FORD’S IMAGE MORE FAVORABLE THAN REAGAN OR CONNALLY; BUSH ALSO SEEN FAVORABLY; ANDERSON RECOGNITION INCREASES

Posted at 12:01 am March 7, 1980, in 1980's, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Former President Ford has a more favorable image than any of the declared candidates for the GOP Presidential nomination among both New Jerseyans as a whole as well as among the state’s Republicans. The latest Eagleton Poll, conducted just prior to the New Hampshire primary, also found that New Jerseyans had unfavorable impressions of Ronald Reagan and John Connally and generally favorable impressions of George Bush and Howard Baker. John Anderson and Phillip Crane were much less well known than the other candidates and few New Jerseyans had formed impressions of them.

 

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