Public knowledge and interest in state government has increased in New Jersey over the past ten months

Posted at 12:01 am April 9, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Public knowledge and interest in state government has increased in New Jersey over the past ten months according to the latest New Jersey Poll conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics. The Poll finds that 86% of the New Jersey public can correctly identify Brendan Byrne as Governor. Only 2% give an incorrect name, while the remainder, 13%, say they did not know the name of the Governor. Byrne’s name recognition has increased from last May, when 80%were able to give his name, but this figure is slightly lower than in September of 1971, when Governor Cahill was identified by 90% of a similar sample.

 

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