Earlier Press Releases and Polls Archives - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS REMAIN MIXED ABOUT GARDEN STATE’S QUALITY OF LIFE; IT’S A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE, BUT NOT TO LOOK FOR WORK OR RETIRE

Almost six in 10 New Jersey residents call their state a good or excellent place to live, but those who call the Garden State home clearly recognize its strengths and weaknesses, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. While 58 percent believe New Jersey is a good or excellent place to raise a family and about 70 … Read more …

Posted at 2:30 pm December 15, 2015, in Business, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Economy, Entertainment, Family, New Jersey, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Quality of Life, Recreation, Retirement, Right Direction Wrong Track, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes, Unemployment

RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL CELEBRATES ITS 200TH N.J. SURVEY

The Rutgers-Eagleton Poll celebrates its 200th poll this month. The poll stands as the centerpiece of survey research at Eagleton’s Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP). After more than four decades of asking Garden State residents about politics and policy, results from the 200th poll will be released over the next several weeks. The poll … Read more …

Posted at 7:00 am December 8, 2015, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Polls (1991-2005)

The Rutgers-Eagleton Poll started in 1971 and conducted a series of statewide polls in partnership with the Newark Star-Ledger from 1983 through 2005. Press releases from the Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll for the years 1991 through 2005 can be found by clicking the title above.

Posted at 12:00 pm November 13, 2005, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls

GARDEN STATE INCHES TOWARD KERRY

In a presidential race that many New Jersey voters believe will be the most important election they have ever voted in, the debate on domestic issues has further defined the difference between President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry. The latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll found that growing support for the challenger among men, senior citizens … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 19, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

FIRST DEBATE GIVES KERRY EDGE; Women Voters Drive a Changing Electorate

Women voters and national security — these are the keys to New Jersey’s evolving electorate. Once considered by most observers to be a safe bet for Democratic challenger John Kerry, New Jersey’s presidential race has caught the attention of partisans from both camps. President George W. Bush lost this state to Al Gore by 16 … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 8, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

McGREEVEY, WE HARDLY KNEW YE

It’s been four weeks since James McGreevey shocked New Jersey with the announcement that he is gay and will resign his office on November 15. And in that time, little has changed in public attitudes toward the Governor and his decision.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 13, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

9/11 PAIN STILL LINGERS

While the scars of September 11,2001 are not as deep as they were on the first anniversary of those events, many New Jerseyans still can’t shake the specter of that tragedy. Nearly half still think about the attacks at least a few times a week. And while they feel more secure now than they did … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 10, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Terrorism

THE PRESIDENT BOUNCES BACK; Concerns Over Terrorism Cast Doubts About Kerry

Many of the speakers at the recent Republican convention questioned John Kerry’s ability to keep the country safe. This seems to have wiped out the large lead the Democratic challenger built among New Jersey voters following his own party’s nominating convention. Driven by voter concerns on who can do a better job with the war … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 9, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Terrorism

NEW JERSEY PUBLIC REACTS TO GOVERNOR’S RESIGNATION

New Jerseyans are trying to sort out the recent bombshell dropped by James McGreevey. On Thursday, the Governor announced that he is gay and vill resign from office because of issues surrounding an extramarital affair with another man. On first hearing the news, New Jerseyans are divided on whether McGreevey should have stuck out his … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 15, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

REGIONALIZATION: A LONG ROW TO HOE

In November, Governor James McGreevey stood before a gathering of the state’s municipal leaders and — echoing proposals offered by his two elected predecessors — called for regionalization of local services as a way to reduce the tax burden on New Jersey citizens. And while property taxes continue to rise, the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll finds … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am January 25, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll