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Corzine May Be Opening Some Space; Daggett Gaining Though Still Well Behind

New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine may be benefiting from increasing interest in independent Chris Daggett at the expense of Republican Chris Christie, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, conducted Oct 15 through 20. The poll of 583 likely voters finds that 39 percent support Corzine, 36 percent Christie, and 20 percent Daggett when leaners are … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am October 22, 2009, in Governor Chris Christie, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CRANKY ELECTORATE STILL GIVES DEMOCRATS THE EDGE

Voters are growing increasingly negative about New Jersey as a place to live, and perceptions of the extent of corruption among public officials is at an all-time high in the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. And yet, likely voters still prefer Democrats over Republicans by margins of 10 to 12 percentage points when asked which party they … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am October 25, 2007, in Jon Corzine, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, State Assembly, State Legislature, State Senate

CORZINE FACES UPHILL CLIMB TO SELL TOLL ROAD IDEA

If Gov. Jon Corzine proposes to lease the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway as a way of raising money to pay state debt, he will face opposition from across the political spectrum, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:00 am August 14, 2007, in Jon Corzine, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Transportation

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

THE SENATE ELECTION – IDEOLOGY & ISSUES

While Democratic Senate candidate Jon Corzine may be running one of the most progressive and leftist Senate campaigns in the 2000 election, less than one-quarter of New Jersey’s registered voters classify him as a liberal. In fact, the majority of registered voters—55 percent–report that they aren’t sure what ideological stance Corzine takes.  

Posted at 12:01 am September 18, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

CORZINE LEADS FRANKS IN NJ SENATE BID: MANY VOTERS HAVE YET TO TUNE IN TO NJ ELECTION

Labor Day has past, and with commendable back-to-school fervor, a majority of New Jerseyans—52 percent—are paying close attention to the U.S. Senate election. Unfortunately, it’s the Senate election in neighboring New York State between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican Rick Lazio to which they are attuned. Just one-quarter ofthis number—a lowly 14 percent—say they … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 17, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

NEW JERSEY’S REACTION TO THE BIG-MONEY CORZINE CAMPAIGN: (NO) BIG DEAL

Democratic senatorial candidate Jon Corzine hit New Jersey with an air war the likes of which has never been seen in the Garden State, or for that matter in any state except perhaps California. Spending about 34 million, mostly from his own personal fortune, Corzine dropped over 3,700 air bombs in the form of commercials … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 18, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

THE 2000 NEW JERSEY SENATE ELECTION: CORZINE EMERGES FROM PRIMARIES WITH EARLY LEAD

The 2000 New Jersey senate race between Democrat Jon Corzine and Republican Bob Franks starts off looking quite competitive, with Corzine holding an early lead, although a “soft” one.  

Posted at 12:01 am June 16, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

THE 2000 SENATE RACE: STILL NOTHING HAPPENING

Last September five of the six major party candidates running for the U.S. Senate held by retiring Frank Lautenberg were virtually unknown. Former Gov. Jim Florio, the only widely known candidate but a contentious figure, ran just slightly ahead ofthe Republicans he was matched up against. Florio’s opponent Jon Corzine was a blip on the … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 15, 2000, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Jon Corzine, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race