May 1985 - Center for Public Interest Polling

THE PUBLIC LOOKS BACK ON KEAN’S FIRST TERM

New Jerseyans are very pleased with the performance of their Governor during the last few years. Tom Kean is widely viewed as a popular and strong leader, who has been successful in guiding and promoting the state. These are some of the main findings of a recent Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll that asked a statewide sample to … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 26, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

KEAN WELL POSITIONED IN BID FOR REELECTION

Whoever wins the June 4 Democratic primary will find the toughest part of his job ahead of him. Six months before the general election, incumbent Governor Thomas Kean appears to have a smooth road ahead of him on his way to reelection, according to a recent Star-.Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 26, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYAN’S RESPONSE TO THE WATER SHORTAGE: MANY NOT AWARE OF RESTRICTIONS

Most New Jerseyans have heard of the drought emergency in northern Jersey, declared by Governor Kean on April 17. However, nearly one-half of residents in restricted areas are not aware that restrictions are in effect in their communities, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 19, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS SPEAK OUT ON THE ISSUES: THE BOTTLE BILL, MOUNT LAUREL, SMOKING

The Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll recently asked New Jerseyans how they felt about three important issues currently being debated by their government: the bottle bill, the “Mount Laurel” housing decisions, and legislation to limit or ban smoking in public places.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 16, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

STATE SHARPLY SPLIT OVER REAGAN’S BITBURG VISIT

The New Jersey public is evenly divided over whether President Reagan should have gone to visit a German military cemetery in Bitburg, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll. Statewide, 38 percent said they approved of Reagan’s actions while 40 percent disapproved. The remainder expressed no opinion.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 12, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll