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New Jersey Senate: Menendez Maintains Lead

Menendez (D) 44%, Kean (R) 38%

Friday, August 04, 2006

For the second straight Rasmussen Reports election poll, Democratic Senator Robert Menendez leads his challenger, New Jersey State Senator Tom Kean, Jr. Menendez is the candidate of choice for 44% of the 500 voters surveyed; 38% choose Kean. A month ago, Menendez also held a six point lead, 46% to 40%.

When offered a list of six choices, 28% of New Jersey voters name the economy as the top voting issue for this fall. While that’s typical of most states, the second choice was not. Corruption is the top issue for 18% of Garden State voters.


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