June 1976 - Center for Public Interest Polling

New Jersey residents believe the Democratic party is “better able to run the state government” than their Republican oppositio

By a margin of more than two to one, New Jersey residents believe the Democratic party is “better able to run the state government” than their Republican opposition. The latest New Jersey Poll, a statewide survey conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, found that 41 percent named the Democrats, 18 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 21, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Confidence in state government has dropped sharply in the past two years

Confidence in state government has dropped sharply in the past two years, according to the latest New Jersey Poll conducted in May by the Eagleton Institute of Politics of Rutgers University. The Poll found that only 9 percent of the state’s adult residents said they had “a lot of confidence” in the government in Trenton, … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 11, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jerseyans are sharply divided on the question of whether taxes should be raised in order to restore proposed cuts

New Jerseyans are sharply divided on the question of whether taxes should be raised in order to restore proposed cuts as called for in the state budget submitted by Governor Byrne, according to the latest New Jersey Poll. The statewide survey, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics of Rutgers University, found that 44 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 2, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll