March 1975 - Center for Public Interest Polling

Disapproval of President Ford’s handling of the nation’s foreign affairs has increased in New Jersey

Disapproval of President Ford’s handling of the nation’s foreign affairs has increased in New Jersey according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. The latest poll, conducted by the Rutgers University based Institute, finds that by a 40 percent to 37 percent margin more people disapprove than approve of Ford’s handling of foreign affairs. Last … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 31, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

People who voted in the recent School Board elections in New Jersey were not a representative cross-section of the Board’s potential electorate

People who voted in the recent School Board elections in New Jersey were not a representative cross-section of the Board’s potential electorate according to results from the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. School Board elections were held on March 11 in 548 of New Jersey’s 610 school districts, the districts which did not hold elections … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 26, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Most New Jersey consumers would not use a federal income tax rebate in the way Washington economic experts predict

Most New Jersey consumers would not use a federal income tax rebate in the way Washington economic experts predict, according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. The purpose of the rebate is “pump priming” ——if consumers use the rebate to buy manufactured goods, then production will increase and start a ripple effect which will … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 24, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jersey’s public broadcasting television stations have dramatically increased the size of their audience

New Jersey’s public broadcasting television stations have dramatically increased the size of their audience during the past year. Figures released today by the Eagleton Institute of Politics of Rutgers University show that in January of this year 18.4 percent of those questioned by the New Jersey Poll reported that they or someone in their family … Read more …

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