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Even though incumbent Senator Robert Torricelli has withdrawn from the 2002 Senate election in New Jersey he still casts a big shadow.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.
October Sun, 2002
LAUTENBERG LEADS AMONG LIKELY VOTERS MORE WOMEN SUPPORT THE DEMOCRAT, WHILE MEN PREFER FORRESTER
Democratic Senate candidate Frank Lautenberg – buoyed by women voters in New Jersey – now runs ahead of Republican candidate Douglas Forrester by a margin of 47 to 42 percent among those most likely to vote. This according to the latest Star- Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll conducted Sunday through Thursday night. An earlier poll conducted between October 3 and 6 had found the candidates tied at 44 percent each.