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Ratings for Christie and Direction of State Fall to New Lows; New Jersey Voters Don’t Want to “Gamble” on Casino Expansion

As the Bridgegate trial gets underway, Gov. Chris Christie has reached yet another all-time ratings low, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 23 percent of New Jersey registered voters now have a favorable opinion of Christie – down three points since April and seven points in the past year, leaving the governor’s favorability at … Read more …

Posted at 10:06 am September 19, 2016, in Atlantic City, Bridgegate Scandal, Cory Booker, Governor Chris Christie, Robert Menendez, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS SAY KEEP MENENDEZ IN OFFICE UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY

Despite last week’s multi-count federal indictment of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) on alleged corrupt dealings with a wealthy ophthalmologist friend and campaign donor, New Jerseyans are not yet ready to throw the Senator out of office. Fifty-eight percent of Garden State residents say Menendez should stay unless he is proven guilty, while 34 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 7, 2015, in Robert Menendez, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SEN. MENENDEZ, EDUCATION BOND ISSUE EARLY FAVORITES

Incumbent Sen. Robert Menendez holds a 12-point lead over NJ State Sen. Joe Kyrillos among likely voters in the race for the U.S. Senate, 47 percent to 35 percent according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Ten percent are unsure and 8 percent say they would prefer “someone else.” Kyrillos remains virtually unknown to most voters … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm September 7, 2012, in Education, Robert Menendez, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MENENDEZ LEADS VIRTUALLY UNKNOWN OPPONENT KYRILLOS IN RACE FOR U.S. SENATE SEAT

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez holds a commanding lead over New Jersey state Sen. Joe Kyrillos in an early test of the 2012 U.S. Senate election, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Menendez, a Democrat, is favored by 44 percent of Garden State registered voters and 22 percent name Kyrillos, while 26 percent are unsure and … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm February 28, 2012, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Robert Menendez, 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

MENENDEZ HOLDS FOUR PERCENT EDGE IN SENATE RACE; SUPPORT FOR CIVIL UNIONS, NOT FOR GAY MARRIAGE

As the campaign for the U.S. Senate heads into its final days, Democrat Robert Menendez leads Republican Tom Kean, Jr. among likely voters by a margin of 46 percent to 42 percent in a race where voters hold negative political and personal views of both candidates. The latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, conducted Oct. 29 through 31, … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am November 2, 2006, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Robert Menendez, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage

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

MENENDEZ MAINTAINS LEAD IN SENATE RACE

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez holds a four-point lead over state Sen. Tom Kean Jr. in the race for U.S. Senate, and a growing percentage of voters are associating Kean with President Bush, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:00 am June 22, 2006, in George W. Bush, 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