June 1997 - Center for Public Interest Polling

1997 GUBERNATORIAL RACE: IDENTIFICATION OF ISSUES

Taxes and automobile insurance are two issues that New Jersey voters identify as being the most important in the 1997 Gubernatorial Election. In addition, about 8-in-10 voters report their opinions about taxes and automobile insurance will influence who they will select for Governor. While about 6-in-10 report their opinions about the tunnel in Atlantic City … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 18, 1997, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

1997 GUBERNATORIAL RACE: VOTERS’ VIEWS ON WHTMAN’S 1993 CAMPAIGN PROMISES UNCERTAIN VOTERS SHIFT PREFERENCES

About 4-in-10 New Jersey voters say Governor Whitman has kept most of her 1993 campaign promises. In the voters’ evaluations of the Governor’s performance on a range of different issues, she gets her highest evaluations for protecting the environment and for holding down state income taxes. Her lowest grades are for holding down property taxes … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 17, 1997, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

1997 GUBERNATORIAL RACE: MOST VOTERS UNCERTAIN ABOUT CHOICE WHITMAN MORE WIDELY KNOWN THAN MCGREEVEY

As the 1997 campaign for Governor of New Jersey begins, half (53%) of registered New Jerseyans are not yet firm in their selection of a candidate. Among registered voters who say they will not change their minds before Election Day, Christie Whitman (22%) and Jim MeGreevey (25%) have about equal support. Whitman has a 44 … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 10, 1997, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll