June 2006 - Center for Public Interest Polling
New Jersey drivers say they are taking mass transit more often and shopping for vehicles that get better gas mileage, but there is little change in the percentage that are scaling back travel plans this summer in response to high gas prices.
When asked which characteristics best capture what it means to be an American, New Jersey adults point to respect for religious beliefs as the most important, followed by voting regularly and speaking English as one’s primary language. Buying only American-made products and having been born in the United States were among the least important characteristics, … Read more …
By a ratio of two to one, New Jersey adults support legalizing civil unions for gays and lesbians, while a majority supports gay marriage and opposes a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would define marriage as solely being between a man and a woman, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez holds a four-point lead over state Sen. Tom Kean Jr. in the race for U.S. Senate, and a growing percentage of voters are associating Kean with President Bush, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.
As the July 1 deadline for a state budget approaches, a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll finds that New Jersey residents don’tapprove of Gov. Jon Corzine’s handling of the budget; they prefer budget cuts to tax increases, with tourism promotion, the arts, and roads and highways the top candidates for spending reductions.