December 2012 - Center for Public Interest Polling

GUN VIOLENCE WORRIES CLIMB IN WAKE OF CONNECTICUT SHOOTING

Following the massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, 77 percent of New Jersey adults are “very concerned” about gun violence in America, a significant increase from the 66 percent who were very concerned in a late August Rutgers-Eagleton poll of registered voters. Seventy-two percent of Garden Staters now think controlling gun ownership is more important … Read more …

Posted at 6:58 am December 21, 2012, in Gun Control, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEY VOTERS TELL RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL THAT COUNTRY WILL REMAIN DIVIDED

Following President Barack Obama’s re-election, 49 percent of New Jersey voters say the country will become more divided, while only 40 percent think Americans will become more united, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton poll released today. Even so, two-thirds of respondents remain optimistic about the next four years.  

Posted at 12:00 pm December 4, 2012, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll