May 1985 - Center for Public Interest Polling
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.