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GOVERNOR’S JOB PERFORMANCE RATING GOES UP; “A STATESMAN IS A DEAD POLITICIAN” CLINTON’S JOB PERFORMANCE RATING STEADY

The latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll finds Governor Christie Whitman’s job performance rating at its highest level since September. 1996. This is the first survey taken since the Governor announced that she was withdrawing as a candidate for the U. S. Senate seat currently held by Frank Lautenberg.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 26, 1999, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

JOB PERFORMANCE: WHITMAN GOOD, CLINTON GREAT; WHITMAN’S POLITICAL FUTURE: ANOTHER CLOSE RACE (vs. LAUTENBERG)? And THE MYSTERY OF THE DISAPPEARING REPUBLICANS

Time appears to have stood still for Governor Christie Whitman. A new poH, largely completed before her State of the State address last week, finds virtually no change over the last ear in her oh performance rating (good. but not great) or the number of state residents feeling she has some major accomplishment to point … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am January 17, 1999, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

POSSIBLE BACKLASH AGAINST REPUBLICANS IN CONGRESSIONAL VOTING SEEN DUE TO CLINTON-LEWINSKY AFFAIR

Instead of humiliating President Clinton and strengthening themselves by holding impeachment hearings, Congressional Republicans may be risking a backlash at the polls in New Jersey by awakening angry Democrats in what otherwise might have been a fairly boring set of Congressional elections.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 27, 1998, in Congress, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SEX, LIES AND … THE PRESIDENCY

New Jersey’s take on the Bill Clinton–Monica Lewinsky sex scandal can be summed up pretty easily, according to the most recent Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll: “OK, so the President had a sexual relationship with an intern, lied about it and got caught. Impeach him? Are you people crazy? Get a life.”

Posted at 12:01 am September 18, 1998, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

IMPRESSIONS OF NEW JERSEY’S MAJOR POLITICAL FIGURES: 20 YEARS OF POSITIVE FEELINGS LED BY BILL BRADLEY

There have been seven major figures in New Jersey’s recent political history–people who have run for and won statewide office, serving as Governor or U.S. Senator during the last two decades. And all seven are popular with New Jersey’s citizens. But one stands head and shoulders over the rest in terms of public regard–former Senator … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 21, 1998, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CLINTON JOB PERFORMANCE RATING

Following the pattern in the country as a whole, Bill Clinton’s job performance rating in New Jersey has soared in the wake of allegations of a sexual encounter between the President and former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Almost 7 in 10 New Jersey residents (69%) give Clinton positive marks of “excellent” or “good” in … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 20, 1998, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

1996 NEW JERSEY ELECTIONS A STATE IN FLUX CLINTON’S LEAD DECLINES; ZIMMER AND TORRICELLI EVEN VOTER INTEREST DROPS

While President Bill Clinton still leads former Senator Bob Dole 45 to 34 percent, there has been a 10 percentage point decline in the Presidents support since the poll conducted in mid-October. In addition, President Clinton who has had support for re-election among a majority of New Jersey voters since February, now finds the state’s … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 3, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

1996 CAMPAIGN ISSUES

More of New Jersey’s registered voters are informed about the issues being discussed in the Presidential campaign than are informed about issues in the U.S. Senate race. Eight-in-ten voters can name an issue they think is being discussed by Republican Bob Dole and 3-in-4 can name an issue that Democrat Bill Clinton is talking about. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 25, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS ASSESS 1996 POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS

The impressions New Jersey’s registered Voters have of the tone of the Presidential campaign are very different from what they think about the U.S. Senate race. Raw of the voters say that, in general, this year’s Presidential campaign has been positive. In comparison, half say the U.S. Senate race has been negative. In both elections, … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 24, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

1996 NEW JERSEY ELECTIONS CLINTON CONTINUES TO LEAD DOLE; RECOGNITION OF SENATE CANDIDATES INCREASES

With about two weeks until Election Day. there are still about 1-in-4 registered New Jersey voters who are deciding on their choice for President. Among registered New Jersey voters who say they will not change their minds before Election Day, Clinton is ahead of Dole by a margin of 47 to 23 percent which is … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 23, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll