerned

Things are returning to normal again in New Jersey, at least as far as attitudes about the energy crisis and taxes are concerned, According to the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, only 16 percent rate the energy crisis as “one of the most important issues facing the state … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 22, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

After being Governor less than three months Brendan Byrne is doing something right

After being Governor less than three months, Brendan Byrne is obviously doing something right. According to the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, more than half of those surveyed rated Byrne’s performance as Governor as ‘excellent’ or “good”. Only 20% termed his performance “only fair’ or “poor” while a … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 17, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

President Nixon’s standing among New Jerseyans continues to fall

President Nixon’s standing among New Jerseyans continues to fall, with nearly a majority favoring either his resignation or impeachment. According to the latest results of the New Jersey Poll, released today by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, only 19% rate Nixon’s overall performance as President “excellent” or “good” while 77% term his performance “only … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 15, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll