February 1977 - Center for Public Interest Polling

Large majority of New Jerseyans believe the legislature should reject the state income tax package

A large majority of New Jerseyans believe the legislature should reject the state income tax package when the law comes up for renewal in June, 1978, according to the latest Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 22, 1977, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

More New Jerseyans say they would vote for the Democratic candidate than the Republican

If the election for Governor were being held now, more New Jerseyans say they would vote for the Democratic candidate than the Republican, provided that the Democratic candidate is not Governor Brendan T. Byrne. The results of the latest Eagleton Poll, conducted during the last week in January, found that when asked whether they would … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 15, 1977, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jersey residents overwhelmingly support a recently passed bill to restore the death penalty

New Jersey residents overwhelmingly support a recently passed bill to restore the death penalty in most cases of first degree murder, according to the latest Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 10, 1977, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Both Governor Brendan T. Byrne and the State Legislature continue to beheld in low esteem by the citizens of New Jersey

Both Governor Brendan T. Byrne and the State Legislature continue to beheld in low esteem by the citizens of New Jersey. The latest Eagleton Poll, conducted during the last week in January, found that only 22 percent of those asked to rate the Governor’s performance gave Byrne a positive rating of “excellent” or “good,” while … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 9, 1977, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll