December Wed, 2009
NEW JERSEY CATHOLICS SUPPORT GAY MARRIAGE, PROTESTANTS OPPOSE
Despite opposition from the Catholic Church, New Jersey Catholics generally support legalizing gay marriage, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. Among Catholics, 48 percent support gay marriage, while 40 percent oppose and 12 percent are undecided. Protestants hold the opposite view, with only 34 percent supporting and 55 percent opposing gay marriage, and 11 percent undecided. Jewish respondents support gay marriage, 56 percent to 40 percent and 4 percent undecided, while those with no preference are the most supportive, at 85 percent to only 10 percent opposed with 5 percent undecided.
December Wed, 2009
RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL FINDS NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS CONCERNED ABOUT HEALTH CARE AND BELIEVE SYSTEM NEEDS CHANGE
While half of New Jersey residents with private health insurance are very satisfied with their coverage, 90 percent still say changes are needed and almost as many – 86 percent – consider health care reform at least “somewhat important,” according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today.
November Wed, 2009
RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL FINDS NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT LEGALIZING GAY MARRIAGE
Supporters of gay marriage may find New Jersey more hospitable than many other states, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. By a 46 percent to 42 percent margin, adults in New Jerseyans favor legalizing same-sex nuptials, with 12 percent unsure.
November Fri, 2009
RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL FINDS NEW JERSEYANS WANT NEW GOVERNOR TO CUT TAXES BUT NOT SURE IT WILL BE DONE
Nearly half of New Jersey residents want to see Governor-elect Chris Christie cut taxes in his first year in office, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll taken after the November 3 election. Fewer than one in ten (6%) think it is very likely that taxes will be cut, while about half (49%) think it is somewhat likely. At the same time only 29% believe the future of New Jersey after Christie’s election will be better than it was, with 26% saying it will remain the same and 21% projecting the future to be worse. Nearly a quarter (24%) did not want to venture a guess about the future after the election.