November Tue, 2023

What’s Most Important to New Jersey Voters on Election Day? Taxes and the Economy, of Course.

Despite mudslinging and legislative battles throughout the Garden State echoing national culture wars, New Jersey voters still care most about taxes and the economy and say they will be the biggest factors in casting their ballots on Election Day, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. What voters view as most important varies greatly, but a plurality – a combined 40 percent – volunteer something related to fiscal issues: 18 percent cite the economy, 16 percent say taxes, including property taxes, and six percent cite something about cost of living and affordability.

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November Mon, 2021

Murphy and Democrats in Legislature Hold Lead Heading Into Election Day; Four in Ten Voters Say Opposing Candidate, Partisanship Fuel Their Choice

Governor Phil Murphy holds onto a solid lead against former New Jersey Assemblyman and Republican nominee Jack Ciattarelli, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Fifty percent of registered voters in New Jersey say they will – or already have – cast their vote for the governor, versus 42 percent who side with his opponent. Likely voter models do little to change the race.

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