November Mon, 2023
Most New Jerseyans Unaware or Undecided About U.S. Senate Hopefuls Kim and Murphy
Most New Jerseyans don’t know much about U.S. Representative Andy Kim or New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy, who both plan to primary U.S. Senator Bob Menendez as he faces federal charges and calls to resign from office. Over two-thirds of New Jerseyans are either unsure or unaware about them at the moment, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.
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
November Thu, 2017
NEW JERSEYANS’ VERDICT ON MENENDEZ? DOWN BUT NOT OUT
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has emerged from a hung jury in his federal corruption case seriously damaged but by no means dead, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The senior senator is now at a low point in his ratings: more New Jersey residents disapprove than approve of his job performance (36 percent to 29 percent), and more have an unfavorable than favorable impression of him (33 percent to 20 percent), following the trial.
October Tue, 2002
ISSUES IN THE 2002 SENATE CAMPAIGN NOTHING IN PLAY OR “THE SEINFELD ELECTION”
Even though incumbent Senator Robert Torricelli has withdrawn from the 2002 Senate election in New Jersey he still casts a big shadow. The race that once so was singularly focused on his ethics and integrity is now about, well, nothing.