1984 - Center for Public Interest Polling

A TALE OF TWO LANDSLIDES: REAGAN AND BRADLEY IN NEW JERSEY

Although late deciders in the presidential election tilt toward Walter Mondale most New Jerseyens say they had their minds made up long ago and the Democratic candidate has been unable to make any significant inroads into Ronald Reagan’s commanding lead. A new Star-Ledger/Eagleton poll finds the President holding a 54 to 37 percent lead among … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 4, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: ISSUES AND CANDIDATE QUALITIES

Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale has a difficult task ahead of him in his debate with Ronald Reagan tonight. He must make the election less of a referendum on Reagan and more of a choice between two candidates. A Star—Ledger/Eagleton poll conducted between October 8 and 15 finds about two—thirds basing their vote on their … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 21, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MONDALE DEBATE SURGE PROVES TEMPORARY: New Jersey is Reagan’s to Lose

Last Thursday’s Vice—Presidential debate between George Bush and Geraldine Ferraro has apparently taken away the momentum the Mondale campaign gained from the Democrat’s own debate with Ronald Reagan.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 18, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE NEW JERSEY SENATE ELECTION: ALL BRADLEY SENATORIAL DEBATES HAVE LITTLE IMPACT

While Republican challenger Mary Mochary has made some headway in her quest to become known to New Jersey voters, she has not made any inroads into the commanding lead Bill Bradley started the summer with in his campaign for reelection to the U.S. Senate.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 14, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MONDALE GAINS WITH DEBATE, BUT REAGAN RETAINS LARGE LEAD IN N.J.

Walter Mondale is the clear, and surprise winner of last Sunday’s debate with President Reagan. But while he has gained some ground on the President, he remains far behind in the contest for New Jersey’s 16 electoral votes. Mondale trails Reagan by 16 points) according to a Star—Ledger/Eagleton Poll conducted during the three days following … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 12, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

DRINKING AND DRIVING IN NEW JERSEY

About one New Jerseyan in ten, and almost one-in—four of those under 30, reports having had a beer or other alcoholic beverage while they were driving on at least one occasion within the last year, according to a recent Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 2, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE 1984 SENATE ELECTION: BRADLEY BEGINS CAMPAIGN WITH COMMANDING LEAD

When a well-known, popular, and well-financed incumbent runs against a little known opponent, all the ingredients for a landslide are present. This is the way the U.S. Senate election in New Jersey is shaping up, as Democrat Bill Bradley begins his campaign for reelection against Republican challenger Mary Mochary. A Star—Ledger/Eagleton Poll conducted earlier this … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 26, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

PRESIDENTIAL POTPOURRI: ISSUES, INVOLVEMENT AND PRESIDENTIAL TRAITS

It is the pocketbook issues of inflation, unemployment and the federal deficit that New Jersey voters are most concerned about as they look past this week s Republican convention to November’s election. And it is on these same pocketbook issues that Ronald Reagan has his biggest advantage over Walter Mondale according to the Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 19, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEY: STRONG FOR REAGAN – 23 POINT LEAD

Walter Mondale trails far behind Ronald Reagan in New Jersey, a state many feel is crucial to his chance of beating the President in November’s election.  

Posted at 12:01 am August 12, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE GENDER GAP: DO WOMEN HATE REAGAN? OR, DO MEN LOVE HIM? NEW JERSEYANS ON SEX DISCRIMINATION; SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WORKING WOMEN

If only women voted in the 1984 Presidential election, Walter Mondale would carry the state of New Jersey. If only men voted, Ronald Reagan would be a landslide winner.  

Posted at 12:01 am June 10, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll