May 1979 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS STRONGLY FAVOR RAISING DRINKING AGE

By an almost three—to-one margin, New Jerseyans favor raising the states drinking age, according to the latest Eagleton Poll. The survey, conducted during the first two weeks of April, found 74 percent in favor of and 25 percent opposed to increasing the drinking age from the current 18 years of age.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 8, 1979, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS AND ENERGY II: PUBLIC REJECTS PROPOSALS CALLING FOR PERSONAL SACRIFICE

While 85 percent feel energy problems have gotten worse in the past and 69 percent feel they will get worse in the future, New Jerseyans oppose energy saving proposals that would require them to make personal sacrifices, according to the most recent Eagleton Poll. The Rutgers—based survey presented a statewide sample with nine energy alternatives … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 2, 1979, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS NEGATIVE ABOUT TELEVISION COVERAGE OF THE STATE

New Jerseyans are more negative than positive about the television coverage of New Jersey provided by stations in New York and Philadelphia. The latest Eagleton Poll, conducted during the first two weeks in April, found that 41 percent rate out-of-state television coverage of the Garden State positively, as either “excellent” or “good,” as compared to … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 1, 1979, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll