November Mon, 2016
Christie’s Ratings Slip to New Lows as Bridgegate Trial Ends; Almost Three-quarters Hold Negative View of Governor
As the Bridgegate trial comes to a close, the court of public opinion has rendered its own verdict in the form of lower-than-ever ratings for Gov. Chris Christie, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 19 percent of New Jersey registered voters now have a favorable opinion of Christie – down four points since just six weeks ago when the trial first began. Seventy-three percent view the governor unfavorably, up six points.
October Wed, 2016
Top National Pollsters to Speak at Eagleton Event on Polling and 2016 Presidential Election
Join the Eagleton Institute of Politics on Thursday, October 27 at 7 P.M., for a panel of top national pollsters and survey researchers discussing politics and the challenges of polling in 2016. This event is in partnership with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling, which celebrates its 45th year as the oldest statewide university-based survey research center, and the New York and Pennsylvania/New Jersey chapters of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.
October Thu, 2016
NJ Spotlight on Cities 2016 Conference Special: New Jerseyans Have Mixed Views on NJ Cities; Almost Half Believe School Funding Laws Have Had Little Impact in Local or Urban Districts
Views on New Jersey’s cities are mixed: 44 percent of New Jersey residents rate cities as an excellent or good place to live, while 48 percent say they are only a fair or poor place to live.
September Mon, 2016
Ratings for Christie and Direction of State Fall to New Lows; New Jersey Voters Don’t Want to “Gamble” on Casino Expansion
As the Bridgegate trial gets underway, Gov. Chris Christie has reached yet another all-time ratings low, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 23 percent of New Jersey registered voters now have a favorable opinion of Christie – down three points since April and seven points in the past year, leaving the governor’s favorability at one third of its February 2013 peak. Sixty-seven percent now view the governor unfavorably, a new high for Christie since taking office.