June Tue, 2002
THE RACE FOR SENATE BEGINS: Forrester Faces an Uphill Battle
The general election campaign for United States Senator from New Jersey begins with a double-digit advantage for incumbent Democrat Bob Torricelli, according to a new survey by the Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll. Among registered voters, Torricelli currently leads Republican challenger Doug Forrester by 14 points – 43percent to 29 percent. When those who lean toward a candidate are included, Torricelli’s lead widens to 48 percent to 31 percent for Forrester.
March Sun, 2002
NO RELIEF FOR TORRICELLI POST-INVESTIGATION But Potential Opponents Have Uphill Battles of Their Own
Views of Senator Robert Torricelli and his fundraising activities have not improved since last spring, even after the five-year federal investigation into his 1996 campaign finally drew to a close in January with no charges filed against him. Despite the lack of charges, most New Jerseyans who know about the investigations still believe Torricelli did something wrong – if not illegal, then unethical.
November Sun, 2001
McGREEVEY HOLDS COMMANDING LEAD IN GUBERNATORIAL: SCHUNDLER LISTING DEMOCRATS HOLD NARROW ADVANTAGE IN ASSEMBLY RACES
Jim McGreevey has widened his lead and now holds a commanding advantage over his Republican opponent Bret Schundler going into the final days of the campaign for Governor. According to the most recent Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll, the Woodbridge Democrat is ahead by a 17 percentage point margin—53 to 36 percent— with just 8 percent still undecided and 3 percent intending to vote for some other candidate in Tuesday’s election. McGreevey held just a 12-point lead over Schundler in Eagleton’s mid-October survey.
October Sun, 2000
THE SENATE ELECTION: WHO’S UNDECIDED
A statewide survey conducted between October 12 and 15th by the Star- Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll found that only half of registered voters said they were sure about who they would be voting for in the Senate election between Democrat Jon Corzine and Republican Bob Franks. Another quarter said they had made a decision, but might change their minds before Election Day, and the remaining quarter said they were undecided.