1998 - Page 2 of 2 - Center for Public Interest Polling

VOLUNTEER AND CIVIC BEHAVIORS: A PORTRAIT OF NEW JERSEY’S SAMARITANS

An impressive number of New Jersey citizens are deeply involved in the lives of their communities or in causes and issues that are of personal importance to them, according to the most recent Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 22, 1998, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

HOV (Highly Overrated Vaccine?) LANES: IS THE CURE WORSE THAN THE DISEASE?

New Jersey residents are caught in gridlock over HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) lanes. While most people think they are a good idea in principle, they have serious reservations about how effective HOV lanes are in promoting car pooling and reducing traffic congestion, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 8, 1998, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Transportation

DUH and DUMBER: New Jersey Residents Know Little about their Politics and Government

New Jerseyans are woeflully ignorant about some basic facts of political life in their state, a new study has found. Consider the following from the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton poll: • Only half of the public knows that Republicans control the New Jersey state legislature. • Just one-in-three can name either of the two U.S. Senators from … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 1, 1998, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS AND WHITMAN: UNDECIDED TOGETHER

After four years in office and spending the fall making her case for reelection, New Jersey residents remain decidedly undecided about their Governor, Christine Todd Whitman. While most state residents like her, people feel they know very little about Whitman as a person. Moreover. despite keeping her promise to cut the state’s income tax, most … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 22, 1998, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

CLINTON JOB PERFORMANCE RATING

Following the pattern in the country as a whole, Bill Clinton’s job performance rating in New Jersey has soared in the wake of allegations of a sexual encounter between the President and former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Almost 7 in 10 New Jersey residents (69%) give Clinton positive marks of “excellent” or “good” in … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 20, 1998, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll