November 1991 - Center for Public Interest Polling

POLITICS IN NEW JERSEY: INTEREST, KNOWLEDGE, MEDIA USE A TWENTY YEAR RETROSPECTIVE

Overall New Jerseyans, are not very informed about their state government — 3-in-10 cannot identify the political party of the Governor; about 6-in-lO cannot name the political party that controls the state legislature; 3-in-4 did not know what state offices were being contested in the past election; and 9-in-lO cannot correctly name their state senator. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 24, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SEXUAL HARASSMENT VIEWED AS PROBLEM IN NEW JERSEY WORKPLACE

More than six-in-ten New Jersey residents say that sexual harassment is a serious problem in the workplace; and a majority (56%) say that companies operating in the state should be required by law to have a policy on sexual harassment.  

Posted at 12:01 am November 17, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

BUSH RATINGS DECLINE IN NEW JERSEY

Over the past four months there has been a 13 point drop in the number of New Jerseyans who give President George Bush a positive overall job performance rating, which is now at 56 percent.  

Posted at 12:01 am November 10, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

REPUBLICAN TREND IN 1991 LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS

Statewide, more New Jersey voters favor Republican than Democratic candidates for the State Senate and the Assembly. Interest in this election is up considerably from 1987, the last election when all 180 seats were contested. About 4-in-b voters say they are very interested in the legislative races.  

Posted at 12:01 am November 3, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll