2004 Election Archives - Center for Public Interest Polling

GARDEN STATE INCHES TOWARD KERRY

In a presidential race that many New Jersey voters believe will be the most important election they have ever voted in, the debate on domestic issues has further defined the difference between President George W. Bush and Senator John Kerry. The latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll found that growing support for the challenger among men, senior citizens … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 19, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

FIRST DEBATE GIVES KERRY EDGE; Women Voters Drive a Changing Electorate

Women voters and national security — these are the keys to New Jersey’s evolving electorate. Once considered by most observers to be a safe bet for Democratic challenger John Kerry, New Jersey’s presidential race has caught the attention of partisans from both camps. President George W. Bush lost this state to Al Gore by 16 … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 8, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE PRESIDENT BOUNCES BACK; Concerns Over Terrorism Cast Doubts About Kerry

Many of the speakers at the recent Republican convention questioned John Kerry’s ability to keep the country safe. This seems to have wiped out the large lead the Democratic challenger built among New Jersey voters following his own party’s nominating convention. Driven by voter concerns on who can do a better job with the war … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 9, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Terrorism

THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN NEW JERSEY: DEAN LEADS DEMOCRATS; NEW JERSEY DIVIDED ON BUSH

Vermont Governor Howard Dean leads the pack in New Jersey, just as he does among Democrats in the country as a whole. On the eve of Iowa’s caucuses, the first major event in the presidential nominating process, Dean is the first choice of about one in four (23%) Garden State Democrats. Five other candidates—Senators John … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am January 18, 2004, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll