October Wed, 2018
MENENDEZ HOLDS NARROW LEAD OVER HUGIN IN SENATE RACE; CORRUPTION TRIAL, LACK OF ENTHUSIASM HURT MENENDEZ WITH INDEPENDENTS AND BASE
With two weeks until Election Day, incumbent U.S. Senator Bob Menendez narrowly leads Republican challenger Bob Hugin 51 percent to 46 percent among likely voters in New Jersey, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Menendez’s tight margin stems from the mark his federal corruption trial has left on his reputation, his inability to capture a majority of independents, and a large enthusiasm gap between his likely voters and Hugin’s
December Fri, 2014
NEW JERSEYANS SEE NEW CONGRESS CHANGING COUNTRY’S DIRECTION
As 2014 winds down, New Jerseyans see both change and continuity for Congress, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. More than half of the state’s residents believe Republican control of the Senate will change the country’s direction, with 19 percent saying things will change a lot, and 38 percent seeing some change coming. About a quarter think GOP control will not make much difference and 16 percent think nothing will change.
November Sun, 2002
DOWN THE STRETCH: LAUTENBERG—THE ONCE AND FUTURE SENATOR?
New Jerseyans appear to be ready to elect three-term Senator Frank Lautenberg to the seat now held by retiring U.S. Senator Robert Torricelli. Lautenberg holds a commanding 52 to 40 percent lead over Republican Douglas Forrester among likely voters in the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll. Just 6 percent remain undecided with the election a few days away, although another 13 percent say they could change their mind before voting. Two percent say they plan to vote for some other candidate.