Tags: Lonegan | Booker | New | Jersey

Poll: Lonegan Closes In On Booker in NJ Senate Race

Image: Poll: Lonegan Closes In On Booker in NJ Senate Race

Wednesday, 02 Oct 2013 09:59 AM

By Melanie Batley

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Republican Steve Lonegan has closed to within 6 points of Newark Mayor Cory Booker in the New Jersey Senate race, according to a new poll.

Booker's once-commanding lead over the former mayor of Bogota is all but gone, internal polling conducted for Lonegan's campaign shows.

Democrat Booker's lead has narrowed from 48 percent to 42 percent, according to the results obtained by National Review Online.

"Booker is 37-27 net favorable, a major shift from the 42-18 numbers he held two weeks ago," says a memo from the pollsters, National Review Online reports. The pollsters noted, however, that the 44-year-old Democrat is "still getting a significant share of the suburban and Republican vote."

Polls conducted by political campaigns generally are more favorable to their candidates than are independent surveys, according to a review of polling by The New York Times.

A Monmouth University poll released Tuesday found Booker's lead had narrowed by 3 points since August, standing at 53 percent to 40 percent.

That virtually mirrored a Quinnipiac University poll from last week, which put Booker ahead by 53 percent to 41 percent.

Related Articles:

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Biden Heads to Ukraine as Tensions Rise

Monday, 21 Apr 2014 06:02 AM

Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Ukraine to meet with leaders of the turbulent country.Biden's visit comes a day a . . .

Faithful Prepare to Celebrate Canonization of 2 Beloved Popes

Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 20:35 PM

Rome is "ready, very ready" for the canonization of former Popes John Paul II and John XXIII, the Eternal City's mayor,  . . .

Kristol, Dershowitz Slam Effort to Rig Electoral College

Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 19:37 PM

Conservatives slammed the campaign to effectively end the Electoral College's role in presidential elections, saying tha . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved