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NEW JERSEYANS AND WHITMAN: UNDECIDED TOGETHER

After four years in office and spending the fall making her case for reelection, New Jersey residents remain decidedly undecided about their Governor, Christine Todd Whitman. While most state residents like her, people feel they know very little about Whitman as a person. Moreover. despite keeping her promise to cut the state’s income tax, most … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 22, 1998, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

1997 GUBERNATORIAL RACE: ISSUES: AUTO INSURANCE, TAXES, EDUCATION, CIVILITY OF CAMPAIGN

Auto insurance, taxes, and education are three issues being discussed in the New Jersey Gubernatorial Election. By a margin of 42 to 25 percent, more voters say Democratic challenger Jim McGreevey would do a better job at handling auto insurance than incumbent Governor Christie Whitman. On the issue of taxes, Whitman (39%) has a slight … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 20, 1997, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Education, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

NEW JERSEYANS ASSESS THEIR TAXES

Since January 1994, when Governor Whitman took office, there has been a 30% reduction in the state income taxes paid by New Jerseyans and about 4-in-I 0 say they have benefited at least some from this program. In contrast, more than half of the state’s residents report that their local property taxes have gone up … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 18, 1997, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

1996 NEW JERSEY ELECTIONS NEW JERSEY’S REACTION TO DOLE’S 15% TAX CUT ISSUES AND THE MOOD OF THE ELECTORATE

The Dole 15% tax reduction plan is not appealing to a majority of New Jersey voters. Six-in-ten are not convinced that if Bob Dole is elected there would actually be a 15% tax reduction, and 6-in-10 don’t think they would personally benefit from this plan. In addition, 6-in- 10 New Jersey voters would rather reduce … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 20, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

FEWER JERSEYANS’ REPORT BENEFITS FROM THE 30% STATE INCOME TAX REDUCTION; ATTITUDES TOWARD FEDERAL TAX CUTS AND MEDICARE

New Jerseyans’ expectations to benefit from the 30% state income tax reduction have been on a decline since February 1994. Currently 31 percent feel they have benefited from the tax cut program which is a 17 percentage point decrease from the beginning of Governor Christie Todd Whitman’s C term in office when 48 percent of … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 26, 1995, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Healthcare, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

NEW JERSEYANS’ OPINIONS ABOUT THE CONTRACT WITH AMERICA

In November 1994, Republicans who were running for U.S. House of Representatives proposed the Contract with America as a statement of their unified political goals. Since the election. Republican members of the House have promised to achieve the goals outlined in this Contract.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 12, 1995, in Congress, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

WHITMAN AND CLINTON RATINGS GOING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS; CHANGING ATTITUDES ABOUT THE 30% CUT IN STATE INCOME TAX RATES

Governor Christie Whitman’s job performance rating continues to steadily improve with 56 percent giving her positive ratings. In contrast, President Bill Clinton’s roller-coaster ratings in New Jersey are on a decline with 1 -in-3 residents describing his job performance as excellent or good.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 5, 1995, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

NEW JERSEYANS’ ATTITUDES TOWARD REGIONALIZING LOCAL SERVICES

Overall, more New Jersey residents favor the regionalization of Local public services than oppose it, and half of the state’s residents think that regionalizing local services with a neighboring town would lower their property taxes. However, about 6-in-lO residents say that they have not read or heard anything about regionalization as a way for towns … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am July 10, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

JERSEYANS FEEL STATE INCOME TAX CUT WILL HELP ECONOMY; BUT REJECT IT IF IT MEANS HIGHER PROPERTY TAXES

A majority (6 1%) of New Jersey residents feel that Governor Whitman’s plan to cut state income tax rates by 30 percent over three years will help stimulate New Jersey’s economy, and half of the state’s residents believe that Whitman will be able to provide this tax cut.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 27, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Economy, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

FLORIO SCORES GAINS ON ISSUES AND IMAGE; MAJORITY FEEL WHITMAN TAX PLAN NOT CREDIBLE

As the 1993 gubernatorial campaign enters its final two weeks, voters are divided over which candidate would do a better job across a number of issue areas. The issues that Whitman has the greatest edge over Florio are holding down taxes, creating jobs, and holding down auto insurance costs. In comparison, more voters feel the … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 19, 1993, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes