May 1992 - Center for Public Interest Polling

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

NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT ABORTION NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS; OPPOSE LAWS TO RESTRICT ABORTIONS

The complexity of the abortion issue is underscored by the range of different viewpoints expressed by New Jerseyans. While 2-in-3 residents oppose any new laws in New Jersey to restrict a woman’s right to have an abortion, 8-in-10 support parental notification and 7-in-10 favor spousal notification. However, when it comes to issues of personal choice. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 10, 1992, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ECONOMIC ISSUES TOP PUBLIC CONCERN LEADERS’ PERFORMANCE RATINGS REMAIN LOW

In the past year, economic issues have surpassed taxes on New Jerseyans’ list of important issues facing the state. According to the most recent Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, 2-in-5 name economic issues compared to 1-in-5 who say taxes are their chief concern.  

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