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WHAT ELECTION? JUST AS IN 1971, NEARLY ALL NEW JERSEYANS UNAWARE OF STATE ASSEMBLY RACES THIS NOVEMBER; FEW CAN NAME THEIR OWN STATE SENATOR

Forty-four years after the first press release from the Eagleton Institute of Politics’ inaugural poll reported little awareness of the then upcoming 1971 state legislative elections, New Jerseyans today remain uninformed about the Legislature, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Three-quarters of Garden State residents are completely unaware that any elections will be held next … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 27, 2015, in Economy, New Jersey, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, State Assembly, State Legislature, State Senate, Taxes, Unemployment

CRANKY ELECTORATE STILL GIVES DEMOCRATS THE EDGE

Voters are growing increasingly negative about New Jersey as a place to live, and perceptions of the extent of corruption among public officials is at an all-time high in the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. And yet, likely voters still prefer Democrats over Republicans by margins of 10 to 12 percentage points when asked which party they … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am October 25, 2007, in Jon Corzine, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, State Assembly, State Legislature, State Senate

McGREEVEY HOLDS COMMANDING LEAD IN GUBERNATORIAL: SCHUNDLER LISTING; DEMOCRATS HOLD NARROW ADVANTAGE IN ASSEMBLY RACES

Jim McGreevey has widened his lead and now holds a commanding advantage over his Republican opponent Bret Schundler going into the final days of the campaign for Governor. According to the most recent Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll, the Woodbridge Democrat is ahead by a 17 percentage point margin—53 to 36 percent— with just 8 percent still undecided … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 4, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, State Assembly

THE 1995 NEW JERSEY ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS COMPETITION FOR THE INDEPENDENT VOTERS

Statewide, about equal percentages of likely New Jersey voters say they will vote for Republicans (37%) as say they will vote for Democrats (38%) in the Assembly races in their districts and I -in-5 voters are still undecided. At this time the independent voters who could be the key to winning in some districts, are … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 5, 1995, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, State Assembly

POSITIVE WHITMAN LEGISLATIVE RATINGS STABLE; NEITHER PARTY HAS AN EARLY ADVANTAGE IN 1995 ASSEMBLY RACES

Governor Christie Whitman’s positive job performance ratings remain stable at just above 50 percent. And positive ratings for the New Jersey State Legislature are consistent with a year ago I with about 1-in-3 state residents giving excellent or good evaluations.  

Posted at 12:01 am June 4, 1995, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, State Assembly