October 1985 - Center for Public Interest Polling

THE ASSEMBLY ELECTION: INCUMBENTS ARE POPULAR – SO ARE KEAN AND THE REPUBLICANS

The 1985 election for state Assembly is shaping up as a potentially good one for incumbents, with a majority of New Jersey voters giving legislators from their districts positive Job performance ratings. Democrats, however, hold only a small advantage over Republicans among voters who have decided which party’s candidates they plan to vote for in … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 20, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

VOTERS’ RESPONSE TO CAMPAIGN ISSUES: TOXICS. TAXES. AND MANAGING GOVERNMENT

Environmental protection and toxic waste continues to be the issue of greatest concern to voters in this year’s gubernatorial election. While Governor Kean does not receive high marks for the job his administration has done cleaning up toxic waste sites, his opponent Peter Shapiro has gained just a little ground on this issue over the … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 14, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

KEAN STILL RUNNING AGAINST HIMSELF (AND WINNING)

The situation has become more desperate for Democratic challenger Peter Shapiro as he struggles to catch popular Governor Tom Kean, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 13, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll