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1996 NEW JERSEY ELECTIONS NEW JERSEY’S REACTION TO DOLE’S 15% TAX CUT ISSUES AND THE MOOD OF THE ELECTORATE

The Dole 15% tax reduction plan is not appealing to a majority of New Jersey voters. Six-in-ten are not convinced that if Bob Dole is elected there would actually be a 15% tax reduction, and 6-in-10 don’t think they would personally benefit from this plan. In addition, 6-in- 10 New Jersey voters would rather reduce … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 20, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

1996 NEW JERSEY ELECTIONS CLINTON LEADS DOLE; LOW AWARENESS OF SENATE CANDIDATES

President Bill Clinton currently has more firm supporters than Bob Dole, but 30 percent of New Jersey registered voters are uncertain about their choice. 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 42 to 23 percent. Clinton has … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 15, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE 1996 ELECTIONS: ISSUES, CHARACTER, AND CAMPAIGNS

In both the 1996 Presidential and the U. S. Senate race, economic concerns such as the economy, the budget deficit, and unemployment top the list of a wide range of issues New Jersey voters identify as being most important in the election, arid the Democratic candidate is preferred as being the most capable of handling … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 30, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

1996 NEW JERSEY ELECTIONS CLINTON LEADS DOLE; FEW KNOW TORRICELLI AND ZIMMER

At this early stage in the elections for President and for the Senate, there are opportunities for all four candidates to launch winning campaigns. Although President Bill Clinton currently has more supporters than Bob Dole, 36 percent ofNew Jersey registered voters are currently uncertain about their choice. Among registered New Jersey voters who say they … Read more …

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

CLINTON’S PRESIDENTIAL CHANCES ON THE UPSWING; DOLE RANKS TOP AMONG REPUBLICANS WHITMAN RATINGS NOT HURT BY INCREASED STATE PESSIMISM

President Bill Clinton gets a boost from New Jerseyans with half saying he deserves tobe re elected — a 19 percentage point increase in the past year. In addition, his positive job performance ratings have increased 8 percentage points since September to 47 percent. Among the possible Republican candidates, more New Jerseyans say they would … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 3, 1996, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

JOB PERFORMANCE RATINGS: CLINTON UP, WHITMAN DOWN

While positive job performance ratings for President Bill Clinton have improved among New Jerseyans, Governor Christie Whitman’s job performance ratings have decreased. The President is given positive ratings by 4-in-10 New Jerseyans — an increase of 7 percentage points since February, 1995. The Governor’s positive ratings are now 48 percent — a decrease of 5 … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 15, 1995, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

WHITMAN AND CLINTON RATINGS GOING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS; CHANGING ATTITUDES ABOUT THE 30% CUT IN STATE INCOME TAX RATES

Governor Christie Whitman’s job performance rating continues to steadily improve with 56 percent giving her positive ratings. In contrast, President Bill Clinton’s roller-coaster ratings in New Jersey are on a decline with 1 -in-3 residents describing his job performance as excellent or good.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 5, 1995, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

NEW JERSEYANS’ POLICY PRIORITIES; RATINGS OF ELECTED OFFICIALS; PREVIEW OF THE 1994 U. S. SENATE ELECTION

Taxes are the main issue New Jerseyan’s would like to talk about if they had an opportunity to attend a town meeting with Governor Whitman, However, a majority of the state’s residents are not able to offer a suggestion on how the Governor can reduce the state’s budget. Among the suggestions for cutbacks, the two … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 20, 1994, in Budget, Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

CLINTON RATINGS DOWN – BUT PRESIDENT VIEWED AS BETTER THAN BUSH

President Bill Clinton’s job performance ratings have declined 16 percentage points in the past four months. While about 3-in-lO state residents give the President positive ratings, more than twice as many — 7-in-JO — rate his overall performance in office negatively.  

Posted at 12:01 am July 4, 1993, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS MORE OPTIMISTIC; RATINGS OF STATE OFFICIALS IMPROVE; PREVIEW OF THE 1993 GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION

New Jerseyans’ are more optimistic about their state — close to half now feel that New Jersey is “going in the right direction.” This is a 15 percentage point increase from April 1992. In addition, the latest Star Ledger/Eagleton Poll finds the positive job performance ratings of elected state officials have increased. The Governor’s positive … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 28, 1993, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, State Legislature