October 1976 - Center for Public Interest Polling

Neither Robert Dole nor Walter Mondale is well known among New Jersey voters

With the nation’s first televised Vice-Presidential debate scheduled for tonight, neither Robert Dole nor Walter Mondale is well known among New Jersey voters. According to the latest Eagleton Poll, conducted between September 13 and 19, 37 percent could not name either Vice—Presidential contender. Mondale and Dole are equally known, with 55 percent correctly naming Dole … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 15, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Gerald Ford and jimmy Carter are running neck and neck in New jersey

As far as “Presidential” qualities are concerned, Gerald Ford and jimmy Carter are running neck and neck in New jersey. The latest Eagleton Poll, conducted between September 13 and 19, before the first debate, shows that while Ford is seen as more experienced than Carter by an overwhelming majority of 7—12 percent, neither candidate holds … Read more …

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

President Ford is seen by New Jerseyans as the candidate better able to deal with foreign policy issues,

President Ford is seen by New Jerseyans as the candidate better able to deal with foreign policy issues, the focus of tonight’s second Carter-Ford debate. The most recent Eagleton Poll, conducted between September 13 and 19 before the first debate, finds that the state’s residents perceive foreign affairs as Ford’s strong suit while Governor Carter … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 6, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

More than 85 percent of New Jerseyans cannot name either candidate for U.S. Senator

With a little more than a month to go until the election, more than 85 percent of New Jerseyans cannot name either candidate for U.S. Senator. The results of the most recent Eagleton Poll, conducted between September 13 and September 19, show that only 13 percent correctly name incumbent Harrison Williams as the Democratic candidate … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 1, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll