October 1998 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS’ CONTRARY VIEWS OF POLITICIANS: RE-ELECT THE SCOUNDRELS

Want a public opinion puzzle? OK. Explain this one: Most New Jerseyans have unfavorable views of politicians, think they go into and stay in politics for reasons of personal gain, and believe almost half of them to be corrupt. Yet the same people also say they are far more likely to vote for an experienced … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 18, 1998, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

PUBLIC EDUCATION IN NEW JERSEY: THE CLOSER YOU GET THE BETTER IT LOOKS; PARENTS GENERALLY SATISFIED: GIVE SCHOOLS A “B” ON MOST ATTRIBUTES

Public education in New Jersey is looking up. New Jerseyans give schools statewide and where they live more positive ratings than they did six years ago–an increase from about a C+ to a solid B. And those in a position to know best–parents of school-aged children–are the most positive in their assessments. Four-in-five report being … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 11, 1998, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Education, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll