1984 - Page 2 of 2 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS VIEW THEIR LEGAL SYSTEM – COURTS AND JUDGES: Many Skirt Jury Duty but Have High Opinions of New Jersey Judges

While about one New Jerseyan in five has been summoned for jury duty in the last two years, less than half of those called actually reported, leading to a pool of potential jurors that differs from a representative sample of the general public in some important ways.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 27, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CRIME AND SAFETY CONCERNS SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT – ALSO: GOVERNOR/LEGISLATURE JOB PERFORMANCE RATINGS

Over the last three years there has been a dramatic change for the better in how New Jerseyans reel. about crime and neighborhood safety, according to the most recent Star—Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 20, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

HOW NEW JERSEYANS VIEW REAGAN: POPULAR WITH SOME WEAK SPOTS

Ronald Reagan is well positioned in New Jersey for his re-election bid this fall. The President remains fairly popular and is widely viewed as a strong leader who has made needed changes reducing the size and activity of government.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 13, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS; MONDALE OVER HART; REAGAN OVER DEMOCRATS

With the New Jersey primary a month away, former Vice President Walter Mondale has an 11 point lead over Colorado Senator Gary Hart among those planning to vote in the June 5 Democratic primary, according to a Star—Ledger/Eagleton Poll. The Reverend Jesse Jackson is well behind Mondale and Hart.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 6, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CONFIDENCE IN INSTITUTIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS DIPS

New Jerseyans’ confidence in a variety of institutions and organizations has dropped slightly from the last time readings were taken in 1978, according to the Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 1, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CONCERN OVER AIR AND WATER POLLUTION INCREASES

New Jerseyans have become increasingly concerned about air and water pollution over the past five years. State residents would favor stranger efforts to control pollution even if they resulted in higher taxes, according to the most recent Star—Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 25, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS CONFUSED AND CYNICAL ABOUT AT&T BREAKUP

New Jerseyans are reacting to the breakup of the Bell system with confusion and cynicism, according to the latest Star—Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

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

TOXIC WASTES: PANIC LESSENS BUT PROBLEM REMAINS A MAJOR CONCERN

While public concern over the safe storage and disposal of toxic wastes is no longer at the “crisis” level of 1980 and 1982, New Jerseyites believe toxic clean up to be a more serious problem than such bread—and—butter issues as unemployment and inflation. A Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll of 80 state residents conducted between February 2 and … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 11, 1984, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

RESPONSIVENESS AND INTEGRITY OF STATE GOVERNMENT AT HIGHEST LEVEL IN DECADE

New Jerseyans’ faith in their state government is at its highest mark in 10 years, according to the Star-Ledger/Eagleton. Poll. While many remain cynical about the political system, interviews with 804 state residents conducted between February 2 and 12 found a greater number of people believing that state government is responsive to the public and … Read more …

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