September 2001 - Center for Public Interest Polling

THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR NARROWS SLIGHTLY BUT McGREEVEY’S LEAD REMAINS LARGE

The race for New Jersey Governor has tightened some over the past month, but Democrat Jim McGreevey maintains a large lead over his opponent, Republican Bret Schundler. According to a new Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll, McGreevey leads Schundler 46 percent to 31 percent among likely voters, with one in five voters still undecided. Last month McGreevey led … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 30, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEY REACTS TO SEPTEMBER 11, 2001: PATRIOTISM & PRAYER; ANGER & ATTACK

Patriotism laced with anger is New Jersey’s reaction to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Just over one-fifth say they know of someone who was seriously injured or lost that day, and the vast majority believe the United States should take military action against those responsible, even if it means that innocent people will … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 28, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Terrorism

GUBERNATORIAL ISSUES: EDUCATION AND AUTO INSURANCE TOP VOTERS’ CONCERNS: McGREEVEY SUPPORTERS MORE CONCERNED ABOUT ISSUES

As the general election season in this year’s race for governor heats up, New Jersey voters have serious issue concerns, with “education” and “auto insurance rates” topping the list according to a new Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll. Three-quarters of registered voters in the Garden State say that education is an “extremely important” issue to them in this … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 2, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Education, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll