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Republican candidates for Congress in New Jersey trail their Democratic opponents by a wide margin

Republican candidates for Congress in New Jersey trail their Democratic opponents by a wide margin. Results from the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, show that Democratic Congressional candidates lead Republicans by a 43—20 margin with a sizeable 37 percent still undecided.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 21, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jersey residents gave President Ford mixed reviews on his performance in office

New Jersey residents gave President Ford mixed reviews on his performance in office. The results of the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, show that 30 percent rate Ford’s overall performance as President “excellent” or ‘good’ while 40 percent term his performance “only fair” or “poor”. One in five … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 16, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jersey voters are sharply divided over the possible effects of legalizing casino gambling

New Jersey voters are sharply divided over the possible effects of legalizing casino gambling in the state. Results from the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, show that supporters think their taxes would be reduced by the introduction of casino gambling. Opponents of the legalization of gambling casinos fear … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 14, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Voter approval of casino gambling appears likely this November

Voter approval of casino gambling appears likely this November. According to the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, New Jersey residents favor the legalization of casino gambling by a margin of 56 percent to 40 percent, with 4 percent undecided.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 9, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

By almost two to one, New Jerseyans disapprove of President Ford’s pardon of former President Nixon

By almost two to one, New Jerseyans disapprove of President Ford’s pardon of former President Nixon. According to the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, 62 percent disapprove of the President’s action, 33 percent approve and 5 percent have no opinion.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 7, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Almost 700,000 adults in New Jersey went crabbing in 1973

Almost 700,000 adults in New Jersey went crabbing in 1973, according to a recent poll conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University. The poll was undertaken for Dr. James Applegate, Assistant Professor of Wildlife Biology at Cook College of Rutgers University, as part of a larger study of the recreational uses of New Jersey … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 26, 1974, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jersey residents are in favor of major changes in the way public education is financed in the state

New Jersey residents are in favor of major changes in the way public education is financed in the state. Responses to questions asked by the New Jersey Poll, conducted regularly by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, show that there is wide spread support for a number of key elements in the “Botter decision” which … Read more …

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

New Jersey voters would approve amending the State Constitution to permit casino gambling in the Garden State

If an election were held today, New Jersey voters would approve amending the State Constitution to permit casino gambling in the Garden State. According to the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, the margin favoring such an amendment is 53 percent to 41 percent, with 6 percent undecided. Dr. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 19, 1974, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

After just five months in office, four out of five New Jerseyans can name Brendan Byrne as Governor of the state

After just five months in office, four out of five New Jerseyans can name Brendan Byrne as Governor of the state. This 80 percent figure compared to 89 percent who could name former Governor Cahill in September 1971, when he had been in office for almost two years.  

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

Brendan Byrne continues to get high marks for his performance as governor

Brendan Byrne continues to get high marks for his performance as governor. The latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, finds that 56 percent of its respondents rate Byrne’s performance as “excellent” or “good” and 26 percent term it as “only fair” or “poor.” The remaining 18 percent have no … Read more …

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