October 1993 - Center for Public Interest Polling

FLORIO MAINTAINS LEAD

With just a few days left before the election, voters favor the incumbent Jim Florio over the challenger Christine Todd Whitman by a margin of 48 to 39 percent among likely voters. However, there are signs that many New Jerseyans are still in the process of selecting a candidate to vote for. Since a poll … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 31, 1993, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

FLORIO SCORES GAINS ON ISSUES AND IMAGE; MAJORITY FEEL WHITMAN TAX PLAN NOT CREDIBLE

As the 1993 gubernatorial campaign enters its final two weeks, voters are divided over which candidate would do a better job across a number of issue areas. The issues that Whitman has the greatest edge over Florio are holding down taxes, creating jobs, and holding down auto insurance costs. In comparison, more voters feel the … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 19, 1993, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

FLORIO MAINTAINS LEAD OVER WHITMAN; UNFAVORABLE IMPRESSIONS OF BOTH CANDIDATES INCREASE

As the race for Governor enters its final weeks, Jim Florio leads Christine Todd Whitman by a margin of 52 to 40 percent and 8 percent are undecided. Support for Floria has increased 5 percentage points since the September poll and Whitman’s support increased 2 percentage points.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 17, 1993, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SCHOOL FUNDING: NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT EQUAL SPENDING FOR ALL SCHOOL DISTRICTS

As the state waits for a court ruling on the legal issues involved with the distribution of funding for public school education, 3-in-4 New Jerseyans agree that spending for education must be equal in all of New Jersey’s school districts. In addition, while 6-in-10 residents feel that the state needs to provide additional funding for … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 3, 1993, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Education, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll