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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

The New Jersey 2000 Senate Race: Here We Go Again! Election Looks Competitive with Whitman as Frontrunner Most Satisfied with Whitman – Florio Matchup

Despite engendering a very mixed public reaction, former Governor Jim Florio runs a surprisingly close second to Governor Christie Whitman and does better against her than two lesser-known Democrats in early matchups for the 2000 U.S. Senate race tested by the Star Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 16, 1999, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, 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

1996 NEW JERSEY ELECTIONS A STATE IN FLUX CLINTON’S LEAD DECLINES; ZIMMER AND TORRICELLI EVEN VOTER INTEREST DROPS

While President Bill Clinton still leads former Senator Bob Dole 45 to 34 percent, there has been a 10 percentage point decline in the Presidents support since the poll conducted in mid-October. In addition, President Clinton who has had support for re-election among a majority of New Jersey voters since February, now finds the state’s … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 3, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

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

SENATE RACE TIGHTENS: MORE NEW JERSEYANS CERTAIN ABOUT CANDIDATES

Since early September, Republican challenger Garabed (Chuck) Haytaian has gained more supporters than Democratic incumbent Frank Lautenberg as voters become more decisive about their choice for the U.S. Senate. Haytaian’s firm support has grown by 9 percentage points to 25 percent compared to a 5 percentage point increase for Lautenberg to 31 percent. Forty-four percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 23, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race

ISSUES, VOTERS, AND THE U.S. SENATE RACE IN NEW JERSEY

As the Fall election campaign begins to heat up, incumbent Senator Frank Lautenberg has an advantage over Republican challenger Chuck Haytaian in voter perceptions of how well the candidates would represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate. Lautenberg is favored over Haytaian on bringing federal money into New Jersey (54% to 11%), accomplishing more for … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 18, 1994, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Senate Race