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MOST NEW JERSEYANS BELIEVE ARTS EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT BUT ARE MIXED ON ITS FUNDING, IMPLEMENTATION AND STUDENTS’ ACCESS TO PARTICIPATION OPPORTUNITIES

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – With school back in session, New Jersey residents are not only thinking about “reading and writing and ‘rithmetic” but also about the importance of arts education, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll in partnership with Arts Ed NJ for the Arts Ed Now campaign. Nine in 10 residents say that receiving … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 14, 2017, in Arts education, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THREE-QUARTERS SAY GARDEN STATE OFF ON THE WRONG TRACK; NEW LOWS FOR CHRISTIE, MIXED VIEWS ON MENENDEZ, AND GOV CANDIDATES REMAIN UNKOWN

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – New Jersey is one unhappy state, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Fewer than one in five registered voters think their state is going in the right direction, while almost three-quarters think it is off on the wrong track; another one in 10 is unsure. Part of that dissatisfaction is based upon … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 31, 2017, in 2017 Gubernatorial Election, Cory Booker, Donald Trump, Governor Chris Christie, Kim Guadagno, Phil Murphy, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEY VOTERS SUPPORT INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR WOMEN’S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES, FEDERAL AND STATE FUNDING FOR LOW-INCOME WOMEN’S HEALTH

As officials consider changes to Medicaid funding at the state and federal levels, and as Congress weighs health insurance reform, large majorities of New Jersey registered voters want to maintain federal and state funding for women’s reproductive health services for lower-income women, as well as current health insurance requirements related to such services. These results come … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 14, 2017, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Health Matters Poll Series: Choices in Medical Care and Comfort with Emerging Care Options

To download the full report, click here: ECPIP NJHCQI HEALTH CARE CHOICE AND URGENT CARE REPORT The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI), in partnership with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, released a poll exploring where most New Jerseyans receive their health care, … Read more …

Posted at 10:46 am February 22, 2017, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Health Matters Poll Series: Familiarity and Comfort with Telehealth

To download the full report, click here: ECPIP – NJHCQI – TELEHEALTH REPORT The New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI), in partnership with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, released a poll today exploring how New Jersey residents feel about “telehealth,” which allows patients to … Read more …

Posted at 12:05 am January 18, 2017, in New Jersey, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, Telehealth

BORN TO RUN? 2017 GOV. CANDIDATES MOSTLY UNKNOWN IN GARDEN STATE

As Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno announces today that she will run for governor, she enters a race in which building significant name recognition will be an uphill battle for each and every candidate, including herself. When last asked by the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll for their impressions of (then) prospective and declared gubernatorial candidates, New Jersey voters … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am January 17, 2017, in Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Christie’s Ratings Slip to New Lows as Bridgegate Trial Ends; Almost Three-quarters Hold Negative View of Governor

As the Bridgegate trial comes to a close, the court of public opinion has rendered its own verdict in the form of lower-than-ever ratings for Gov. Chris Christie, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 19 percent of New Jersey registered voters now have a favorable opinion of Christie – down four points since just … Read more …

Posted at 3:15 pm November 7, 2016, in Bridgegate Scandal, Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Top National Pollsters to Speak at Eagleton Event on Polling and 2016 Presidential Election

Join the Eagleton Institute of Politics on Thursday, October 27 at 7 P.M., for a panel of top national pollsters and survey researchers discussing politics and the challenges of polling in 2016. This event is in partnership with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling, which celebrates its 45th year as the oldest statewide university-based … Read more …

Posted at 4:34 pm October 26, 2016, in Announcements, Polling, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NJ Spotlight on Cities 2016 Conference Special: New Jerseyans Have Mixed Views on NJ Cities; Almost Half Believe School Funding Laws Have Had Little Impact in Local or Urban Districts

The Rutgers-Eagleton Poll recently collaborated with NJ Spotlight on some survey questions in our latest poll to assess attitudes on New Jersey’s cities in preparation for the NJ Spotlight on Cities 2016 Conference. Click on each individual graphic to enlarge.  Click HERE for a PDF of our poll’s methodology and full tables.  You can find the NJ … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am October 13, 2016, in New Jersey, NJ Spotlight, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Ratings for Christie and Direction of State Fall to New Lows; New Jersey Voters Don’t Want to “Gamble” on Casino Expansion

As the Bridgegate trial gets underway, Gov. Chris Christie has reached yet another all-time ratings low, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 23 percent of New Jersey registered voters now have a favorable opinion of Christie – down three points since April and seven points in the past year, leaving the governor’s favorability at … Read more …

Posted at 10:06 am September 19, 2016, in Atlantic City, Bridgegate Scandal, Cory Booker, Governor Chris Christie, Robert Menendez, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll