August 2010 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL SHOWS DEMOCRATIC INCUMBENTS SAFE, BUT REPUBLICANS SAFER

Will New Jersey voters support their incumbent congressional representatives in this fall’s contentious midterm elections? Their answers depend on how the question is asked.  

Posted at 12:00 am August 17, 2010, in Congress, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

VOTERS THINK GOV. CHRISTIE IS STUBBORN BUT INDEPENDENT AND SMART

New Jersey’s registered voters think Gov. Chris Christie is “stubborn,” but they also see him as “independent” and “smart,” according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. About 4 in 10 Garden Staters think these words describe Christie “very well,” while fewer than 2 in 10 say they do not describe him at all. Given a … Read more …

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

ADLER HOLDS LEAD IN NEW JERSEY 3RD DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL RACE

In the already heated battle for Congress in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District, incumbent Democrat John Adler holds a narrow lead over Republican challenger Jon Runyan, among all registered voters according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. With third party candidate Peter DeStefano included, Adler leads 31 percent to 25 percent, while DeStefano polls at 4 … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am August 10, 2010, in Congress, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll