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2010 CONGRESSIONAL VOTE IN NEW JERSEY EIGHT MONTHS OUT; MOST INCUMBENTS IN GOOD SHAPE BUT MANY VOTERS UNDECIDED

Despite voter dissatisfaction with Washington politics, most incumbent members of Congress in New Jersey do not appear in great danger of losing their seats, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today.  

Posted at 12:00 am March 5, 2010, in Barack Obama, Congress, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

VOTERS COOL TO ANOTHER TERM FOR LAUTENBERG

With the November 2008 election still 15 months away, three-fifths of New Jersey voters say it is time for someone else to fill Frank Lautenberg’s seat in the U.S. Senate.  

Posted at 12:00 am August 16, 2007, in Congress, Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Robert Menendez, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

VIRTUAL TIE IN U.S. SENATE RACE

With less than six weeks to go before the Nov. 7 midterm election, a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll finds that the race for the U.S. Senate is a virtual tie, with Democratic incumbent Robert Menendez receiving support from 45 percent of likely voters and State Senator Tom Kean, Jr. backed by 44 percent of likely voters. … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am September 28, 2006, in Congress, Robert Menendez, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

SENATE RACE: MENENDEZ HAS SMALL EARLY LEAD OVER KEAN, JR. WHILE 12% CONFUSE KEAN WITH HIS FATHER

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez leads State Sen. Tom Kean, Jr. 40% to 35% among registered voters in the race for the U.S. Senate, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll conducted March 26-30 among 800 adults, including 676 registered voters.  

Posted at 12:00 am April 6, 2006, in Congress, Robert Menendez, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

DOWN THE STRETCH: LAUTENBERG – THE ONCE AND FUTURE SENATOR?

New Jerseyans appear to be ready to elect three-term Senator Frank Lautenberg to the seat now held by retiring U.S. Senator Robert Torricelli. Lautenberg holds a commanding 52 to 40 percent lead over Republican Douglas Forrester among likely voters in the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll. Just 6 percent remain undecided with the election a few days … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 3, 2002, in Congress, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ISSUES IN THE 2002 SENATE CAMPAIGN; NOTHING IN PLAY OR “THE SEINFELD ELECTION”

Even though incumbent Senator Robert Torricelli has withdrawn from the 2002 Senate election in New Jersey he still casts a big shadow. The race that once so was singularly focused on his ethics and integrity is now about, well, nothing.

Posted at 12:01 am October 22, 2002, in Congress, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

2002 ELECTION POTPOURRI: ISSUES, CANDIDATE QUALITIES, ENGAGEMENT and THE CONGRESS

While Democrat Bob Torricelli better understands the problems facing the state, Republican Doug Forrester is more honest. So say New Jersey voters. And with these as their top two concerns, it is little wonder the race for the Senate is so close in mid September.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 17, 2002, in Congress, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

THE SENATE RACE 2002: A REFERENDUM ON TORRICELLI

There’s good and bad news for incumbent U.S. Senator Robert Torricelli in the latest Star-LedgerlEagleton-Rutgers Poll. The good news is that his Republican opponent Douglas Forrester remains largely unknown to New Jersey voters. The bad news is that even as Torricelli is running mainly against himself, he’s not ahead. Among those potential voters who choose … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 12, 2002, in Congress, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

POSSIBLE BACKLASH AGAINST REPUBLICANS IN CONGRESSIONAL VOTING SEEN DUE TO CLINTON-LEWINSKY AFFAIR

Instead of humiliating President Clinton and strengthening themselves by holding impeachment hearings, Congressional Republicans may be risking a backlash at the polls in New Jersey by awakening angry Democrats in what otherwise might have been a fairly boring set of Congressional elections.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 27, 1998, in Congress, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS’ OPINIONS ABOUT THE CONTRACT WITH AMERICA

In November 1994, Republicans who were running for U.S. House of Representatives proposed the Contract with America as a statement of their unified political goals. Since the election. Republican members of the House have promised to achieve the goals outlined in this Contract.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 12, 1995, in Congress, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes