1981 - Page 2 of 2 - Center for Public Interest Polling

THE GUBERNATORIAL PRIMARY, PART 1 THE ISSUES

Economic conditions, crime, taxation and social services are the issues New Jerseyans would talk about if they were the gubernatorial candidates.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 22, 1981, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS THINK WILLLAMS SHOULD RESIGN

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.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 22, 1981, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SOUTH JERSEY SECESSION: AN IDEA WHOSE THE HAS NOT YET COME

While a clear majority of South Jersey residents are opposed to forming a separate state, there is a solid core who presently favor secession, according to a recent Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 22, 1981, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS LOOK AT THEIR GOVERNOR, PART 2: BRENDAN BYRNE, THE PERSON

Brendan Byrne has been Governor of New Jersey for seven years, yet 90 percent of the state’s residents feel they know little or nothing about him as a person, The latest Eagleton Poll found that a majority of the 441 New Jerseyans who feel at least “a little” familiar with Byrne describe him as intelligent, … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 11, 1981, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS LOOK AT THEIR GOVERNOR, PART 1: SUCCESSES AND FAILURES OF THE BYRNE ADMINISTRATION

While New Jerseyans have an easier time in pinpointing the Byrne administration’s failures than its successes, state residents are willing to acknowledge that Brendan Byrne has served the state well in a number of areas as he comes to the end of his term of office.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 6, 1981, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS UNIMPRESSED BY POLITICIANS: BUT NEW JERSEY POLITICIANS BETTER THAN MOST

New Jerseyans are cynical about politicians. According to the latest Eagleton Poll, Garden State residents think that many politicians are corrupt, self—interested, incompetent and only somewhat responsive to those who elected them However, the Rutgers—based poll of 1003 New Jerseyans also found that New Jersey politicians are thought of more favorably than politicians in general; … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 27, 1981, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS: TAXES ARE TOO HIGH; BUT GOVERNMENT SPENDING IS FAVORED

Although most New Jerseyans think their taxes are too high, they do not favor reductions in state and local spending. According to the latest Eagleton Poll, 7 out-of 10 Garden State residents felt more or the same amount of money should be spent on eleven government programs.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 20, 1981, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE PUBLIC AND THE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA: CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, GUN CONTROL–YES, DECRIMINALIZE MARIJUANA — NO, SCHOOL PRAYER — DEPENDS

New Jerseyites are in general agreement with the action taken by the Governor and the State Legislature to impose mandatory prison terms on those who use guns when committing crimes. In fact, a substantial majority of state residents would go even further, supporting a law banning the sale and possession of handguns in New Jersey. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 18, 1981, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll