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RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL FINDS NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT LEGALIZING GAY MARRIAGE

Supporters of gay marriage may find New Jersey more hospitable than many other states, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. By a 46 percent to 42 percent margin, adults in New Jerseyans favor legalizing same-sex nuptials, with 12 percent unsure.  

Posted at 12:00 am November 18, 2009, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

GAY MARRIAGE COMES OUT IN NEW JERSEY, YET OPINION IS UNCHANGED

As the state marks the one-year anniversary of a New Jersey Supreme Court decision ordering the State Legislature to extend the legal rights of married couples to gay and lesbian couples, the public remains evenly divided over whether those rights should include marriage.  

Posted at 12:00 am October 31, 2007, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

MENENDEZ HOLDS FOUR PERCENT EDGE IN SENATE RACE; SUPPORT FOR CIVIL UNIONS, NOT FOR GAY MARRIAGE

As the campaign for the U.S. Senate heads into its final days, Democrat Robert Menendez leads Republican Tom Kean, Jr. among likely voters by a margin of 46 percent to 42 percent in a race where voters hold negative political and personal views of both candidates. The latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, conducted Oct. 29 through 31, … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am November 2, 2006, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Robert Menendez, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

NEW JERSEYANS NOW SUPPORT GAY CIVIL UNIONS BY 2-1

By a ratio of two to one, New Jersey adults support legalizing civil unions for gays and lesbians, while a majority supports gay marriage and opposes a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would define marriage as solely being between a man and a woman, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:00 am June 23, 2006, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

NEW JERSEYANS ON HOMOSEXUAL PARTNERSHIPS: “NO” TO MARRIAGE, “YES” TO CIVIL UNIONS

New Jerseyans are of two minds when it comes to giving legal recognition to gays and lesbians in committed relationships. While the public narrowly opposes giving full marital status to homosexual couples, a majority would support a “civil union” concept that confers many of the same rights and benefits as marriage.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 29, 2003, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage