A Monmouth University poll released Monday finds the Newark mayor maintaining a double-digit lead, 52 to 42 percent among likely voters.
The Oct. 16 special election will determine who completes the last 15 months of Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s term.
Democrat Cory Booker was set to face Republican Steve Lonegan for the U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey following the primary this week, and an expert said Booker will likely cruise to victory.
The Monmouth University survey released Tuesday shows Booker with the support of 49 percent of Democrats likely to vote in the Aug. 13 primary. His closest competitor, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, got 12 percent.
Monmouth University Polling Institute director Patrick Murray noted that this was the third highest score in the more than two years that Monmouth has been measuring the quality of life index.
In honor of President’s Day, the pollsters at Monmouth University asked New Jersey residents to name their favorite president of all time.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continues to ride a wave of support from his handling of superstorm Sandy, according to a newly released Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll.
A new poll shows a downtick in how New Jersey residents view their quality of life.
It appears campaign season is in full swing in New Jersey as GOP Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic lawmakers have started showing their teeth; while individual legislators have taken turns running at Christie, the first-term Republican has become not only the face of the GOP party, but its singular voice.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker has denied a run for higher office, but the Newark mayor recently launched Cory PAC.
The Monmouth University/NJ Press Media Poll released Wednesday puts Christie’s job approval rating among state residents surveyed at 47 percent. That’s the same as in a February poll.
In a new poll out Thursday, two-thirds of those questioned said the national buzz over a possible Chris Christie presidential run hasn’t affected his performance as governor.