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THE SENATORIAL ELECTION: INTEREST AND INFORMATION LOW FOR PRIMARY

The June 6 primary election could come and go with few noticing, and even fewer caring, according to the latest set of figures released by the Eagleton Poll. The Poll results indicate a low turnout of voters in the election to choose party nominees for the general Senate election to be held next November.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 24, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE SENATORIAL ELECTION: CASE LEADS DEMOCRATS; DEMOCRATS LEAD BELL

Clifford Case would lead any of the three major Democratic contenders for his Senate seat if the election were held today; according to the latest Eagleton Poll. The Rutgers based survey, conducted between May 7 and May 16, also found that all of the three Democrats Would hold a lead over Jeffrey Bell, Case’s major … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 23, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE SENATE PRIMARY: CANDIDATES NOT WELL KNOWN

With less than three weeks to go until the June 6 Senatorial primary election the candidates remain largely unknown to the voters. The latest Eagleton Poll, conducted between May 7 and May 16, found that the overwhelming majority of New Jersey residents could not name any of the primary candidates.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 19, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

JERSEYANS GIVE STRONG SUPPORT TO EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT

New Jerseyans give overwhelming support to the Equal Rights Amendment, but this does not mean that everyone is comfortable with the pace of the womens’ rights movement, according to the latest Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 9, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS, PRESIDENT IN AGREEMENT OVER NEED FOR CIVIL SERVICE REFORM

New Jerseyans give strong backing to civil service reforms along the lines of those proposed by President Carter, according to the results of the latest Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 30, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

BYRNE’S JOB RATING DECLINES

Brendan Byrne’s job rating as Governor has declined since the beginning of this year, but remains higher than ratings received by the legislative and judicial branches of the state government. The latest Eagleton Poll, conducted earlier this month, found that 37 percent gave Byrne positive ratings of “excellent” or “good” while 57 percent gave him … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 25, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

RECOGNITION OF NEW JERSEY SENATORS CONTINUES TO BE LOW

Clifford Case and Harrison Williams are still not household words in New Jersey. The latest Eagleton Poll, conducted during the first 10 days of April, found that only 32 percent of those surveyed could name Case and 27 percent could name Williams as New Jersey’s U.S. Senators. These latest figures are virtually unchanged since both … Read more …

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

NEW JERSEYANS’ CONFIDENCE IN ORGANIZATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS: THE SAME OR GETTING BETTER

Garden State residents’ confidence in various institutions and organizations has remained stable or increased in the past four years. A statewide sample of New Jersey residents was asked by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University whether they had “a lot”,”some” or “not very much confidence” in eleven different organizations and institutions. Public confidence in the … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 7, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

BYRNE JOB RATING UP BUT PUBLIC STILL DIVIDED ON INCOME TAX

Brendan Byrne’s job rating as Governor has continued to climb since his election, but New Jerseyans remain divided about the state income tax. The latest Eagleton Poll, conducted during the last week in January and the first week of February, found that 45 percent gave Byrne positive ratings of “excellent” or “good” while 52 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 2, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS RELATIVELY UNINFORMED ABOUT CASE

Only one person in three can name Clifford Case as one of the United States Senators from New Jersey, according to the latest Eagleton Poll. The statewide survey, conducted during the last week of January and the first week in February, found that only 34 percent of those polled mentioned Case when asked to give … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 28, 1978, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll