Frank Lautenberg Archives - Center for Public Interest Polling

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

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Even though incumbent Senator Robert Torricelli has withdrawn from the 2002 Senate election in New Jersey he still casts a big shadow.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

LAUTENBERG LEADS AMONG LIKELY VOTERS; MORE WOMEN SUPPORT THE DEMOCRAT, WHILE MEN PREFER FORRESTER

Democratic Senate candidate Frank Lautenberg — buoyed by women voters in New Jersey — now runs ahead of Republican candidate Douglas Forrester by a margin of 47 to 42 percent among those most likely to vote. This according to the latest Star Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll conducted Sunday through Thursday night. An earlier poll conducted between October … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 20, 2002, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

LAUTENBERG SUBSTITUTION REVIVES DEMOCRATS’ CHANCES EVEN WHILE ENERGIZING REPUBLICANS

The Democrats are indeed in much better shape to win the Senate election with former Senator Frank Lautenberg having replaced current Senator Bob Torricelli on the ticket. A Star Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers poll concluded Sunday night shows Lautenberg leading Republican Douglas Forester by a margin of 6 percentage points among potential voters, 46 to 40, with the … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 8, 2002, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

The Garden State in the 2000 Election: Gore and Corzine – Perfect Together

A week and a half before the nation votes on November 7, New Jersey still looks like it is firmly in the Democratic Party’s column. The state appears ready to give its 15 electoral votes to Vice President Al Gore, and to replace its retiring Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg with political newcomer Jon Corzine.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 29, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, George W. Bush, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

JOB PERFORMANCE: WHITMAN GOOD, CLINTON GREAT; WHITMAN’S POLITICAL FUTURE: ANOTHER CLOSE RACE (vs. LAUTENBERG)? And THE MYSTERY OF THE DISAPPEARING REPUBLICANS

Time appears to have stood still for Governor Christie Whitman. A new poH, largely completed before her State of the State address last week, finds virtually no change over the last ear in her oh performance rating (good. but not great) or the number of state residents feeling she has some major accomplishment to point … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am January 17, 1999, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

IMPRESSIONS OF NEW JERSEY’S MAJOR POLITICAL FIGURES: 20 YEARS OF POSITIVE FEELINGS LED BY BILL BRADLEY

There have been seven major figures in New Jersey’s recent political history–people who have run for and won statewide office, serving as Governor or U.S. Senator during the last two decades. And all seven are popular with New Jersey’s citizens. But one stands head and shoulders over the rest in terms of public regard–former Senator … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 21, 1998, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

DYNAMICS IN THE NEW JERSEY SENATE RACE LAUTENBERG LEADS BUT VOTER DISCONTENT MAY HELP HAYTAIAN

Although Frank Lautenberg continues to lead Chuck Haytaian, many voters in New Jersey are taking a “wait and see” approach in the final days of the election. Although there has been some increase in the firmness of support for both candidates, a third of the voters are still not committed to either incumbent Democrat Senator … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 6, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

ISSUES IN THE U.S. SENATE RACE

With three weeks remaining in the U.S. Senate campaign, no single issue dominates New Jersey voters’ agenda. One-fifth feel crime is the most important issue in this Senate campaign, 14 percent say it is the problem of unemployment, 13 percent feel it is health care, and 9 percent say taxes.  

Posted at 12:01 am October 24, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race