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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

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

ALMOST ALL NEW JERSEYANS BELIEVE ARTS EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT, BUT FEWER HELP TO PROMOTE IT IN SCHOOLS OR COMMUNITIES

As the school year gets underway, New Jersey residents deem more than just “reading and writing and ‘rithmetic” valuable to a child’s education. Ninety-five percent believe an education in the arts – which can include dance, media arts, music, theater, visual arts, and other forms of active creative learning – is very (72 percent) or … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 13, 2016, in Education, New Jersey, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

LEADERSHIP CHANGE AT RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLLING UNIT: REDLAWSK TO HEAD DEPARTMENT AT U. OF DELAWARE; KONING TAKES REINS

The Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) at Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics, which produces the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, will be in new—but familiar—hands as of July 1, 2016. Ashley Koning, currently assistant director of the Center for Public Interest Polling, will take over as interim director of ECPIP when Professor David P. Redlawsk, … Read more …

Posted at 10:00 am June 14, 2016, in Announcements, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

‘TAYLOR HAM’ OR ‘PORK ROLL’? NEW JERSEYANS DIVIDED ON BELOVED MEAT

As New Jerseyans, we may have a lot in common with one another, but there are some issues of utmost importance on which we do not see eye to eye. Perhaps one of the most divisive – or, dare we say, “meatiest” – is whether a certain pork-based meat product should be referred to as … Read more …

Posted at 3:15 pm May 24, 2016, in New Jersey, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CHRISTIE’S NJ RATINGS HIT NEW ALL-TIME LOWS POST-TRUMP SUPPORT, BUT VOTERS CITE GOV.’S ATTITUDE, GOVERNING, AND DISHONESTY AS MAIN REASONS

As Gov. Chris Christie’s top pick for president continues to climb in the polls, the governor’s own ratings have dropped to their lowest yet, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 26 percent of New Jersey registered voters now have a favorable opinion of Christie – down three points since February. Sixty-four percent are unfavorable … Read more …

Posted at 2:06 pm April 28, 2016, in Donald Trump, Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NJ VOTERS MORE ANGRY, AFRAID OF TRUMP THAN ANY OTHER 2016 CANDIDATE; TRUMP’S POLICY POSITIONS AND PERSONA FUEL VIEWS OF GOP FRONTRUNNER

Donald Trump may be the GOP frontrunner in New Jersey, but the real estate mogul provokes some strong negative reactions from many registered voters in the Garden State, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.

Posted at 12:28 pm April 25, 2016, in 2016 Election, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll