May 1980 - Center for Public Interest Polling

THE 1980 ELECTION, PART 3: CANDIDATE IMAGERY MIXED ON REAGAN; NEGATIVE ON CARTER, KENNEDY: ANDERSON, BUSH NOT WELL DEFINED

New Jerseyans’ views of President Jimmy Carter have become less favorable over the past three months, although he is still held in higher regard than his Democratic rival, Senator Edward Kennedy. Both men received more unfavorable than favorable evaluations from state residents in the latest Eagleton Poll. Only among Democrats did more have favorable than … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 28, 1980, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE 1980 ELECTION, PART 3: CARTER, REAGAN SHOW EVEN STRENGTH: ANDERSON CANDIDACY APPEARS VIABLE IN NEW JERSEY; CARTER STILL STRONGER THAN KENNEDY

Ronald Reagan, who has in effect captured the Republican nomination,and Jimmy Carter, on the verge of locking up the Democratic nomination for President, would run a close race in New Jersey if the election was held today. An Eagleton Poll conducted during the first half of May finds Reagan leading Carter by 4 percentage points——38 … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 22, 1980, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll