Hurricane Sandy Archives - Center for Public Interest Polling

THREE YEARS POST-SANDY, OVER HALF OF NEW JERSEYANS STILL THINK STATE NOT BACK TO NORMAL

Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on New Jersey three years ago, but residents continue to feel its effects today and do not believe that the state has fully recovered, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Fifty-four percent of New Jerseyans say life still is not back to normal, while 37 percent say it is and another … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 29, 2015, in Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey, New Jersey Politics & Issues, New Jersey Shore, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CHRISTIE’S NJ RATINGS DROP TO NEW ALL-TIME LOWS; VOTERS CITE GOV’S ATTITUDE, BULLYING, AND UNTRUSTWORTHINESS

Note: This Rutgers-Eagleton Poll was conducted prior to Gov. Chris Christie qualifying as a participant in Fox News’ first Republican presidential primary debate this Thursday, August 6th. As Gov. Chris Christie campaigns to win over voters in New Hampshire and Iowa, voters back home are more dissatisfied with him than ever, according to the latest … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 6, 2015, in 2016 Election, Economy, Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

CHRISTIE’S NEGATIVE RATINGS CONTINUE; NEW LOWS FOR OVERALL JOB APPROVAL, SANDY, AND TAXES

As N.J. Gov. Chris Christie increases his focus on a potential presidential campaign, he continues to be met with negativity back home, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Fifty-four percent of New Jersey registered voters disapprove of the overall job Christie is doing as governor, while 41 percent approve. Though relatively steady from February, this … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 9, 2015, in Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

MOST NEW JERSEYANS STILL THINK STATE NOT BACK TO NORMAL POST-SANDY

Residents Continue to see Sandy Recovery as Incomplete, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll finds New Jerseyans still feel the effects of Sandy almost 18 months after the Superstorm wreaked havoc here as they continue to express skepticism that normalcy will return any time soon, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Two-thirds of residents say the state is not … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 23, 2014, in Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

N.J. GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE TAKES BIG HIT ON SANDY RECOVERY RATINGS

Overall favorability – steady since January – remains much lower than 2013 highs As Bridgegate continues to dominate Gov. Chris Christie’s second term, and with new questions about how Superstorm Sandy funds have been managed, New Jersey voters have dramatically changed their perception of Christie’s job performance on Sandy recovery, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 5, 2014, in Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS BELIEVE SHORE RECOVERY STILL A LONG WAY OFF

Two in three residents say state is not yet ‘back to normal,’ Rutgers-Eagleton Poll finds New Jerseyans are still feeling the effects of Sandy one year after the hurricane pounded the Garden State, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll of registered voters, with two-thirds saying the state is not yet “back to normal.” The results … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm November 14, 2013, in Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MOST NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT CHRISTIE’S APPEARANCE IN STORM ADS BUT THINK COMMERCIALS’ CREATORS CHOSEN FOR POLITICAL REASONS

While state Sen. Barbara Buono continues to criticize Gov. Chris Christie’s involvement with New Jersey’s “Stronger than the Storm” ad campaign, 54 percent of registered voters side with the incumbent, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The majority say Christie’s appearance in the commercials was focused on promoting confidence in the shore’s recovery, while 34 … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm September 25, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

BRIGHT OUTLOOK ON FIRST DAY OF SUMMER TWO-THIRDS OF NEW JERSEYANS PLAN TO “GO DOWN THE SHORE” THIS SEASON

As the first day of summer arrives and vacations get into full swing, just over two-thirds of New Jersey residents say they will spend time at the Jersey shore this summer, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Despite the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, 96 percent of those who typically visit the Jersey Shore plan to … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm June 21, 2013, in Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS: SHORE RECOVERY SLIGHTLY LAGS REST OF STATE; ‘STRONGER THAN THE STORM’ AD CAMPAIGN HAVING SOME IMPACT

New Jersey residents are somewhat less positive than Gov. Chris Christie about the state’s recovery from Superstorm Sandy, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. During Memorial Day weekend, Christie graded “conditions on the boardwalk” at the Jersey shore 8.0 of 10. Residents, however, say shore recovery stands at 6.4 out of 10, somewhat lower than … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm June 19, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SANDY’S LEGACY: CLIMATE CHANGE IS REAL FOR NEW JERSEYANS, RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL FINDS

Following two years of storms like Hurricanes Irene and Sandy, and the 2011 Halloween blizzard, nearly two-thirds of New Jerseyans see global climate change as the likely culprit, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Only 29 percent see the storms as isolated weather events. A majority says they are more likely to believe in global climate change as … Read more …

Posted at 7:49 pm April 29, 2013, in Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll