2012 Election Archives - Center for Public Interest Polling

ROMNEY LEADS SANTORUM AS TOP GOP CONTENDER IN NEW JERSEY BUT WOULD LOSE TO OBAMA

With just over three months until the New Jersey primary and nine months from the presidential election, New Jersey Republicans continue to prefer former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney as their standard-bearer in the battle against President Barack Obama. But Romney has yet to solidify his support here, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:00 pm February 23, 2013, in 2012 Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

OBAMA WIDENS NEW JERSEY LEAD OVER ROMNEY

On the eve of today’s first presidential debate, likely New Jersey voters give President Obama a 17-point lead over former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney – a three- point increase since August. According to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, 56 percent of New Jersey voters say they prefer Obama while 39 percent support Romney. Another 2 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm October 3, 2012, in 2012 Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ADDING RYAN TO TICKET DOES LITTLE FOR ROMNEY IN NEW JERSEY

Rutgers-Eagleton Poll finds more than half of likely voters not influenced by choice Adding Wisconsin’s U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan to his ticket has done little so far for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney among likely New Jersey voters, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. While 21 percent say adding Ryan to the ticket makes them … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm August 30, 2012, in 2012 Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

OBAMA HOLDS DOUBLE-DIGIT LEAD AMONG NEW JERSEY LIKELY VOTERS

As the Republican National Convention begins in Tampa, New Jersey voters give President Barack Obama a 14-point lead over former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Among likely voters polled just before the GOP convention, 51 percent say they would vote for Obama while 37 percent support Romney. Another 6 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm August 29, 2012, in 2012 Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

OBAMA SLIPS, ROMNEY GAINS AMONG NEW JERSEYANS IN RUTGERS-EAGLETON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION POLL

Although he still is viewed favorably by 55 percent of New Jersey’s voters, President Obama’s favorability rating has dipped five percentage points since his high-water mark in February, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. One-third of voters hold unfavorable views of the president and 12 percent have no opinion.  

Posted at 12:00 pm June 16, 2012, in 2012 Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ROMNEY STILL PREFERRED BY NEW JERSEY GOP; OBAMA LOOKS STRONG AGAINST TOP REPUBLICAN CHALLENGERS

New Jersey Republican voters continue to make former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney their candidate of choice against President Barack Obama, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. While former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has built a following here, registered Republicans and independents leaning Republican prefer Romney by 28 percent to 20 percent over Gingrich.

Posted at 12:00 pm December 21, 2011, in 2012 Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEY VOTERS: OBAMA DOES NOT DESERVE A SECOND TERM; REPUBLICANS SOMEWHAT SATISFIED WITH CHOICES

Only 43 percent of New Jersey’s registered voters think President Barack Obama deserves to be re-elected in 2012, down from 48 percent in February 2011, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Another 47 percent say Obama does not deserve to be re-elected, up from 39 percent in February. Meanwhile, the state’s Republican voters are not overly enthusiastic about … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 25, 2011, in 2012 Election, Barack Obama, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NJ Voters Say No to a Gov. Christie Presidential Bid in 2012

Gov. Chris Christie has been adamant that he has no plans to run for president in 2012, and results from a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll suggest that if he did, New Jersey voters would not be pleased. Only 22 percent of registered voters support a 2012 presidential bid by Christie, while 65 percent oppose and 12 … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am April 14, 2011, in 2012 Election, Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll