May 1981 - Center for Public Interest Polling
Like their Republican counterparts, most of the candidates running for the Democratic nomination for Governor are not well known to either the general electorate or to registered Democrats in the state.
A survey conducted by Rutgers’ Eagleton Poll between May 6 and 18 found little familiarity with the candidates running for the Republican Gubernatorial nomination. Less than half of the state’s registered Republicans were able to offer firm opinions about any of the eight candidates.
Economic conditions, crime, taxation and social services are the issues New Jerseyans would talk about if they were the gubernatorial candidates.
By a wide margin of 69 to 20 percent New Jerseyans think Senator Harrison Williams should resign, according to an Eagleton Poll released today. The remaining 11 percent expressed no opinion.