Many in N.J. undecided on how they’ll vote in U.S. Senate race, poll finds

With the election just two months away, the latest Fairleigh Dickinson PublicMind poll shows many New Jersey voters are still undecided how they will vote in the race for a U.S. Senate seat.



Poll director Krista Jenkins says 42 percent of the registered voters surveyed plan to vote for Democrat incumbent Cory Booker; 29 percent favor Republican challenger Jeff Bell; and 27 percent say they’re unsure.

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“We just see such disgust with all things Washington. People are very unhappy with the job that Congress is doing … and we see the president really struggling with his approval rating,” Jenkins said. “So it could very well be that it isn’t support for Jeff Bell as much as it is unease with our current congressional delegation including Cory Booker.”

Independents are on the fence, Jenkins said, with 46 percent of those who don’t identify with either of the two major political parties undecided about a Senate candidate.

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