November Thu, 2018
RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL ON GOV. MURPHY’S FIRST YEAR: VERDICT STILL OUT FOR MANY NEW JERSEYANS, BUT GOV. DOES WELL ON ECONOMY, EDUCATION, TRANSPORTATION
A sizeable number of New Jerseyans still have yet to form an opinion of Gov. Phil Murphy after his first year in office – but among those who have made a judgment, the governor garners more positive than negative ratings, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.
October Tue, 2018
NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION, EXPUNGEMENT, TAXATION
New Jersey legislators haven’t decided whether to legalize cannabis for personal use, but the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll shows more state residents favor than oppose – by a hefty margin of 58 percent to 37 percent – completely legalizing the possession and personal use of recreational marijuana.
October Wed, 2018
MENENDEZ HOLDS NARROW LEAD OVER HUGIN IN SENATE RACE; CORRUPTION TRIAL, LACK OF ENTHUSIASM HURT MENENDEZ WITH INDEPENDENTS AND BASE
With two weeks until Election Day, incumbent U.S. Senator Bob Menendez narrowly leads Republican challenger Bob Hugin 51 percent to 46 percent among likely voters in New Jersey, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Menendez’s tight margin stems from the mark his federal corruption trial has left on his reputation, his inability to capture a majority of independents, and a large enthusiasm gap between his likely voters and Hugin’s
June Wed, 2018
NEW JERSEYANS NEARLY UNANIMOUS ABOUT SERIOUSNESS OF OPIOID PROBLEM IN GARDEN STATE, MOST LIKELY TO HOLD DOCTORS AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES RESPONSIBLE
Virtually all New Jerseyans believe opioid addiction to prescription pain medication is a “very” (73 percent) or “somewhat” (21 percent) serious problem, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll as part of its “Opioids in the Garden State” series. Just 3 percent of residents say it is “not very” serious, and 1 percent says opioid addiction to prescription pain medications is “not a problem at all.”