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NEW JERSEYANS SPLIT ON SYRIAN REFUGEES; MOST WORRIED ABOUT FUTURE TERRORIST ATTACKS

In the midst of terror attacks at home and abroad, and following Gov. Chris Christie’s demand that no Syrian refugees come to the state, New Jersey residents split evenly on whether to accept refugees from Syria, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. While 45 percent say New Jersey should remain open to refugees from the … Read more …

Posted at 12:57 pm December 9, 2015, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie, Immigration, Terrorism

New Jerseyans Less Favorable Toward TSA Measures the More They Think about Them.

Support among New Jerseyans for new airport security measures introduced in November varies depending on how the question is asked, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. When initially asked about support for “any airport security measure” or whether some security measures “go too far violating personal privacy,” 50 percent support any security measure, while 41 percent say … Read more …

Posted at 10:56 am December 7, 2010, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Terrorism

9/11 PAIN STILL LINGERS

While the scars of September 11,2001 are not as deep as they were on the first anniversary of those events, many New Jerseyans still can’t shake the specter of that tragedy. Nearly half still think about the attacks at least a few times a week. And while they feel more secure now than they did … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 10, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Terrorism

THE PRESIDENT BOUNCES BACK; Concerns Over Terrorism Cast Doubts About Kerry

Many of the speakers at the recent Republican convention questioned John Kerry’s ability to keep the country safe. This seems to have wiped out the large lead the Democratic challenger built among New Jersey voters following his own party’s nominating convention. Driven by voter concerns on who can do a better job with the war … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 9, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Terrorism

NEW JERSEY VACATION PLANS – READY FOR TAKEOFF

War, terrorism, a bad economy? Fuggedaboudit! New Jersey is going on vacation. The latest Star-Leclger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll found that most residents plan on taking time off for fun and sun this summer. And many are traveling out of state to do so.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 25, 2003, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Economy, New Jersey, Recreation, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Terrorism

9-11-02: A Year Later, Little Better

The scars left by the terrorist attack of last September 11 are much more visible in New Jersey than in the country as a whole. And, sadly, three-in-ten believe their markings are a disfigurement they will carry with them the rest of their lives.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 11, 2002, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Terrorism

TERRORIST ATTACKS OF 9/11 CONTINUE TO PUNISH NEW JERSEY

More than a month after the terrorist attacks of September 11, just one-quarter of New Jerseyans say their lives have returned to normal. And while another quarter say they are beginning to return to their usual routines, filly half of state residents report suffering some fundamental disruption since the destruction of the World Trade Center … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 21, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Terrorism

NEW JERSEY REACTS TO SEPTEMBER 11, 2001: PATRIOTISM & PRAYER; ANGER & ATTACK

Patriotism laced with anger is New Jersey’s reaction to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Just over one-fifth say they know of someone who was seriously injured or lost that day, and the vast majority believe the United States should take military action against those responsible, even if it means that innocent people will … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 28, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Terrorism