Quality of Government Archives - Center for Public Interest Polling

“QUALITY OF GOVERNMENT” RATINGS DECLINE STEEPLY IN NEW JERSEY

This is not a pretty picture: For it shows there has been a dramatic decline in the public trust–in how New Jerseyans describe the quality of their government– over just the last two years. In April 2001, positive ratings of excellent or good outnumbered negative ones of only fair or poor by a margin of … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 2, 2003, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS’ CONTRARY VIEWS OF POLITICIANS: RE-ELECT THE SCOUNDRELS

Want a public opinion puzzle? OK. Explain this one: Most New Jerseyans have unfavorable views of politicians, think they go into and stay in politics for reasons of personal gain, and believe almost half of them to be corrupt. Yet the same people also say they are far more likely to vote for an experienced … Read more …

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