Voter Turnout Archives - Center for Public Interest Polling

SIZABLE SUPPORT FOR UPDATES TO NEW JERSEY VOTING LAWS, INCLUDING EXPANDING EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION

New Jerseyans widely support the voting reforms included in the State Legislature’s recently passed Democracy Act that now awaits Gov. Chris Christie’s signature, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Above all, residents are most supportive of increasing early in-person voting, at 67 percent versus 26 percent who oppose. Two-thirds are also in favor of automatic … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 18, 2015, in Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Voter Registration, Voter Turnout

THE SORRY STATE OF TURNOUT IN NEW JERSEY ELECTIONS

In a survey we conducted for the Star-Ledger last month, just one registered voter in ten could tell us what offices are at stake in next month’s election. For the record, all 80 seats in the state assembly and 40 seats in the state senate are up for election on November 4.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 5, 2003, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Voter Turnout

WILL VOTERS EVER TUNE IN?

Voters are tuning out, rather than in, as the election for New Jersey Governor draws near. And as a result, little about the race has changed. While a new Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll shows that the race has tightened a few points in the past three weeks, Democrat Jim McGreevey continues to hang onto a double-digit lead. … Read more …

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

FLORIO LEADS WHITMAN; VOTER INTEREST DECLINES

Against a backdrop of declining interest in the election, Jim Florio receives support from 47 percent of likely New Jersey voters compared to 38 percent for Christine Todd Whitman. Fifteen percent of the likely voters say that they are undecided about who they will vote for. The latest Star Ledger/Eagleton Poll indicates that being the … Read more …

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