September 1995 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS’ FAVOR A THIRD POLITICAL PARTY; BRADLEY AND POWELL ATTRACTIVE AS THIRD PARTY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

Six-in-ten of New Jerseyans favor the formation of a third political party to challenge Democrats and Republicans for President, Congress and state offices. A majority of state residents would consider voting for Senator Bill Bradley (58%) or General John Powell (56%) if they ran as third party presidential candidates in 1996, but are less likely to … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 17, 1995, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

JOB PERFORMANCE RATINGS: CLINTON UP, WHITMAN DOWN

While positive job performance ratings for President Bill Clinton have improved among New Jerseyans, Governor Christie Whitman’s job performance ratings have decreased. The President is given positive ratings by 4-in-10 New Jerseyans — an increase of 7 percentage points since February, 1995. The Governor’s positive ratings are now 48 percent — a decrease of 5 … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 15, 1995, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll