July 1990 - Center for Public Interest Polling

THE 1990 SENATE ELECTION: BRADLEY STARTS WITH A STRONG LEAD

As Democrat Bill Bradley begins his campaign for a third term in the U.S. Senate, he has close to a 4 to 1 lead over the Republican challenger Christine Todd Whitman. Bradley’s standing among voters as he prepares for the fall election is nearly identical with where he stood at a similar point in his … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am July 29, 1990, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

NEW .JERSEYANS DISAPPROVE OF NEW TAXES; MOST THINK SPENDING CUTS COULD HAVE BEEN GREATER AND THAT TAX PACKAGE WILL HURT MIDDLE CLASS

By very large margins, a majority of New Jerseyans disapprove of most parts of the package of new taxes recently passed by the State Legislature and signed into law by Governor Florio. Of all the various increases in state taxes recently enacted, the only one which is supported by a majority of residents is the … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am July 22, 1990, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

GOVERNOR FLORIO’S JOB PERFORMANCE RATING DROPS SHARPLY; PUBLIC EXPRESSES DISSATISFACTION WITH TAXES AND OTHER POLICIES

New Jersey Governor Jim Florio’s job performance ratings have taken a sharp decline. According to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll state residents are three times more likely to give the Governor negative than positive ratings. While 23 percent of the state’s residents give him positive ratings of excellent’ (4%) or “good” (19%), 68 percent feel his … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am July 15, 1990, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll