August 2014 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT AMMUNITION MAGAZINE LIMIT VETO; BUT MAJORITY SAYS GOV. CHRISTIE SHOULD HAVE MET WITH SANDY HOOK PARENTS

Following Gov. Chris Christie’s veto last month of legislation designed to reduce the legal size of firearm ammunition magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a plurality of New Jerseyans agree with Christie’s decision, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Given arguments for and against the measure, 49 percent of Garden State residents support Christie’s latest … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 19, 2014, in Governor Chris Christie, Gun Control, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

VOTERS REMAIN NEGATIVE ABOUT ‘BRIDGEGATE,’ OTHER ALLEGATIONS; BUT HALF SAY CHRISTIE IS PUTTING SCANDALS BEHIND HIM

Seven months after the George Washington Bridge scandal burst Gov. Chris Christie’s ratings bubble, almost half of New Jersey voters continue to doubt the governor’s explanation of what happened. According to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, 47 percent of registered voters say they do not believe Christie at all, while another 24 percent say they somewhat … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 14, 2014, in George Washington Bridge, Governor Chris Christie

SLIM MAJORITY OF N.J. VOTERS APPROVE CHRISTIE’S OVERALL JOB PERFORMANCE; REMAIN LESS POSITIVE ON MOST INDIVIDUAL ISSUES

As New Jersey Governor Chris Christie ramps up his travel schedule to states like Iowa and New Hampshire, back home his overall job approval continues to hover just above 50 percent, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Remaining well below his post-Superstorm Sandy high of 73 percent, 52 percent of registered New Jersey voters now … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 12, 2014, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie

NJ VOTERS NAME CHRISTIE, CLINTON TOP CHOICES FOR PRESIDENT CLINTON LEADS IN HEAD-TO-HEAD MATCH UP

Asked to choose their party’s presidential candidate for 2016, New Jersey Republicans give top honors to Gov. Chris Christie, while Democrats overwhelmingly pick former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Two years ahead of the election, more than 7 in 10 Republicans and Democrats can name a preferred nominee.  

Posted at 4:00 pm August 7, 2014, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton