April 2016 - Center for Public Interest Polling

CHRISTIE’S NJ RATINGS HIT NEW ALL-TIME LOWS POST-TRUMP SUPPORT, BUT VOTERS CITE GOV.’S ATTITUDE, GOVERNING, AND DISHONESTY AS MAIN REASONS

As Gov. Chris Christie’s top pick for president continues to climb in the polls, the governor’s own ratings have dropped to their lowest yet, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 26 percent of New Jersey registered voters now have a favorable opinion of Christie – down three points since February. Sixty-four percent are unfavorable … Read more …

Posted at 2:06 pm April 28, 2016, in Donald Trump, Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NJ VOTERS MORE ANGRY, AFRAID OF TRUMP THAN ANY OTHER 2016 CANDIDATE; TRUMP’S POLICY POSITIONS AND PERSONA FUEL VIEWS OF GOP FRONTRUNNER

Donald Trump may be the GOP frontrunner in New Jersey, but the real estate mogul provokes some strong negative reactions from many registered voters in the Garden State, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.

Posted at 12:28 pm April 25, 2016, in 2016 Election, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

OVER HALF OF NJ REPUBLICANS CHOOSE TRUMP; CLINTON STILL LEADS BUT LOSING GROUND AGAINST SANDERS

As Donald Trump looks poised for victory in New York, he continues to lead with Republican voters on this side of the Hudson as well, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Breaking the 50-percent mark in New Jersey for the first time since announcing his candidacy last summer, Trump was named by 52 percent of … Read more …

Posted at 3:29 pm April 18, 2016, in 2016 Election, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton

END-OF-LIFE CARE IN NEW JERSEY: MAJORITY HAS THOUGHT ABOUT, DISCUSSED PLANS BUT FAR FEWER HAVE WRITTEN A LIVING WILL

In advance of National Health Care Decisions Day on April 16, more than six in 10 New Jerseyans say they are mostly comfortable with getting older and have even thought about and discussed their wishes for medical treatment near the end of their life. What residents are actually doing to prepare for this moment, and … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 14, 2016, in Health Matters Poll, Healthcare, New Jersey, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll