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.

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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.

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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.

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