November Sun, 1990
BRADLEY LEADS WHITMAN IN THE HOMESTRETCH
Bill Bradley, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator, has a 17 point lead over his Republican opponent Christine Todd Whitman going into Tuesday’s election. Bradley has stronger support from Democrats than Whitman receives from Republicans and is favored by Independents.
October Wed, 1990
1990 SENATE ELECTION: POCKETBOOK ISSUES PREDOMINATE
Taxes, the federal budget deficit, and the economy are the three key issues New Jersey voters think the person elected to the U.S. Senate next Tuesday will have to handle. Bill Bradley, the Democratic incumbent, is viewed as the candidate who would do a better job of handling these economic issues, and by a margin of about 2-to-1 he is picked over the Republican challenger Christine Todd Whitman as being more capable of handling a variety of specific issues. In addition, according to the latest Star-Ledger/ Eagleton Poll conducted with 546 likely voters between October 16 and October 22, 1990, 3-in-4 New Jersey voters think the state tax package should be an issue in the election for U.S. Senate and 6-in-10 think the term of elected officials should be limited.
October Sun, 1990
BRADLEY MAINTAINS STRONG LEAD OVER WHITMAN
Democrat Bill Bradley holds a substantial 36 point lead over Republican challenger Christine Todd Whitman in the November race for a seat in the U.S. Senate. According to the latest Star-Ledger/ Eagleton Poll that was conducted between October 16 and October 22, 1990 with 546 likely New Jersey voters, Bradley overshadowed Whitman in the first campaign debate on Sunday, October 14. In addition, by a margin of 3 to 1, voters are more likely to have seen or heard Bradley campaign advertisements than those promoting Whitman.
October Sun, 1990
NEW JERSEYANS DIVIDED ON INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM: ALSO ON RECALL
Amending the state's constitution to allow for initiative and referendum is currently a controversial issue in New Jersey. Half of the state's residents say initiative and referendum is a "good idea". However, about half report they do not know much about how initiative and referendum would work.