Charles Sandman has not succeeded in getting his opposition to a state income tax across to the public

Posted at 12:01 am October 24, 1973, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Charles Sandman has not succeeded in getting his opposition to a state income tax across to the public despite his making this the principal issue of his campaign. According to the results of the latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute at Rutgers University between October 5 and October 13, 70% of New Jerseyans either do not know the Republican candidate’s position concerning a state income tax or believe that he might favor such a tax. When asked if they “feel Charles Sandman would support a state income tax which would lead to a reduction in local property taxes,” a proposal that was defeated by the last legislature, 23% of those polled answered ‘yes,” 30% answered “no,” and the remaining 47% did not know.

 

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