October Thu, 2020
Rutgers-Eagleton Poll: Biden Holds Large Lead in New Jersey, but Voters Don’t Trust Polls to Get the Winner Right; About Half of Voters Have Already Voted
Booker ahead by wide margin in reelection bid; majority support for marijuana and veteran ballot measures, voters split on redistricting
May Thu, 2020
Rutgers-Eagleton Poll: Slight Majority Support Voting by Mail for New Jersey’s July Primary, Most Unaware of New Primary Date
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 54% of registered voters in New Jersey agree that the state should replace its July primary election – usually an inperson endeavor – entirely with voting by mail, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Forty-two percent, on the other hand, believe the state should not cancel in-person voting. Opinions are starkly divided by partisanship: 70% of Democrats and 56% of independents support voting by mail, while 72% of Republicans oppose it.
May Tue, 2020
Rutgers-Eagleton Poll: Two-Thirds of New Jerseyans Feel State is Moving at Right Pace to Reopen
As Governor Murphy continues to navigate how, when, and at what speed New Jersey should reopen, 66% of New Jerseyans feel the state is moving to lift restrictions and reopen businesses at just the right pace, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Another 19% feel it is happening too quickly, while 16% say too slowly.
May Wed, 2020
RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL: MURPHY RATINGS SOAR AMID PANDEMIC
Gov. Phil Murphy’s leadership during the coronavirus pandemic has catapulted him to one of the most liked governors in New Jersey history, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Echoing the highs reached by governors Thomas Kean, Christine Todd Whitman and Chris Christie, Murphy’s favorability rating is almost touching the 60% mark (59% favorable to 20% unfavorable). This represents a 16-point increase for Murphy since this time last year. The governor also now beats Christie’s Sandy-fueled job approval high: 77% of New Jerseyans currently approve of the overall job Murphy is doing (a 25-point leap since last year), while 21% disapprove.