1992 - Center for Public Interest Polling

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IN NEW JERSEY: AN UPDATE

The Presidential race in New Jersey, which looked like it might be gaining momentum for President George Bush at the end of last week, seems to be stabilizing.  

Posted at 12:01 am November 3, 1992, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CLINTON LEADS IN NEW JERSEY

In the closing days of the election, it appears that Democrat challenger Bill Clinton will receive more votes from New Jersey voters than the incumbent President George Bush. However, the size of Clinton’s margin of victory will depend on who actually votes on November 3. Likely New Jersey voters give Democrat Bill Clinton a 12 … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 1, 1992, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN NEW JERSEY: ISSUES AND CHARACTER

New Jersey voters are making clear distinctions among the presidential candidates based on the issues that are being discussed in the campaign. On economic issues, Clinton is favored on controlling health care costs and providing jobs, while Bush is seen as better able to hold down taxes, and Perot is identified as the best to … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 27, 1992, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE PRESIDENTIAL RACE IN NEW JERSEY: CLINTON LEADS BUT PEROT GAINS

With the election about a week away, New Jersey residents who are the most likely to vote give Democrat Bill Clinton a 13 point lead over Republican incumbent George Bush — 44 to 31 percent — 17 percent plan to vote for Ross Perot. For Perot this is an increase of 6 points from the … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 25, 1992, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE MOOD OF THE NEW JERSEY ELECTORATE — IT’S TIME FOR A CHANGE

As New Jersey voters think about who to vote for on November 3, their feelings about the current economic and political situation in the country will help to guide theft decisions. An indicator of the mood of the electorate is that 8-in-lO registered voters say things in the country are “off on the wrong track” … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 4, 1992, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

DEMOCRATS FAVORED STATEWIDE IN CONGRESSIONAL RACES; FLORIO RATING IMPROVES

Registered voters in New Jersey say they will vote for the Democratic candidates for Congress in their own district over the Republican candidates by a 44 percent to 31 percent margin — a Democratic edge of 13 points. In 1990 and 1988 Democrats held smaller four point and five point leads statewide over the Republicans … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 27, 1992, in Congress, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ECONOMIC ISSUES DOMINATE VOTER CONCERNS; CLINTON SEEN AS BETTER ABLE TO HANDLE IMPORTANT ISSUES

Economic concerns top the list of issues New Jersey voters think are important in the 1992 presidential campaign. More than 9-in-lO voters say that both “providing jobs’ and “managing the economy” are very important issues in this presidential election. Also, more than 2-in-S voters specifically mention unemployment as the most important problem the next president … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 22, 1992, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Economy, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CLINTON LEADS BUSH IN NEW JERSEY

Democrat Bill Clinton now has a 13 point lead over Republican incumbent George Bush — 52 to 39 percent — among registered voters in New Jersey. However, about 1-in-4 registered voters might change their minds before election day. These results are a reversal from four months ago when Bush enjoyed a 21 point lead over … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 20, 1992, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS FAVOR BUSH IN GENERAL ELECTION; MANY DISSATISFIED WITH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

In a three-candidate race for the November presidential election, 42 percent of New Jerseyans say they would vote for George Bush, 24 percent for Bill Clinton, and 22 percent for Ross Perot. If Perot is not on the ballot, 54 percent of state residents say they would vote for Bush and 34 percent would cast … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 24, 1992, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS’ VIEWPOINT ON THE SALES TAX REPEAL

The legislation to roll back the state sales tax from 7 to 6 percent that was passed by the New Jersey State Legislature is waiting for Governor Jim Florio’s approval or veto. There is not a clear consensus on the decision New Jerseyans would like the Governor to take — only slightly more state residents … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 17, 1992, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll