Cory Booker Wins Special Senate Election

By: Thursday October 17, 2013 9:51 am

In a surprise to no one Democrat Newark Mayor Cory Booker easily won the special senate election in New Jersey. Booker received 55 percent of the vote and his Republican opponent Steve Lonegan got 44 percent, with 99 percent of precincts reporting. Booker will now complete the remainder of Frank Lautenberg’s term which will end [...]

Cory Booker on Path to Easy Victory This Week

By: Monday October 14, 2013 11:09 am

Democrat Cory Booker is set to become the newest United States senator from the great state of New Jersey. While his lead has shrunk slightly as election day nears, he still holds a commanding 10 point advantage over Republican Steve Lonegan according to a new Monmouth University poll.

Cory Booker Holds Massive Lead in Special Senate Race

By: Tuesday August 20, 2013 2:10 pm

There is little doubt that Newark Mayor Cory Booker is on track to be the newest United States Senator. In the first post-primary poll Booker is found to have a massive double digit lead over Republican rival Steve Lonegan in the special senate race. A new Monmouth University poll of likely voters found Booker at [...]

Cory Booker Easily Wins Senate Primary

By: Wednesday August 14, 2013 9:46 am

Cory Booker is on track to becoming the newest Senator from New Jersey after easily winning the Democratic primary in the special Senate election. The special election is to replace the recently deceased Senator Frank Lautenberg (D). The low turnout election provided a decisive victory for Booker. As of this morning, Booker received 59 percent [...]

Cory Booker Holds a Massive Lead in Democratic Primary

By: Wednesday August 7, 2013 9:53 am

Barring some amazing new developments, Newark Mayor Cory Booker is going to be the Democratic nominee for the special Senate election this year. A week out from the primary Booker holds a massive lead over the rest of the field, according to Quinnipiac. According to the poll, Booker currently has 54 percent of the likely [...]

Christie and Booker Both Hold Commanding Leads

By: Monday June 10, 2013 10:10 am

Two of the significant elections taking place this year are the New Jersey gubernatorial race and the New Jersey special Senate election. Neither looks like it will be very competitive, according to Quinnipiac. In the governor’s race, Chris Christie (R) is on track to easily win re-election.  According to Quinnipiac, Christie has a commanding 30 [...]

New Jersey Senator Lautenberg Passes Away

By: Monday June 3, 2013 10:36 am

New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg (D) has passed away, according to his office. Lautenberg represented the state of New Jersey for nearly thirty years during two separate stints in office. The senator was 89 years old and suffered from numerous ailments. He was one of the oldest senators currently serving. Now that his seat is [...]

NJ Sen: Frank Lautenberg Will Not Run Again

By: Thursday February 14, 2013 3:59 pm

New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg (D) will not seek re-election in 2014 when his current term is up. The 89 year-old Lautenberg has been a Senator for most of the last three decades. From the Star-Ledger: U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a pugnacious and plain-spoken Democrat who has represented New Jersey for three decades, will not [...]

New Jersey Democrats Have a Good Reason to Simply Wait

By: Friday November 30, 2012 11:51 am

One thing that makes New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s re-election prospects next year look so good, beyond his currently record high job approval rating and strong showing in potential horse race polls, is that in New Jersey it makes a lot of sense for top-tier Democrats to simply wait. New Jersey is inherently a blue [...]

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