October 1994 - Center for Public Interest Polling

THE MOOD OF THE NEW JERSEY ELECTORATE

Candidates running for election in New Jersey are dealing with voters who are cynical about campaign promises and angry about the way government works. Nine-in-ten likely voters agree that many political candidates make promises that they do not keep, and 7-in- 10 say that they often get angry about actions government takes. Looking specifically at … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 30, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ISSUES IN THE U.S. SENATE RACE

With three weeks remaining in the U.S. Senate campaign, no single issue dominates New Jersey voters’ agenda. One-fifth feel crime is the most important issue in this Senate campaign, 14 percent say it is the problem of unemployment, 13 percent feel it is health care, and 9 percent say taxes.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 24, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

SENATE RACE TIGHTENS: MORE NEW JERSEYANS CERTAIN ABOUT CANDIDATES

Since early September, Republican challenger Garabed (Chuck) Haytaian has gained more supporters than Democratic incumbent Frank Lautenberg as voters become more decisive about their choice for the U.S. Senate. Haytaian’s firm support has grown by 9 percentage points to 25 percent compared to a 5 percentage point increase for Lautenberg to 31 percent. Forty-four percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 23, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

HEALTH CARE ISSUES: THE VIEW FROM NEW JERSEY SUPPORT FOR DRASTIC HEALTH CARE CHANGES AND UNIVERSAL COVERAGE DECLINES

During the last two years there has been a shift in New Jerseyans’ opinions about the nation’s health care system, from support for major changes to a more moderate approach. The percentage of state residents who feel the country’s health care system needs to be completely rebuilt has declined 12 percentage points from 50 to … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 2, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Healthcare, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll