1975 - Center for Public Interest Polling

New Jerseyans continue to give low ratings to both Governor Byrne and the state legislature

New Jerseyans continue to give low ratings to both Governor Byrne and the state legislature while giving somewhat higher marks to President Ford. The latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, finds that only 23 percent of those questioned Just prior o last month’s election gave Byrne positive ratings of … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am December 3, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

President Ford may have trouble carrying New Jersey in next year’s Presidential election

President Ford may have trouble carrying New Jersey in next year’s Presidential election. According to the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, three Democrats-—Kennedy, Humphrey, and Muskie-—are presently running ahead of Ford, while two Democrats——Wallace and Jackson——are trailing the President.  

Posted at 12:01 am November 25, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

There are now as many independents in New Jersey as there are Democrats and Republicans combined

As a result of declining confidence in both major parties, there are now as many independents in New Jersey as there are Democrats and Republicans combined. According to the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, 49 percent of those questioned before this month’s elections considered themselves to be independents. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 19, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

A majority of New Jerseyans favor federal aid for New York City

A majority of New Jerseyans favor federal aid for New York City. According to the New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, 52 percent of those questioned during the last week in October agreed that ‘the federal government should help New York City out of its financial crisis” while 44 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 18, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

19 percent of New Jersey adults have felt as though they were close to a powerful spiritual force

Have you ever felt as though you were very close to a powerful spiritual force that seemed to lift you out of yourself? If so, you are one of the 19 percent of New Jersey adults who have had this experience, according to the New Jeisey Poll. The latest Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 23, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

The prospects of women political candidates in New Jersey are good and getting better

The prospects of women political candidates in New Jersey are good and getting better, according to the New Jersey Poll. The latest Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, shows that most voting—age New Jerseyans say they could support a well—qualified woman who was running for political office.  

Posted at 12:01 am June 18, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Widely noted public disillusionment with politics is not evident in New Jersey

Widely noted public disillusionment with politics is not evident in New Jersey according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. The Rutgers University based Institute found that a substantial number of voters In the state are willing to get involved in politics but apparently have not had the opportunity.  

Posted at 12:01 am June 16, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

The New Jersey public’s rating of President Ford’s handling of the nation’s foreign affairs continues to decline

The New Jersey public’s rating of President Ford’s handling of the nation’s foreign affairs continues to decline, according to the New Jersey Poll. The latest Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, finds that half (50 percent) of voting—age New Jerseyans disapprove of Ford’s conduct of foreign affairs, while only about a third … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 9, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Public rating of Brendan Byrne’s performance as Governor has dropped sharply since March

The public’s rating of Brendan Byrne’s performance as Governor has dropped sharply since March, according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. The latest poll conducted by the Rutgers University based Institute finds that 22 percent of New Jerseyans give the Governor a positive job rating of “excellent” or “good”—— down from 31 percent in … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 3, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

The collapse of the American position in Southeast Asia has caused concern among New Jerseyans

The collapse of the American position in Southeast Asia has caused concern among New Jerseyans about the United States’ position in the world and the effect of the refugees on the economy. The latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, finds that almost 4 out of every 10 respondents (37 … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 2, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll