March 2010 - Center for Public Interest Polling

GARDEN STATE RESIDENTS SUPPORT HEALTH CARE REFORM BUT ARE UNHAPPY WITH PROPOSED BILL BEFORE CONGRESS

Support for health care reform remains strong in New Jersey, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll that finds 81 percent of residents say the healthcare system needs to be changed. Only 17 percent believe the current system works well enough.  

Posted at 12:00 am March 11, 2010, in Congress, Healthcare, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEY VOTERS GENERALLY FAVORABLE TO CHRISTIE BUT DON’T LIKE HIS TAX CUT FOR THE WEALTHY

As Gov. Chris Christie prepares to give his budget address March 16, he has significant support from New Jersey registered voters, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. Christie is viewed favorably by 45 percent, and unfavorably by 26 percent. Another 26 percent feel neither favorable nor unfavorable toward him. Christie’s positive rating comes though … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am March 8, 2010, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

2010 CONGRESSIONAL VOTE IN NEW JERSEY EIGHT MONTHS OUT; MOST INCUMBENTS IN GOOD SHAPE BUT MANY VOTERS UNDECIDED

Despite voter dissatisfaction with Washington politics, most incumbent members of Congress in New Jersey do not appear in great danger of losing their seats, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today.  

Posted at 12:00 am March 5, 2010, in Barack Obama, Congress, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEY TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS SEE OBAMA AS SOCIALIST, UN-AMERICAN AND DISCONNECTED

Seventy five percent of New Jersey Republicans with a favorable impression of the TEA Party movement think President Barack Obama is a socialist, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. Republicans who do not favor the movement disagree, with only 38 percent calling Obama a socialist.  

Posted at 12:00 am March 2, 2010, in Barack Obama, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll