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NEW JERSEY GENERATIONS: A Look at Political and Social Differences

Generations in New Jersey: The Cast of Characters:  

Posted at 12:01 am June 27, 1999, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SPORTS STARS WARS: WHERE TO BUILD THE NEW ARENA(S) MEADOWLANDS PREFERRED NETS FANS OK WITH NEWARK; DEVILS FANS DOWN ON HOBOKEN

There will be at least one new sports arena built in northern New Jersey in the near ture. The New Jersey Nets want to move to Newark. The New Jersey Devils want to move to Hoboken. But if they were to play in the same arena the majority of their fans would prefer they stay … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 23, 1999, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

The New Jersey 2000 Senate Race: Here We Go Again! Election Looks Competitive with Whitman as Frontrunner Most Satisfied with Whitman – Florio Matchup

Despite engendering a very mixed public reaction, former Governor Jim Florio runs a surprisingly close second to Governor Christie Whitman and does better against her than two lesser-known Democrats in early matchups for the 2000 U.S. Senate race tested by the Star Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 16, 1999, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

ONE STATE, TWO VOICES: RACIAL PROFILING ANGERS BLACKS; WHITES INDIFFERENT GOVERNOR’S JOB PERFORMANCE RATING STABLE

The controversy swirling around the State Police’s use of racial profiling–which has engulfed Governor Whitman’s nomination of Attorney General Peter Verniero to the Supreme Court–is viewed very differently by White and Black New Jerseyans.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 9, 1999, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CONFIDENCE IN INSTITUTIONS

The most recent Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll took a look at how much confidence New Jerseyans have in 17 prominent political, social and economic institutions. Just six of the 17 could be said to be held in a positive state of trust, another five—including government—seem to be held in a state of suspicion where the public is not … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 14, 1999, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Roll and Pay: Gambling in the Garden State

Gambling in the Garden State is a double-edged sword. On the one hand NJ residents really like gambling. We do an awfiul lot of it in a variety of forms—especially the lottery. Additionally, New Jerseyans take pride in Atlantic City and recognize the contribution gambling makes to the state’s coffers.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 8, 1999, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

JOB PERFORMANCE: WHITMAN GOOD, CLINTON GREAT; WHITMAN’S POLITICAL FUTURE: ANOTHER CLOSE RACE (vs. LAUTENBERG)? And THE MYSTERY OF THE DISAPPEARING REPUBLICANS

Time appears to have stood still for Governor Christie Whitman. A new poH, largely completed before her State of the State address last week, finds virtually no change over the last ear in her oh performance rating (good. but not great) or the number of state residents feeling she has some major accomplishment to point … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am January 17, 1999, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race