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NEW JERSEYANS SEE NEW CONGRESS CHANGING COUNTRY’S DIRECTION

As 2014 winds down, New Jerseyans see both change and continuity for Congress, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. More than half of the state’s residents believe Republican control of the Senate will change the country’s direction, with 19 percent saying things will change a lot, and 38 percent seeing some change coming. About a … Read more …

Posted at 2:00 pm December 19, 2014, in Congress, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

In the Aftermath of 2010 Elections, Republicans Want Congress to Fix Health Care Reform; Democrats Want Job Creation

New Jersey Democrats and Republicans have differing priorities for the new U.S. Congress, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. While Democrats name “jobs” as their top priority, Republicans focus on fixing the health care reform law as the most important task for Congress. Independents, while having favored Republican congressional candidates by 11 points (46 percent to 35 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:22 pm December 14, 2010, in Congress, Healthcare, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Unemployment

NEW JERSEY CONGRESSIONAL RACES TIGHTENING; REPUBLICANS MORE MOTIVATED APPROACHING FINISH LINE

With the midterm election only days away, New Jersey voters statewide are moving toward Republicans, as the overall generic ballot tightens, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. While 41 percent of registered voters say they will vote for a Democrat, with 31 percent preferring a Republican, likely voters are leaning more Republican; a … Read more …

Posted at 4:29 pm October 28, 2010, in Congress, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ADLER, RUNYAN TIED IN THIRD DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL RACE

With a week to go until Election Day, incumbent Democrat John Adler and his challenger, Republican Jon Runyan, are tied in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. Among likely voters, both Adler and Runyan get support from 44 percent, while independent Peter DeStefano is at 4 percent and 9 percent say they still … Read more …

Posted at 9:04 am October 26, 2010, in Congress, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

DEMOCRATS REMAIN STRONG IN NJ CONGRESSIONAL POLL

New Jersey voters seem to be moving toward Democrats in a statewide test of generic congressional candidates, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. Among registered voters, 45 percent say they would vote for a Democrat for Congress, up from 38 percent in August and 33 percent in February. Republican support has stayed consistent, … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am October 1, 2010, in Congress, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ADLER MAINTAINS LEAD IN 3RD DISTRICT

Third Congressional District incumbent Democrat John Adler has increased his lead among registered voters to nine points over Republican challenger Jon Runyan, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. With third party candidate Peter DeStefano included, Adler leads with 40 percent (up from 31 percent in August), followed by 31 percent for Runyan (up from 25 … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am September 29, 2010, in Congress, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL SHOWS DEMOCRATIC INCUMBENTS SAFE, BUT REPUBLICANS SAFER

Will New Jersey voters support their incumbent congressional representatives in this fall’s contentious midterm elections? Their answers depend on how the question is asked.  

Posted at 12:00 am August 17, 2010, in Congress, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ADLER HOLDS LEAD IN NEW JERSEY 3RD DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL RACE

In the already heated battle for Congress in New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District, incumbent Democrat John Adler holds a narrow lead over Republican challenger Jon Runyan, among all registered voters according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. With third party candidate Peter DeStefano included, Adler leads 31 percent to 25 percent, while DeStefano polls at 4 … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am August 10, 2010, in Congress, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT HEALTH CARE LAW PASSED BY CONGRESS

New Jerseyans generally support the health care reform law passed by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama, a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll shows. While a late February Rutgers-Eagleton Poll found that two-thirds believed then that Congress should start over with the bill, 48 percent of New Jersey residents now support the law, while 40 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm April 8, 2010, in Congress, Healthcare, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Obamacare, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

GARDEN STATE RESIDENTS SUPPORT HEALTH CARE REFORM BUT ARE UNHAPPY WITH PROPOSED BILL BEFORE CONGRESS

Support for health care reform remains strong in New Jersey, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll that finds 81 percent of residents say the healthcare system needs to be changed. Only 17 percent believe the current system works well enough.  

Posted at 12:00 am March 11, 2010, in Congress, Healthcare, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll