February 1988 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT STATE LOTTERY, THOUGH MANY SEE NEGATIVE SOCIAL COSTS

The vast majority of New Jerseyans- -more than 3-in-s–support the existence of the State Lottery, and an equal number believe it is a legitimate way for the state to raise money. According to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, however, many citizens also recognize some possibly negative sides to the lottery- -such as encouraging people to gamble … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 28, 1988, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CONCERN OVER AIDS RISES IN NEW JERSEY

New Jerseyans have grown significantly more concerned about AIDS over the last two years, to the point that more than 6-in-10 now say it is a “very serious” threat to the general public here in New Jersey. Also, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, most residents believe AIDS is likely to spread beyond certain high … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 21, 1988, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

LAUTENBERG HOLDS EARLY LEAD OVER DAWKINS IN RACE FOR U.S. SENATE

While it is still well before the 1988 campaign for the U.S. Senate begins officially in New Jersey, incumbent Democrat Frank Lautenberg holds a comfortable though not overwhelming lead over his expected Republican opponent Pete Dawkins. According to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, Lautenberg leads Dawkins in the preferences of New Jersey voters by a 44 … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 14, 1988, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll