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ISSUES AND CANDIDATES IN THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR

Above all, voters in New Jersey want to be able to trust their next governor to do what’s right, and they want him to be a strong leader. But according to The Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll, voters are currently divided over which candidate better offers these qualities. Given a list of candidate traits, nine out often likely … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 23, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Economy, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

McGREEVEY RETAINS HIS ISSUE ADVANTAGE

Democrat Jim McGreevey is heading into the final four weeks of the campaign with a large issue advantage over his rival, Republican Bret Schundler. Voters currently see McGreevey’s positions on key campaign issues as more in tune with their own, and on the issues voters themselves care most about, McGreevey outdistances Schundler in vote share. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 8, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE RACE FOR GOVERNOR NARROWS SLIGHTLY BUT McGREEVEY’S LEAD REMAINS LARGE

The race for New Jersey Governor has tightened some over the past month, but Democrat Jim McGreevey maintains a large lead over his opponent, Republican Bret Schundler. According to a new Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll, McGreevey leads Schundler 46 percent to 31 percent among likely voters, with one in five voters still undecided. Last month McGreevey led … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 30, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

GUBERNATORIAL ISSUES: EDUCATION AND AUTO INSURANCE TOP VOTERS’ CONCERNS: McGREEVEY SUPPORTERS MORE CONCERNED ABOUT ISSUES

As the general election season in this year’s race for governor heats up, New Jersey voters have serious issue concerns, with “education” and “auto insurance rates” topping the list according to a new Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll. Three-quarters of registered voters in the Garden State say that education is an “extremely important” issue to them in this … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 2, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Education, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

McGREEVEY BEGINS FALL CAMPAIGN WITH COMMANDING LEAD

As summer vacation season ends Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jim McGreevey is enjoying smooth sailing, while his Republican opponent Bret Schundler is stuck in traffic somewhere on the Parkway. Ten weeks before election day MeGreevey holds a commanding 49 to 30 percent lead among likely voters, with about two in ten undecided. With those who say … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 26, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE NEW JERSEY 2001 ELECTIONS – 6 MONTHS OUT: McGREEVEY AND DEMOCRATS WELL POSITIONED

With the Governor’s office and both houses of the legislature at stake in November’s election, New Jersey’s electorate is leaning Democratic, threatening eight years of Republican ownership of the governor’s mansion and 10 years of Republican control of both houses of the state legislature.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 22, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEY GUBERNATORIAL 2001: McGreevey Begins With Lead DiFrancesco Runs Closer Race Than Schundler

The extended presidential election only managed to briefly delay the start of real politics in New Jersey; Christie Whitman’s abdication of the Statehouse for the EPA only managed to add spice to it. It’s time for the gubernatorial election, and Democrat Jim McGreevey starts out in better shape than either of his two potential Republican … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 6, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

1997 GUBERNATORIAL RACE: WHITMAN HAS LEAD GOING INTO FINAL DAYS PERCENTAGE OF UNDECIDED VOTERS INCREASES TURNOUT IS CRITICAL FACTOR IN GOVERNOR’S RE-ELECTION

With just a few days left in the 1997 Gubernatorial campaign, there continues to be a large percentage of registered New Jersey voters who have not decided on a candidate for Governor. Therefore, there are opportunities for all three candidates to convince voters to select them on Election Day. Underscoring voter uncertainty. 16 percent report … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 2, 1997, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

1997 GUBERNATORIAL RACE: ISSUES: AUTO INSURANCE, TAXES, EDUCATION, CIVILITY OF CAMPAIGN

Auto insurance, taxes, and education are three issues being discussed in the New Jersey Gubernatorial Election. By a margin of 42 to 25 percent, more voters say Democratic challenger Jim McGreevey would do a better job at handling auto insurance than incumbent Governor Christie Whitman. On the issue of taxes, Whitman (39%) has a slight … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 20, 1997, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Education, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

1997 GUBERNATORIAL RACE: EQUAL SUPPORT FOR WHITMAN AND MCGREEVEY SHIFTS IN OPINIONS OF VOTERS WITH “SOFT” SUPPORT FOR CANDIDATES

As in past elections, the voters in New Jersey are likely to wait until closer to Election Day before they become firm in their choice for Governor. the candidates move into a week where they will be competing in three debates, about half of the voters are firm in their choice for Governor while the … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 17, 1997, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll