April 1979 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS AND ENERGY: STILL SKEPTICAL OF CRISIS, PESSIMISTIC ABOUT FUTURE –

While New Jerseyans remain unconvinced that the energy crisis is real, they feel the energy situation has dramatically worsened in the recent past and expect it to get even worse in the coming year,according to the most recent Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 29, 1979, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CARTER RATING DROPS SLIGHTLY DESPITE HIGHER MARKS ON MIDDLE EAST

Despite higher ratings for his handling of the nation’s foreign policy since the conclusion of the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty, President Carter’s overall job rating has continued to decline. According to the latest Eagle.ton Poll, conducted earlier this month, only 34 percent of New Jerseyans gave Carter positive job ratings of “excellent” or “good,” as compared … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 25, 1979, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS’ FEELINGS ABOUT NUCLEAR POWER: NECESSARY AND NERVOUS

New Jerseyans appear to be at an uneasy peace with nuclearpower, according to an Eagleton Poll conducted shortly after the accident at Three Mile Island. The Rutgers-based survey foundthat while support for nuclear power has declined and people are concerned about the safety factor, most still see nuclear poweras necessary for the country to meet … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 24, 1979, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

BYRNE’S JOB RATING UNCHANGED

New Jersey Governor Brendan Byrne’s job rating has remained stable with about one New Jerseyan in three offering a favorable evaluation of his performance in office, according to t:he latest Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 20, 1979, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll