October 1978 - Center for Public Interest Polling

THE 1978 SENATORIAL ELECTION, PART III: MEDIA AND INFRMATION – ONLY 17 PERCENT OF NEW JERSEYANS FEEL ABLE TO CAST INFORMED VOTE

Less than one registered New Jersey voter in five said they felt able to cast an informed vote in the upcoming Senate election when interviewed in late September by the Eagleton Poll. The Rutgers based survey, conducted during the last two weeks of September found that only 17 percent felt they had enough information to … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 22, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS OVERWHELMINGLY REJECT BLUE LAWS

New Jerseyans, by a wide margin, do not support the present “blue laws” which require most retail stores to remain closed on Sundays in ten counties of the state. The latest Eagleton Poll,conducted during the last two weeks of September, found that 71 percent of those polled were in favor of allowing retail stores to … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 18, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

PUBLIC EVENLY DIVIDED ON TAT ALAI QUESTION

New Jersey’s registered voters are evenly divided over legalizing gambling on Tai Alai in the Garden State 0 The latest Eagleton Poll, conducted during the last two weeks in September, found 46 percent planned to vote for and 46 percent intended to vote against this ballot question with 8 percent undecided.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 15, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CARTER’S JOB RATING UP AMONG NEW JERSEYANS

President Carters diplomatic success at the Camp David Summit has helped to reverse the downward trend in his job rating among New Jerseyans. The latest Eagleton Poll, conducted during the two weeks following Camp David, has found that Carter’s job performance was up 10 points from its lowest point in May of this year, when … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 11, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE SENATORIAL ELECTION, PART II: PROPOSITION 13 POPULAR BUT HAS LIMITED IMPACT ON ELECTION

While there is some support for a large tax cut such as California’s Proposition 13 here in New Jersey, the state’s registered voters are more concerned with inflation and economic conditions, according to the latest Eaqleton Poll. The Rutgers based survey also found that support for a tax cut drops substantially if it were to … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 10, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE SENATORIAL ELECTION, PART I: BRADLEY LEADS BELL: KNOWLEDGE AND INTEREST LOW

With just over five weeks left in the campaign, Democrat Bill Bradley leads Jeff Bell, his Republican opponent for New Jersey’s Senate seat, by a comfortable margin. The latest Eagleton Poll,conducted during the last two weeks of September, shows Bradley leading Bell among registered voters by 49 to 24 percent with 27 percent. still undecided. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 5, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll