New Jersey gubernatorial race

    In opinion polls of likely voters, New Jersey governor Jon Corzine has been trailing his Republican challenger Chris Christie for months. But the Democratic incumbent has taken refuge behind the political cliché, that there’s only one opinion poll that matters, and that’s on Election Day. But the candidates are filling the airwaves in North and South Jersey with attack ads and competing charges of corruption and conflicts of interest. And Independent candidate Chris Daggett hopes he can play more than a spoiler role on November 3rd. Montclair State political scientist BRIGID HARRISON and Bergen Record editorial page editor ALFRED DOBLIN will help guest-host DAVE DAVIES wade through the spin and polls to understand the race. Listen to the mp3

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