March 1976 - Center for Public Interest Polling

New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne’s standing among the state’s voters has reached its lowest level since he took office

New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne’s standing among the state’s voters has reached its lowest level since he took office, according to the latest New Jersey Poll. This statewide survey, conducted during the first two weeks in Feb—wary by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, found that 21 percent gave the Governor a positive rating of … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 19, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

President Ford’s standing among New Jerseyans has declined over the past few months

President Ford’s standing among New Jerseyans has declined over the past few months, according to the latest New Jersey Poll. This statewide survey, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University during the first two weeks in February found that only 28 percent gave Ford a positive job rating of “excellent” or “good”, while 68 … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 17, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jerseyans generally skeptical that cuts in state programs and services will be made

Although New Jerseyans generally oppose the cuts in state programs and services that are suggested in Governor Byrne’s recently presented budget, they are skeptical that these cuts will in fact be made. The latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University during the first two weeks of February found … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 14, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jerseyans are willing to accept a state income tax but only if accompanied by property tax relief

New Jerseyans are willing to accept a state income tax but only if accompanied by property tax relief according to the latest New Jersey Poll. This statewide survey conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University finds that an income tax that would “provide for reductions in the local property tax” is favored by a … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 10, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

President Ford continues to be the first choice of New Jersey Republicans for their party’s presidential nomination

President Ford continues to be the first choice of New Jersey Republicans for their party’s presidential nomination, according to the latest New Jersey Pall.The statewide survey, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics of Rutgers University found that among those New Jerseyans who considered themselves to be Republicans, 49 percent favored Ford, 30 percent preferred … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 8, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll