Newark Mayor Cory Booker has an “almost insurmountable” lead over former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan in their race to replace the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg in the October 16 special election, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton poll released this morning.
64% support Booker, 29% Lonegan and 6% are undecided.
56% of likely voters, including 44% of Republicans, don’t know enough about Lonegan to form an opinion. Voters who are familiar with the Republican are split 22%-22% in their favorable/unfavorable impressions of him.