RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL FINDS NEW JERSEYANS OVERWHELMINGLY BELIEVE STATE POLITICS IS CORRUPT

Posted at 12:00 am November 5, 2009, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

As New Jersey voters elected a corruption-busting former US Attorney to the Governor’s office, a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll of state residents finds overwhelming belief that New Jersey politics is corrupt, with more than half believing the state is more corrupt than other states. At the same time they are divided about the harshness of punishment to be meted out to those accused of corruption, believing accused officials should not summarily have their pay and benefits cut off, but that they should be forced to leave office upon being accused.

 

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