November Wed, 2011
MAJORITY OF NEW JERSEY VOTERS SUPPORT MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION
In the almost 40 years since the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll first asked about penalties for marijuana use, New Jersey voters have become more relaxed about the issue, according to the latest poll from the Eagleton Institute at Rutgers University.
November Tue, 2011
NEW JERSEYANS PLAN THANKSGIVING TRAVEL BUT MOST WILL STAY IN STATE
Half of New Jerseyans plan some travel for Thanksgiving although only 17 percent will leave the state, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Spending the day with friends and family is the most enjoyable part of the holiday for 80 percent of respondents while 11 percent place the meal above all and 3 percent call a TV schedule chock full of football the best part of the holiday.
November Fri, 2011
NEW JERSEYANS LIKE PRESIDENT OBAMA, LESS SO HIS JOB PERFORMANCE; GOV. CHRISTIE’S POSITIVE RATINGS GROW STRONGER
President Obama continues to make a favorable impression on New Jersey registered voters, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. More than half (52 percent) now view the president favorably, significantly better than in August, when his popularity stood at 44 percent. Thirty-seven percent view him unfavorably.
November Thu, 2011
DESPITE EFFORTS TO DISTANCE HIMSELF, GOV. CHRISTIE A MAJOR FACTOR IN MANY VOTERS’ DECISIONS
While Gov. Chris Christie would rather not view the recent legislative election as a personal referendum, 40 percent of New Jersey voters say their votes were driven in part by the governor, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The referendum’s verdict? A split decision, with voters just as likely to support as to oppose Gov. Christie.