Bob Franks Archives - Center for Public Interest Polling

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