2000 - Center for Public Interest Polling

The Garden State in the 2000 Election: Gore and Corzine – Perfect Together

A week and a half before the nation votes on November 7, New Jersey still looks like it is firmly in the Democratic Party’s column. The state appears ready to give its 15 electoral votes to Vice President Al Gore, and to replace its retiring Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg with political newcomer Jon Corzine.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 29, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, George W. Bush, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

GORE’S LEAD TRIMMED BUT STILL SOLID GOING INTO FINAL DEBATE

Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore has dropped a few points from his double-digit lead of September, but still leads Republican George W. Bush by a margin of 46 to 37 percent among registered voters in New Jersey. Twelve percent say they are undecided, and the remainder say they intend to vote for minor party candidates … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 17, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

DYNAMICS OF THE PRESIDENTIAL: ‘GORE’GEOUS NJ PREFERS VP ON ISSUES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore is in solid shape in New Jersey. His current 10 percentage point lead among likely voters in the state is anchored both in voter alignment with him on the issues foremost in New Jerseyans’ minds, and in a significant preference for him over his Republican opponent George W. Bush on … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 25, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE SENATE ELECTION – IDEOLOGY & ISSUES

While Democratic Senate candidate Jon Corzine may be running one of the most progressive and leftist Senate campaigns in the 2000 election, less than one-quarter of New Jersey’s registered voters classify him as a liberal. In fact, the majority of registered voters—55 percent–report that they aren’t sure what ideological stance Corzine takes.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 18, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

NEW JERSEY GOES FOR GORE

Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore has helped himself tremendously among all but Republicans in New Jersey, solidifying his democratic base, and increasing his appeal to Independents and even male voters. Gore now holds a solid 13-point lead over Republican candidate George W. Bush among registered voters and a 10-point lead among likely voters.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 18, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CORZINE LEADS FRANKS IN NJ SENATE BID: MANY VOTERS HAVE YET TO TUNE IN TO NJ ELECTION

Labor Day has past, and with commendable back-to-school fervor, a majority of New Jerseyans—52 percent—are paying close attention to the U.S. Senate election. Unfortunately, it’s the Senate election in neighboring New York State between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican Rick Lazio to which they are attuned. Just one-quarter ofthis number—a lowly 14 percent—say they … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 17, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

WHAT NEW JERSEYANS ARE LIKE: A PERSONALITY SELF-ASSESSMENT

What are New Jerseyans like? What distinguishes people who live in the Garden State from those who have the misfortune to live in one ofthe other 49 states?  

Posted at 12:01 am July 9, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, New Jersey, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

DMV INSPECTION NIGHTMARE? ONLY A DREAM! MAJORITY OF NEW JERSEYANS GIVE THUMBS UP TO AUTO INSPECTIONS

Contrary to widespread belief; the vast majority of New Jersey is well satisfied with the state’s new motor vehicle inspection system. Only 2 in 10 report a longer wait since the new test’s inception; just under half say they made it through the test in less than fifteen minutes.  

Posted at 12:01 am July 3, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Transportation

THE 2000 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTON: NEW JERSEY IS A TOSS-UP

Democrat Al Gore leads Republican George W. Bush by a razor thin margin of 44 to 41 percent among likely New Jersey voters, according to the latest Star-ledger! Eagleton-Rutgers poll. The 3-point gap between the candidates falls within the poll’s margin of error, meaning the race for New Jersey’s coveted 15 electoral votes is a … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 22, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEY’S REACTION TO THE BIG-MONEY CORZINE CAMPAIGN: (NO) BIG DEAL

Democratic senatorial candidate Jon Corzine hit New Jersey with an air war the likes of which has never been seen in the Garden State, or for that matter in any state except perhaps California. Spending about 34 million, mostly from his own personal fortune, Corzine dropped over 3,700 air bombs in the form of commercials … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 18, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race