More New Jerseyans say they would vote for the Democratic candidate than the Republican

Posted at 12:01 am February 15, 1977, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

If the election for Governor were being held now, more New Jerseyans say they would vote for the Democratic candidate than the Republican, provided that the Democratic candidate is not Governor Brendan T. Byrne. The results of the latest Eagleton Poll, conducted during the last week in January, found that when asked whether they would vote for a Democratic candidate or a Republican candidate “if the election were being held today,” New Jerseyans chose a Democrat over a Republican by a 37 percent to 24 percent margin, with 28 percent saying It would depend on who the candidates were, and 11 percent undecided.

 

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