Delegate slate pledged to former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter appears to be in the lead in the race

Posted at 12:01 am May 20, 1976, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

The delegate slate pledged to former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter appears to be in the lead in the race for New Jersey’s delegates to the Democratic national convention, according to the latest New Jersey Poll. This statewide Poll, conducted this month by the Eagleton Institute of Politics of Rutgers University before the Maryland and Michigan primaries, found that among the state’s Democrats the Carter slate held a commanding 51 percent to 16 percent lead over the uncommitted slate, its nearest competition. These were followed by the slate pledged to Rep. Morris Udall with 9 percent, and the slate pledged to Sen. Henry Jackson with 5 percent. The remaining 20 percent of Democrats were undecided.

 

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