November 2012 - Center for Public Interest Polling

CHRISTIE GAINS AS SMART, EFFECTIVE LEADER

Polls released over the last week show Gov. Chris Christie with one of the highest approval ratings ever recorded for a New Jersey governor. Analysis from the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll says the reason is voters are much more likely to see him as a smart, effective leader than they were before Superstorm Sandy.  

Posted at 12:00 pm November 29, 2012, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CHRISTIE RE-ELECTION SUPPORT SOARS IN SANDY AFTERMATH

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, 59 percent of New Jersey registered voters support a second term for Gov. Chris Christie, while only 32 percent oppose his re-election, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Support for Christie’s re-election has risen dramatically from late September, when 44 percent favored re-election and 47 percent opposed it.  

Posted at 12:00 pm November 27, 2012, in Cory Booker, Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

HIGH MARKS FOR CHRISTIE, OBAMA, AND BIPARTISANSHIP IN SANDY AFTERMATH, RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL FINDS

Garden Staters have responded very positively to NJ Gov. Chris Christie’s leadership following Superstorm Sandy, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. More than 90 percent praise the governor for his handling of the storm: 69 percent say Christie handled the crisis “very well” and another 23 percent say he handled it “somewhat well.”  

Posted at 12:01 am November 21, 2012, in Barack Obama, Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SUPERSTORM SANDY AFFECTS TWO-THIRDS OF GARDEN STATERS, RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL FINDS

Two-thirds of New Jersey residents were affected when Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the Garden State three weeks ago, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Only 35 percent report they were not touched by storm, which caused massive damage throughout the state.  

Posted at 12:01 am November 20, 2012, in Barack Obama, Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll