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Majority in 3 States Favorable on Hillary Clinton; Give Former Sec of State 2016 Lead Over Christie, Paul & Ryan

A majority of voters in New York (64 percent), New Jersey (59 percent) and Virginia (56 percent) have a favorable view of Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and name her most often in each state as the one eligible person that they would most like to see as the next President according to simultaneous … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 4, 2014, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie, Gun Control, Hillary Clinton, Marijuana, Minimum Wage, Obamacare, REP-Siena-Roanoke, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage, Unemployment

VOTERS AGREE AS CHRISTIE DROPS SAME-SEX MARRIAGE APPEAL STRONGLY SUPPORT MARRIAGE FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES

As wedding bells ring for the first same-sex marriages in the Garden State, a majority of New Jersey voters agree with today’s decision by Gov. Chris Christie to drop the state’s appeal of the ruling that made New Jersey the 14th state to adopt marriage equality, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Reflecting continuing changes … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm October 21, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

CHRISTIE’S STRENGTH ON MOST ISSUES WIDENS LEAD AMONG LIKELY VOTERS, RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL FINDS

With New Jersey’s gubernatorial election now less than three weeks away, Gov. Chris Christie commands a 26-point lead over Democrat state Sen. Barbara Buono among likely voters, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Christie now leads Buono, 59 percent to 33 percent – a 6-point increase in the margin since last month. These gains come … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm October 18, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE, SAME-SEX MARRIAGE; NO CHRISTIE COATTAILS FOR REPUBLICANS IN LEGISLATURE

New Jerseyans remain unwavering in their strong support for a constitutional amendment raising the state’s minimum wage, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. More than three-quarters of registered voters say they will vote yes on the November ballot question which will increase the minimum wage by one dollar to $8.25 per hour. Only 18 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm June 17, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, Minimum Wage, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

VOTERS STRONGLY SUPPORT MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE, SAME-SEX MARRIAGE, DEMOCRATS FOR LEGISLATURE

New Jersey’s registered voters strongly support a constitutional amendment to raise the state’s minimum wage by one dollar and index it to inflation, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The increase from $7.25 to $8.25 an hour will be on the November ballot and is supported by 76 percent of voters. Only 20 percent express opposition. Support is … Read more …

Posted at 7:54 pm April 16, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

NEW JERSEY VOTERS SUPPORT GOV. CHRISTIE’S CALL FOR GAY MARRIAGE REFERENDUM

Even with a majority of New Jersey voters supporting the legalization of gay marriage, more than half also back Gov. Chris Christie’s call for a November referendum on the question, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. At the same time, most say gay marriage is not one of their top issues.  

Posted at 12:00 pm February 14, 2012, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

MAJORITY OF NEW JERSEY VOTERS SUPPORT GAY MARRIAGE

As the New Jersey state Senate prepares to vote on gay marriage, a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll shows that 54 percent of Garden State voters say gay marriage should be legalized. Fewer than 40 percent oppose such a move, while 7 percent have no position on the issue. The last time the state legislature debated a … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm February 13, 2012, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL FINDS NEW JERSEYANS STILL FAVOR LEGALIZING GAY MARRIAGE

The seasons may have changed but New Jerseyans have not changed their minds about gay marriage since the summer. Now, as in August, 52 percent believe same-sex marriages should be legal, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Support for legalizing gay marriage jumps to 61 percent when the issue is framed in terms of “marriage equality,” the … Read more …

Posted at 1:00 pm October 28, 2011, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

MAJORITY OF NEW JERSEYANS FAVORS GAY MARRIAGE BUT SHOWS MORE SUPPORT FOR CIVIL UNIONS AS AN ALTERNATIVE

A clear majority of New Jersey voters now supports legalizing gay marriage here, with 52 percent in favor, 32 percent opposed and 16 percent unsure, a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll finds. The margin in support has grown significantly over the past two years. However, given the choice of civil unions instead of gay marriage, even more voters (58 percent) … Read more …

Posted at 4:00 pm August 31, 2011, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

NEW JERSEY CATHOLICS SUPPORT GAY MARRIAGE, PROTESTANTS OPPOSE

Despite opposition from the Catholic Church, New Jersey Catholics generally support legalizing gay marriage, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. Among Catholics, 48 percent support gay marriage, while 40 percent oppose and 12 percent are undecided. Protestants hold the opposite view, with only 34 percent supporting and 55 percent opposing gay marriage, and 11percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am December 9, 2009, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage