October Tue, 2002
LAUTENBERG SUBSTITUTION REVIVES DEMOCRATS’ CHANCES EVEN WHILE ENERGIZING REPUBLICANS SENATE RACE A TOSS-UP AMONG LIKELY VOTERS
The Democrats are indeed in much better shape to win the Senate election with former Senator Frank Lautenberg having replaced current Senator Bob Torricelli on the ticket. A Star- Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers poll concluded Sunday night shows Lautenberg leading Republican Douglas Forrester by a margin of 6 percentage points among potential voters, 46 to 40, with the remainder undecided.
September Tue, 2002
2002 ELECTION POTPOURRI:ISSUES, CANDIDATE QUALITIES, ENGAGEMENT and THE CONGRESS
While Democrat Bob Torricelli better understands the problems facing the state,Republican Doug Forrester is more honest. So say New Jersey voters. And with these astheir top two concerns, it is little wonder the race for the Senate is so close in mid-September.
September Thu, 2002
THE SENATE RACE 2002:A REFERENDUM ON TORRICELLI
There’s good and bad news for incumbent U.S. Senator Robert Torricelli in thelatest Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll. The good news is that his Republican opponentDouglas Forrester remains largely unknown to New Jersey voters. The bad news is thateven as Torricelli is running mainly against himself, he’s not ahead.
June Fri, 2002
ISSUES IN THE RACE FOR SENATE: National Security and Terrorism Top Voters’ List
Voters say that in this November’s election for United States Senator from New Jersey their choice will be determined more by the candidates’ positions on the issues than the candidates’ personal qualities. And at this early stage of the election, the voters’ issue agenda favors Democratic incumbent Bob Torricelli over his Republican challenger Doug Forrester. According to a new Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll, voters’ top issue concerns in this election include national security and terrorism, health care and prescription drugs, and education.