People who voted in the recent School Board elections in New Jersey were not a representative cross-section of the Board’s potential electorate

Posted at 12:01 am March 26, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

People who voted in the recent School Board elections in New Jersey were not a representative cross-section of the Board’s potential electorate according to results from the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. School Board elections were held on March 11 in 548 of New Jersey’s 610 school districts, the districts which did not hold elections are in the state’s large cities. Of the 483 school budgets up for a vote on March 11, 283 were rejected by the voters. Eagleton took a statewide sampling by telephone immediately after that election.

 

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